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How to Choose between Amalgam and Composite Dental Fillings

For small to medium-sized cavities, fillings are the go-to restorative dentistry treatment. Fillings are non-invasive and conservative, but they can stop the spread of decay, strengthen weakened teeth, and prevent further structural damage. If you need dental fillings, there are several materials to choose from, including amalgam and composite resin. The right one for you…

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“What are the hardest teeth to do root canals on?” And Other FAQs about Endodontic Treatment

Root canal therapy, or endodontic treatment, has an unfortunate reputation. Say the words, and most people conjure up images of highly uncomfortable, invasive treatment. In reality, however, root canals are simple, safe, procedures that involve little discomfort. They are an important part of restorative dentistry because they can often save even severely damaged teeth.  At…

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