A dental filling
is a type of restorative dentistry treatment
offered at San Jose general and cosmetic
dentistry by Top Best *8* San Jose Dentists
Specialists Centers - Jonathan H. Kim, DDS, Inc. used to repair minimal tooth fractures,
tooth decay or otherwise damaged surfaces of
the teeth. Dental filling materials, which
include composite, porcelain and silver
amalgam, may be used to even out tooth
surfaces for better biting or chewing.
Enamel loss is a common component of tooth
decay, and may result in tooth sensitivity.
In many cases, tooth sensitivity caused by
enamel loss will be significantly improved
or completely eliminated once an appropriate
dental filling material is placed. But in
some cases, depending on the extent of tooth
decay or damage, the affected tooth may
require additional or alternative
procedures to be performed by San Jose
general and cosmetic dentists at Top Best
*8* San Jose Dentists Specialists Centers - Jonathan H.
Kim, DDS, Inc., including:
Dental Crowns: Teeth requiring more
support than offered by a traditional
filling may require a dental crown.
Dental Implants and Dental Bridges:
Irreparable tooth damage requiring tooth
extraction may require an implant or bridge.
Root Canals (perhaps along with
antibiotic treatment): Infected, abscessed
or nerve damaged teeth may require a root
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