Will Fillings Still Be Used in the Future?
As dentistry evolves our materials change and improve. We have the ability to restore an entire tooth structure from the root on up to the crown of the tooth, thanks to the advancements of implant dentistry. It seems that in the future we may even acquire the ability to regenerate your tooth, which would eliminate the need for dental fillings. Here's some more on this exciting new development.
What is a Dental Filling?
When decay destroys the enamel of your tooth, it eats down into the next layer called dentin. At this point your dentist would typically need to clean that decay out of your tooth and fill in the hole that ...