A Tooth with a Missing Filling Might Need to Be Totally Restored With a Crown

Modest-sized cavities are often repaired by an ordinary dental filling made from gold, amalgam, porcelain or composite resin. As time passes, the natural bacteria in your mouth can slowly compromise the cement that is anchoring the filling in place. In general, large and old fillings are more likely to fall out. If a large filling is lost, or if a... read more »