A Small Cavity Might Be Treated with a Composite or Amalgam Filling

Small textures on your tooth enamel can gradually start to trap bacterial matter and plaque buildup. This is even more likely to occur if you are inconsistent with your daily oral hygiene regimen. When this happens, the natural bacteria in your mouth might start to weaken the tooth enamel. Once bacteria establish a presence, the area of tooth decay will... read more »

Are Amalgam Dental Fillings Safe?

For more than 150 years, amalgam fillings have been used by dentists everywhere to fill cavities. However, in recent years after knowledge of what mercury and other heavy metals can do to your body’s overall health, a few people have questioned the safety of amalgam fillings. Today we’ll address those concerns and show why our team at Riverdale Dental Center... read more »

Laser Dentistry for Your Smile

Does the idea of visiting your dentist make you uncomfortable? Laser dentistry is another dental option that can help you look forward to dental treatment. Lasers dentistry is popular because it offers a number of benefits. Besides making the procedure far less invasive, it allows our dentist more precision along with minimizing the damage done to the other tissue in your... read more »