Inlays and onlays serve the same purpose as a filling, but if there is more decay or a filling is removed that leaves the top of your tooth and/or the cusps (points) exposed, then Dr. Norton uses porcelain inlays to fill the space up to the cusps. It’s called an onlay when we need to cover one or more of the cusps.
Oral cancer diagnosis is on the rise with an estimated 51,540 new cases expected in 2018. At our dental office in Evansville, we understand how serious this life threatening disease is. In fact, the American Cancer Society projects that over 10,000 people in the United States will die from it this year. However, while oral… Read more »
We all know that calcium is an important ingredient when it comes to building and keeping strong bones. But your skeleton isn’t the only thing that relies on calcium. The truth is, each one of our teeth is made up of 70% calcium! That makes this mineral essential for a lifetime of good oral health…. Read more »