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Uncorrected alignment issues with your front teeth can do more than leave you with an unappealing smile. As the years go by two teeth that meet at an ineffective angle can start to rub and wear on each other. This can gradually cause enamel attrition on one or both of the teeth.

Without timely treatment, a compromised area of tooth enamel could harbor a cavity or cause the tooth to fracture. If it’s caught early enough, Dr. David Goldschein might be able to repair an area of enamel attrition on one of your front teeth with a composite dental filling.

This is a special type of dental plastic that can be perfectly shaded to match the surrounding tooth enamel. To provide a clean surface for the filling to bond with, Dr. David Goldschein will need to remove a small amount of additional tooth enamel from the area.

The composite material will then be shaded, applied, and shaped to match smoothly with the surfaces of the tooth. Once it has been hardened by an ultraviolet light, the dental filling will repair the tooth for a long time to come.

If you live in the Tampa, Florida area and you have one or more teeth suffering from excess wear and tear on the tooth enamel, we invite you to call 813-251-5740 to seek treatment at Generations Cosmetic and Family Dentistry.  We look forward to helping you smile!