Restorative Dentistry Services
Chipped, cracked, and broken teeth can not only affect your overall self-confidence, but can affect your oral health. In addition to taking away from your smile, these dental issues can lead to sensitivity, chewing discomfort, cavities, and infections. At Dr. Mae Fong Family Dentistry, Dr. Fong provides a range of advanced dentistry techniques to restore your smile and alleviate any oral health issues. Our Pickering patients are able to choose from veneers, bonding, gum recontouring, crowns, caps, bridges, dentures, and fillings. Call (905) 420-4808 today to schedule a consultation to learn which restorative dental procedures best suit your needs.
Porcelain veneers are thin shells of tooth-colored porcelain that Dr. Fong can use to cover stains or mask flaws such as cracked, broken, or misshapen teeth. Porcelain veneers are sometimes referred to as "instant orthodontics" because they can also be applied to straighten the appearance of a crooked smile.
Cosmetic Dental Bonding
By applying a thin coating of a tooth-colored resin composite material to teeth, Dr. Mae Fong can improve the appearance of a number of cosmetic flaws. In many cases, cosmetic bonding is more affordable and just as effective as porcelain veneers, though results will not last as long.
When a tooth has been damaged by a cavity, Dr. Fong will most likely perform a root canal to remove the infected tooth pulp. To restore functionality and appearance, and to seal the tooth from further damage, a dental crown will then be placed over the entire tooth surface.
If a patient is missing one or more teeth but is not necessarily a good candidate for dentures or dental implants, he or she may be fitted with a dental bridge. A bridge is an artificial tooth that is held in place by a dental crown on either side of the gap created by the missing tooth.
At Dr. Mae Fong Family Dentistry, we offer both full and partial dentures to our patients in the Pickering area. Unlike dental bridges or dental implants, dentures are removable replacement teeth. Dr. Fong uses the most modern materials and methods to create our patients' dentures, so they can always be assured of a comfortable fit and the most realistic appearance.
Traditional metal fillings are often composed of mercury, which, in addition to creating a black appearance, can be harmful to our patient's health. For this reason, at Dr. Mae Fong Family Dentistry we use only composite, or tooth-colored fillings. White fillings applied by Dr. Fong are less likely to cause tooth breakage like with metal fillings. White fillings are also virtually undetectable which makes your smile healthy and beautiful at the same time.