Thin fillings applied to the biting surfaces of molars to fill in the deep pits and grooves to help protect them from decay. Food can become trapped in these surfaces and they can be difficult to clean. Therefore the sealant adds a layer of protection for these teeth to help prevent decay. It does not help prevent decay between teeth – only on the biting surface.
Stainless Steel Crowns
These are used to restore teeth that do not have enough structural support for a traditional filling. They cover the tooth and provides support. These do not contain mercury as amalgam or silver fillings do. These are pre formed so the tooth is prepped and the crown is customized and delivered in same visit.
Extra tooth. It is usually diagnosed on x-ray. A plan is made by the dentist as to how to treat it to prevent impairment of the surrounding teeth.