The More Natural Way to Treat a Cavity

A cavity can strike virtually anyone at any time, which is why it’s the most common chronic dental condition. Formed by tooth decay, a bacterial infection in your main tooth structure, a cavity describes a hole in your tooth that grows increasingly larger the longer it’s left untreated. The most effective way to treat tooth decay and cavities is often with a custom-designed filling. Using a highly biocompatible material, we can fill the cavity after we’ve cleaned away the infected tooth structure. For optimal esthetic and restorative results, we utilize highly customizable, lifelike materials such as tooth-colored composite resin and dental ceramic.

What Tooth-Colored Fillings Are Made Of

Traditionally, common tooth fillings have been made from a mixture of metals known as amalgam. Metal fillings were strong and durable, but they can also change shape over time, leaving teeth vulnerable to further decay. Some patients can’t receive the metal due to medical or health conditions. To avoid future problems and help more patients enjoy healthier, more attractive smiles, we only utilize tooth-colored composite resin and customizable dental porcelain (ceramic) to create safer and more lifelike tooth fillings. Compared to metal amalgam, tooth-colored fillings a much more cosmetically appealing restoration and provide longer-lasting protection for your tooth.

Fix Your Cavity with Optimal Discretion

When a cavity develops, a tooth-colored filling can help you treat it and restore your tooth while remaining virtually invisible to everybody else. For more information, schedule a consultation by calling the dental office Dr. Jack Schwartz in New York today at 212-582-6617 or emailing