Dental Fillings

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What Is a Composite Filling?

Restoring the smile when tooth decay occurs is essential to ensuring the damage does not get larger and deeper. Edison, NJ patients who have cavities, will need to have a filling placed. At Gentle Dental Care, Drs. Brad Strober and Rebecca Kucharsky Hiess encourage patients to ask about composite resin fillings which are restorations that …

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Don’t Get Caries Away

If you’re a Jets or Giants fan (although that is difficult at the current time!) you may keep up on statistics such as carries per game, yards per carry, and what not. At Gentle Dental, we not concerned with totin’ the rock, as they say. We’re not concerned with Saquon Barkley’s carries, but we could …

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Lose the Silver

Caries. Do you know what word means? At Gentle Dental, we may use the term “caries,” but you may know it be another term, tooth decay. It’s the most common form of oral disease known to man, dental caries. You probably think of them as “cavities.” But that term doesn’t really fit what’s going on. …

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Fill ‘Er Up

If you’re over 60, you probably can still remember the days of full-service gas stations. You’d pull in, and a perky guy would run out and ask you what you needed. “Fill ‘er up with regular,” you’d respond. Then you’d sit back while the young guy filled the car and cleaned your windshield while he …

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Filling the Need

Caries. Who knows what that is? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? It’s the most common form of oral disease known to man, dental caries. The process of getting caries is called tooth decay. OK, you know them as cavities. But that’s really a misnomer. That term probably came from the fact that once the dentist cleans out …

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