- 45 min45 minutes
- Elite Coral Dentistry
Simple cavities are treated with a filling. The doctor will remove the decayed tooth tissue, and replace that removed tooth structure with a filling. The filling will either be a metal amalgam, or will be a tooth-colored composite. Some cavities are too large for a filling. If the damage is very extensive, and too much of the tooth tissue has decayed, a dental crown may be needed. If the cavity has been left untreated, and the tooth has become infected, this serious condition is called an abscess, which might require a root canal.
1105 Southeast 47th Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33904, USA