A Lost Filling Might Need a Crown

When a restoration or filling is adapted to a prepared cavity to remove bacteria and decayed tooth, it is intended to repair that area of tooth for a long time. Restorations or fillings can fail due to recurring decay (a dental cavity that develops at the margin of a filling), coming debonded from the tooth (in the case of a... read more »

Learning About Dental Crowns

Are you interested in learning more about dental crowns? If so, you have come to the right place! Dental crowns are used for many reasons in the world of dentistry. To help you understand more about dental crowns, our team here at Brent A. Spear, DDS in Fort Worth, Texas, is happy to give you more information about them and... read more »

Occlusal Cavities Might Need to Be Repaired by an Inlay or Onlay Filling

The teeth in the back of your mouth are often called upon to do a significant amount of chewing and grinding. Deep textures, pits and fissures in the tooth enamel along the occlusal biting surfaces make these teeth more effective for the task at hand. Unfortunately, these areas can sometimes trap food particles and plaque, causing tooth decay. If the... read more »