The moment we notice cavities in our permanent teeth, one of the first things that pops into our minds is the thought of walking around with a disgusting, discolored tooth. However, if treated early enough, tooth decay or caries, more commonly known as cavities, serious complications that may result in tooth loss and nerve damage can be prevented. In addition, you do not have to concerned about smiling modestly because of unappealing teeth.
One of the ways in which dentists treat cavities is by removing the decayed tissue and placing special material in the tooth called a dental filling to prevent further decay or damage. This may sound like a painful procedure, but don’t worry. Before removing the decayed tissues from your tooth, your dentists will apply a local anesthetic to numb the tissue and then drill out the decayed portion of the tooth to prepare it for the dental filling.
As a result of drastic advancements in the dental health field, dental fillings have come a long way from the traditional metal fillings. The different kinds of dental fillings include:
If you have a cavity, and you are unsure about which filling is best suited for you, Dr. Evelina Tolchinsky, DDS and Dr. Inna Trogan DDS will be happy to advise you during your next visit. Our dentists have served the residents of Brooklyn Heights, Fort Greene, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Dumbo, and all of our other surrounding communities for years.
Our offices are located in the heart of beautiful Brooklyn Heights at 100 Pineapple Walk, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Dr. Inna Trogan – DDS is experienced in cosmetic dentistry, periodontics, and general dentistry. An active member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Dental Association, Dr. Trogan continuously stays up-to-date on the latest state-of-the-art technologies and advances in dentistry. She takes personal pride in providing courteous and high quality professional treatment for all of her patients’ dental care needs.
Our dentists have served the residents of Brooklyn Heights, Fort Greene, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, and all of our other surrounding communities for years. They can be reached by phone, 718.246.5677 or at their office in 100 Pineapple Walk, Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201. You can also book an appointment online.