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Restorative Fillings

A  filling is used to repair a tooth that is affected by dental decay (cavity), chipped teeth and at times to close space between teeth.

There are 2 types of filling materials that can be used to restore teeth.  Composite fillings match the color of the natural teeth structure and is the most widely used filling material. On occasion an amalgam (silver) filling may be used to restore posterior teeth.

Dr. Susler will take the time to explain her recommendations to you and address any questions you may have about the recommended fillings.

If you suspect you may have a cavity, click here to request an evaluation.

Dental Crowns

A crown is used to cover or "cap" a tooth that has been damaged beyond the point that a filling can done to restore the tooth to health. A crown  strengthens a damaged tooth and can improve the  appearance, shape or alignment of the tooth or teeth. A crown can also be placed on top of a dental implant  to restore appearance and function to a single tooth or multiple teeth.

A crown may be recommended in the following situations:

  • Replacement of a large filling when there isn't adequate tooth structure remaining
  • Protect a tooth that has been  weakened by a crack or fracture
  • Support  a bridge (see Dental Bridge below)
  • Restore a dental implant
  • Restore a tooth that is discolored or poorly shaped
  • Strengthen and protect  a tooth that has had root canal treatment

 Dr. Susler will discuss the best treatment with you and address any questions you may have about crowns.  

Dental Bridge Work

A bridge does exactly what the name implies: fills a space between two teeth.

A bridge can replace one or more missing teeth,  is attached to the teeth on either side of the space and an artificial tooth fills the space of the missing tooth or teeth.

Missing teeth can lead to  shifting of the  adjacent teeth into the empty space which  can cause alteration of your natural bite. A bridge can prevent teeth from shifting and restore full chewing function as well as improve appearance.

To learn more about bridge work, click here to schedule an appointment.

Dentures

Dentures are natural-looking  replacements for missing teeth. Dentures can replace a few missing teeth (partial denture) or a full arch of missing teeth (full denture). Dentures are made to match the color and shape that of the natural teeth.

Both partial and full dentures restore the appearance and function which are altered when there are missing teeth.

Dr. Susler enjoys working with patients in need of dentures to find their desired  look and fit. She takes the time to listen to patients and create the outcome they hope for.

To learn more dentures in Madison, click here to request a consultation.

Root Canal Therapy

No need to fear! Root canals may get a really bad rap, but they're really not so bad--especially in the hands of the gentle and professional team at Summit Square Dental.

A root canal is indicated when a tooth has become infected. The nerve and pulp of a tooth are in the center of the root and,  when infected, must be removed and the space cleaned and sealed.

Symptoms that may indicate that a root canal is necessary include:

  • Spontaneous pain
  • Pain when pressure is applied to your teeth, such as when chewing
  • Intolerance to hot and/or cold temperatures
  • Swelling in the gum tissue near a tooth

Dr. Susler and her team will ensure your comfort throughout the procedure, including explaining each step of the process.

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed above, contact our office right away to schedule an appointment.

Tooth Extraction

There are conditions which require the removal (extraction) of a tooth. Some examples include:

  • Tooth cannot be restored by a filling or crown due to extensive damage
  • Tooth cannot be saved by root canal treatment due to advanced infection
  • Tooth has sustained severe bone loss due to periodontal disease
  • Crowding of teeth impacting health or function
  • Inadequate space for wisdom teeth

Dr. Susler will evaluate your condition and make the recommendation that is best for your needs. Extraction can be done with local anesthetic right in our office or, in more advanced situations, can be referred to an oral surgeon who specializes in extractions.

If you think  you or a family member may need to have a tooth extracted, please request an appointment so Dr. Susler can perform a thorough examination and discuss options with you.

 Call us today to discuss what treatment options are right for you.