During a cleaning or routine examination, Ronald L Hinton D.D.S. P.C. will check the surfaces of your teeth. We’ll also take X-rays to get a better view of the enamel between your teeth. In cases where the enamel is damaged or has a cavity, you’ll receive a dental filling. Dental fillings are done to restore the tooth back to its normal shape and function. The process involves:
If your mouth has any damage or decay that doesn’t receive the proper attention, your tooth might need more extensive repair work. Your tooth could require a cap or crown if a large portion is affected. If the decay reaches the nerve of your tooth, a root canal is recommended to remove the damaged nerve. Schedule a dental cleaning to prevent decay.