The restorative procedures that we do at Autumn Dental include tooth-colored fillings, same day crowns, and replacing missing teeth with dentures, bridges and implant crowns. Our understanding of the latest techniques and use of new technology has helped us devise less invasive ways to repair teeth and maintain the health of gums and your mouth overall. We try to prevent problems before they appear – wherever possible – and repair teeth in ways that are more natural looking.
Your smile matters to you, and it matters to us!
Tooth-colored fillings, or fillings made from composite resin, provide good durability and resistance to fracture in small- to mid-size fillings that need to withstand moderate pressure from the constant stress of chewing. They can be used on either front or back teeth. They are a good choice for people who prefer that their fillings look more natural.
A crown is a cover or “cap” that Dr. Allen can put on a tooth. The crown restores the tooth to its normal shape, size and function. The purpose of a crown is to make the tooth stronger or improve the way it looks.
A crown may be the answer if you:
For some people, ordinary bridges and dentures are simply not comfortable or even possible, due to sore spots, poor ridges or gagging. In addition, ordinary bridges must be attached to teeth on either side of the space left by the missing tooth. If you’re lacking healthy teeth to attach a bridge to, that treatment is not an option. Dental implants offer a solution to these problems. They are permanent, stable tooth replacements that can be used to replace one missing tooth, several missing teeth, or all of them.
Dental implants are metal posts or frames that are surgically positioned into the jawbone beneath your gums. Once in place, they allow your dentist to mount replacement teeth onto them. They can be used on either front or back teeth.
Dentures are replacements for missing teeth that can be taken out and put back into your mouth. Dentures have come a long way recently, and while they will still take some getting used to for most people, they are more comfortable and natural looking than ever.
There are two main types of dentures: full and partial. Dr. Allen will help you choose the type of denture that’s best for you based on whether some or all of your teeth are going to be replaced and the cost involved.