Category: Restoration Dentistry
Among the easiest and least expensive cosmetic dental procedures, bonding is a fast, easy way to correct a number of minor dental aesthetic issues. In dental bonding procedures, a tooth-colored synthetic resin is bonded to the tooth, allowing the dentist to adjust the shape, spacing, and color of teeth. In some cases, dentists may use bonding to correct chips or cracks. In others, bonding can be used to correct smile issues. In some cases, bonding can even be used as an alternative to traditional fillings,...Read More
There has been a longstanding discussion in the dental world over the effects of amalgam fillings. Silver fillings have been used for years to replace holes made by cavities or other tooth related injuries. The controversy surrounding amalgam fillings have to do with the mercury laced filling that they are actually composed of.
In a survey taken by dental professionals, a whopping 72% of individuals had no idea that silver filling contain mercury. Of that percentage of individuals, 92% of...Read More
Studies show that natural-colored fillings are a much healthier option compared to metal restorations. Some metal restorations have traces of Mercury, which can be highly toxic to the body. On the other hand, natural-colored fillings are made of ceramic composites that are durable and long-lasting.
Natural-colored fillings are designed to look like your natural teeth. Patients no longer have to feel self-conscious about noticeable restorations because they can now...Read More
Are you suffering from broken, chipped, or missing teeth? If so, a Dental Crown can be placed over a tooth to restore its strength and appearance. Dental Crowns have several uses such as to protect a weak or broken tooth. Also, Dental Crowns are used to cover a large filling or help support a dental bridge. Dr. Hunter of El Cajon, CA highly recommends dental crowns because of the following advantages:Natural Looking – Porcelain and composite Dental Crowns have the...Read More
Dr. Hunter of El Cajon, CA specializes in implant dentistry. A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is placed into your jaw to replace missing teeth. If you have ideal oral health, but are missing teeth dental implants are perfect for you. Dental implants are also ideal for those individuals who suffer permanent tooth loss from periodontal disease because dental implants are completely natural looking and can...Read More
Dr. Hunter encourages his patients to avoid receiving metal restorations and receive natural colored fillings. Patients agree that metal fillings are unfavorable because of their unappealing appearance. Instead, patients are raving about natural colored fillings provided by Dr. Hunter. Dr. Hunter guarantees that natural colored fillings match the shade of your teeth that allow them to be visible unnoticeable. Compare to metal fillings, natural colored...Read More
Do your teeth appear to be discolored? Do you feel as though your teeth are worn down? Are you tired of dealing with an embarrassing chipped tooth? Do you feel like it is time to fix your misaligned or uneven teeth?
If you are ready to completely rejuvenate your smile, then veneers are the answer to your dental problems. According to Dr. Hunter, veneers are thin laminate that are permanently...Read More
Inlays and onlays are great alternatives to dental crowns! If you suffer from damaged or decayed teeth, inlays and onlays may be the best option for you! Inlays and onlays are precisely fitted to the center of a tooth and bonded to the surface of the teeth. Inlays and onlays are restorative procedure utilized by dentists to ensure your teeth are progress to their optimal health.
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Dentist J. Andrew Hunter of El Cajon, CA is proud to offer the best in comprehensive dentistry. He believes in overall wellness and in making a personal connection with each patient, so that he can offer the best custom treatment plan for each individual.
Learning your personal history, your present condition of oral health and wellness and your future expectations helps to establish which type of treatment options are right for you.
Dr. J. Andrew Hunter has an array of cosmetic...Read More
Dental Bonding is a great way for you to regain confidence in your smile if you have chipped or broken one (or more) of your teeth. Dental Bonding is a process of directly applying a tooth-colored composite to your tooth. Once the composite is applied, our dentist will sculpt and shape it to make a perfect looking tooth. A high-intensity ultraviolet light is then used to harden the composite and is finished off by a fine polishing.
Not only is dental bonding useful for chipped and broken...Read More