Your child’s first tooth will typically come in between 6 and 12 months. Children begin to lose primary teeth at about 6 years old. Adult teeth are typically fully grown in by age 12. At every stage of your child’s development, it’s important to take them in for a check-up so we can monitor your child for dental problems.
Traditional Tooth fillings, may include porcelain ,gold or composite. Newer tooth fillings include ceramic and plastic compounds that mimic the appearance of natural teeth. These compounds often called composite resins, are used on the front teeth where a natural appearance is important. There are two different kinds of fillings: direct and indirect. Direct fillings are fillings placed directly into a prepared cavity in a single visit. Indirect fillings generally require two or more visits. These fillings include inlays and veneers fabricated with ceramics or composites.