Bonding is an alternative to veneers, and can be used as a restorative procedure for teeth that are chipped, cracked, discolored or misarranged.
Dr. Matthew Burke grew up in Alta Loma, CA where he competed in wrestling, swimming and water polo for his high school.
There are two common types of dental fillings. Amalgam or silver fillings are one. Composite or tooth colored fillings are the other. Both materials have their advantages and disadvantages.
Periodontal diseases are infections of the gums, which gradually destroy the support of your natural teeth. There are numerous disease entities requiring different treatment approaches. Dental plaque is the primary cause of gum disease in genetically susceptible individuals. Daily brushing and flossing will prevent most periodontal conditions.