No drilling fillings

Available at Woodthorpe

Minimally invasive treatment for tooth decay                                                                                          iconlogo

Tooth decay begins when mineral is lost from the enamel as a result of ‘acid attack’, making the tooth more porous.

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If the mineral loss is not stopped at an early stage the tooth surface becomes soft and eventually a cavity forms.  Until now, dentists have had only two choices in the treatment of early tooth decay; use fluoride and other treatments to remineralize enamel in the very early stages – or “wait and see” until it’s time to “drill and fill.”

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Resin infiltration treatment ,using Icon®,  is an entirely new approach to treatment of early tooth decay using a resin infiltrant. This breakthrough micro-invasive technology fills and reinforces demineralized enamel without the need for drilling or needles

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