New Haven Dental Group is a 42 North Dental Care, PLLC practice and is owned and operated by dentists Dr. Samuel Shames, DDM. and Dr. Ronald Weissman, DDM. Gentle Dental is supported by 42 North Dental, LLC, a dental support organization that provides non-clinical administrative and business support services to the practice. 42 North Dental, LLC does not own or operate the dental practice or employ dentists to provide dental services. Find more information about 42 North Dental, LLC and the dental practices it supports at 42northdental.com.
If a tooth develops a cavity, the standard treatment is to fill in that cavity so it does not become bigger and lead to further problems down the road. In recent years, more and more dentists are offering tooth-colored fillings as opposed to traditional silver amalgam (metal) ones. That leads many patients to wonder, “Are tooth-colored fillings better than metal ones?” As you will discover in this blog post, each type of filling offers its own advantages and disadvantages.(more…)