Crowns, Dentures, and FillingsRestorations to replace what's been lost.
Teeth are prone to decay and break down. Modern dental materials and technology restore teeth utilizing fillings, crowns, and dentures.Dr. Jivan
Composite is a tooth colored filling material. This is the material of choice to replace small areas of tooth decay, cracks, discoloration, chips, or fractures. With a variety of different shades available, this material can be closely matched to the natural color of your teeth.
Crowns return normal form and function to teeth that have extensive breakdown, fractures, root canals, or decay. Crowns are custom made in a laboratory for each individual tooth. They are typically composed of ceramics.
A dental bridge is fixed (cemented) prosthesis that is used to replace the space created when there are missing or extracted teeth. The bridge is supported by connecting healthy teeth adjacent to the missing space to a custom made lab fabricated prosthesis. This prosthesis is cemented into position.
A denture is a removable prosthesis that is used to replace missing or extracted teeth. The denture can be supported by connecting healthy teeth adjacent to the missing space (moderate retention), implants (significant retention), or to the underlying gum tissue (weakest retention).
Dentistry over the years has greatly improved. More people are choosing implant prosthesis over dentures because dental implants are so natural-looking and feeling, you may forget you ever lost a tooth. Implants can last a lifetime if placed under proper...
What is Dental Hygiene Month? The American Dental Hygiene Association has worked hard to designate October Dental Hygiene Month. The goal of this month is two fold. The two primary goals are to bring awareness of how we can improve our oral health, as well as to...
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Hello Fall... Hello October! Lets join hands to increase awareness of a healthier you and a healthier smile! I'm Dr. Jivan, Mount Dora's Cosmetic, Implant, and Family Dentist. October is a very exciting time of year and starts off the holiday season with Halloween! We...