Don’t Ignore a Small Cavity

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Poor dental hygiene allows natural bacteria in your mouth to increase and cause many oral health problems. If it reaches the point that your tooth enamel is affected, a cavity may develop. If not treated quickly, the cavity can grow and severely damaged the tooth. With early detection, our dentist may be able to treat the small cavity with a high-quality dental filling.

To place the filling, Dr. Emanuel Amato will first numb the tooth and the surrounding area, and then remove any decayed portions of the tooth enamel to provide the filling with a clean and healthy surface to cement a filling in place.

Our dentist will recommend filling material based on both the tooth’s placement and primary function in your smile. Both amalgam and composite fillings can be placed in just one appointment. After the filling is in place and the cement has been cured into a hardened material, the filling can effectively strengthen and protect the tooth for many years.

If you suspect you may have a cavity, even a small one, don’t delay treatment; call 480-413-1100 today so that our dentist can examine the area as soon as possible and determine if you need a dental filling in Chandler, Arizona. We look forward to helping you maintain your healthy smile!