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Do You Have The Most Common Dental Problem?

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At Wetaskiwin Family Dental, we restore decayed teeth to create smiles that are both healthy and beautiful. Recent advances in both techniques and materials have made the impossible not only possible but affordable for everyone in Wetaskiwin as well.

Dr. Tim Mahoney has been restoring teeth since 1983. Ongoing training is essential to remain at the forefront of cosmetic dentistry technology.

Decay is the most common dental problem and the second most common disease in the nation (number one is the common cold). If you have one or more teeth with decay, it’s time to take care of them.

Fillings, inlays, onlays and crowns are used to restore teeth for our cosmetic dental patients. Even the most basic procedure – filling a cavity – has evolved. There are several types of new materials available including porcelain and composite resin. Each has specific strengths and aesthetic considerations. Patients who replace silver amalgam with tooth-coloured fillings love getting the metal out of their smiles.

Inlays and Onlays are more extensive restorations. There are two types: direct and indirect. Direct inlays and Onlays are made in your cosmetic dental office on the spot and applied in one visit. Indirect inlays and onlays are fabricated in a dental lab. They usually require a second visit, but the results are well worth the extra trip.

When a patient has a tooth that cannot be restored with an inlay or an onlay, a natural-looking crown is an answer. We create crowns that blend in perfectly with the rest of your teeth. Let us show you some photos of patients who have received smile makeovers – you will not see any “Chiclet” crowns that stick out like a sore thumb. In fact, you won’t be able to tell which of our dental patients have crowns.

Wetaskiwin Family Dental is located at 5116 51 Ave in Wetaskiwin. Doctor Tim Mahoney is currently accepting new patients. Call 780-352-5113 to schedule an aesthetic dental consultation with a dentist near you.