The lifespan of a filling depends on several different factors, some of which are within your control and some that are not. Fillings do suffer from wear and tear of temperature changes and chewing forces. Aside from a general, slow deterioration, there are a few conditions that lead to rapid breakdown of a dental filling. Continue reading How Long do Fillings Last?
While most people have experienced the filling process for “fixing” a cavity, many do not actually understand the process. Some of that lack of understanding is due to the local anesthetic, which prevents you from feeling what is going on during a dental filling. The rest may be due to a lack of explanation, which we hope to remedy here in this blog. Continue reading How Do Fillings Work?