Dental sealants are a clear and protective coating that is applied to the biting surfaces of the back teeth. The sealant protects the tooth from getting a cavity by shielding against bacteria and plaque. Sealants are most commonly placed on children's permanent back teeth because they are more prone to cavities.
Newberg Dentists Zephyr and Gayle Bizeau: Inlays & Onlays
Dental inlays and onlays can be used to restore decay or fractured teeth that are toot bid to be repaired with a regular filling. They are custom-fabricated in a lab, and can be shade matched to an undetectable match to the surrounding tooth.
Dentaltown - What is Root Canal Treatment, also known as endodontic treatment? A root canal is a dental procedure in which the diseased or damaged pulp (core) of a tooth is removed and the inside areas (the pulp chamber and root canals) are filled and sealed.
Newberg Dentists Zephyr and Gayle Bizeau: Root Canals
When left untreated, a cavity can spread to the nerve inside the tooth and cause an infection. During a root canal, the inside of the tooth is cleaned and a filling material is placed in the canals. Because the remaining walls are more fragile, mot root-canaled teeth will need to be crowned.