A Tooth Lost to Severe Tooth Decay Can Often Be Replaced by a Bridge

Tooth decay generally starts out as a small area of bacterial exploitation on the enamel layer of a tooth. At first you might not notice more than a minor change in texture or increased sensitivity. If you choose not to pursue timely treatment with Dr. Bennett R. Shanker, the decay will gradually continue to spread. In time, it could infect... read more »

A Cavity on a Molar Might Be Repairable with an Amalgam Filling

The molars in the back of your mouth play a very important role in grinding and processing the foods you eat. If a cavity forms on a tooth, it could cause heightened sensitivity that could reduce your ability to effectively chew foods. With early detection, Dr. Bennett R. Shanker might be able to repair a small cavity on a molar... read more »