Broken Fillings

This patient attended  the Langley Dental Practice with some old broken amalgam black fillings. She wanted white fillings but the standard composite white fillings were not really suitable where the restoration is large so it was decided to place CEREC  ceramic inlays. These are similar to fillings but much stronger and longer lasting although they do cost more initially. This was done …

2 Failed root treatments; time for Dental Implants

This patient lost two teeth due to failed root treatments.We could have attempted to re-try the root treatment  however the success rate drops by 50%, opposed to the 98% success rate of dental implants. Two dental implants were placed and a healing period observed, during the healing stage we often place a “sticky bridge” as a temporary measure to fill the gap. This ...