If you’re over the age of forty and have considered cosmetic dental work, you’ll want to know some of the principles behind Anti-Aging Dentistry, also known as Midlife Dentistry. This is a protocol I developed after thirty plus years of experience and training on the best ways to ensure that cosmetic dental work lasts, does not interfere with natural chewing function, or create a structural imbalance leading to pain.
These can cause tooth chipping and breakage and lead gums to recede due to rubbing and irritation.
1. Are white fillings weaker than amalgams? Yes, however, if you take the total result—the filling plus the tooth—the composites are stronger because they bond to the tooth, making the tooth more resistant to fracture.
Having treated this condition for over thirty years, I’ve helped many night grinders eliminate their problems.
With a deep cleaning …called a “scaling and root planing” you get all of that trapped bacteria