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A New Study Points Toward the Future of Dental Fillings

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If you are like most people in this country, you have at least one dental filling. You can probably expect that filling to last for up to 10 years before it might start to fail by falling out or cracking. This means another trip to the dentist to either replace the filling or replace it with a dental crown, depending on how much of your original tooth structure is left.

But there is good news on the horizon. According to recent studies, scientists believe that an extract from the bark of pine trees might be able to make fillings up to 10 times stronger. What does this mean for fillings? ...

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What To Do If Your Tooth Gets Chipped

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Dental emergencies are uncomfortable and unexpected and the first thing to do is to remain calm. While emergencies never occur at convenient times your emergency dentist in Amherst, NH is always prepared to help. Here we'll discuss what you should do if your tooth gets chipped.

Small Chipping

Small chips that are not painful will likely be able to be repaired with cosmetic bonding or a dental veneer depending on how large the chip is. Composite resin, which is also used to fill cavities can be used to repair small chipping. Visit your dental provider as soon as possible to determine the best treatment for your needs, as small chips can ...

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