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The teeth in the front of your mouth often play a role in your facial expressions. When a cavity forms on one of these teeth it can cause you to guard your smile while also limiting your ability to comfortably bite off tough and hard foods.

If you are concerned that an area of tooth decay has developed on one of your front teeth, you should not delay in scheduling an appointment at Dr. Thomas Anglemire’s dental office. In a short amount of time he can examine the tooth to determine the most effective treatment method.  

Once this is done Dr. Thomas Anglemire will numb the tooth and use a drill to remove all the decayed tooth enamel. This will also involve prepare the surface for a filling.

A composite dental filling is made from a special plastic material that can be perfectly shaded to match the surrounding tooth enamel.

Once the filling material has been applied Dr. Thomas Anglemire will use a special ultraviolet light to harden and adhere it to the surrounding tooth enamel. With good oral hygiene habits your new dental filling should last for several years.   

If you live in the Granger, Indiana area and you have a cavity on a tooth in the front of your mouth, you should call 574-277-5406 to have it treated by the dental specialists at Granger Family Dentistry PC.