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I am 58 female w/ one small cavity upper back tooth and one filling lower back tooth w/ small cavity bottom side of filling. .? Is do I go composite or cerac? Price diff of 800+ per tooth

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Dr. M Jones
Dentistry
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In brief: Size Matters

Depending on the size of the cavity and how far is extends across the different sides of the tooth, a Cerec restoration could be worth the investment.
When a dentist recommends a composite resin filling, it is usually the best treatment for that tooth to restore it to optimal form and function. We budget is a concern, sometimes a dentist will offer choices. Ask your dentist about each tooth.

In brief: Size Matters

Depending on the size of the cavity and how far is extends across the different sides of the tooth, a Cerec restoration could be worth the investment.
When a dentist recommends a composite resin filling, it is usually the best treatment for that tooth to restore it to optimal form and function. We budget is a concern, sometimes a dentist will offer choices. Ask your dentist about each tooth.
Dr. M Jones
Dr. M Jones
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: More info needed...

The answer to your question is not cut and dry, black or white.
Determining the best restoration is sometimes a matter of preference... there may not be an absolute right or wrong answer. If you doubt the diagnosis, get a second opinion from another dentist (who can actually examine the teeth in question).

In brief: More info needed...

The answer to your question is not cut and dry, black or white.
Determining the best restoration is sometimes a matter of preference... there may not be an absolute right or wrong answer. If you doubt the diagnosis, get a second opinion from another dentist (who can actually examine the teeth in question).
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
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In brief: Hard to answer

Complex question.
Pros and cons. Best bet discuss pros and cons with dentist. Consider a second opinion before costly treatment.

In brief: Hard to answer

Complex question.
Pros and cons. Best bet discuss pros and cons with dentist. Consider a second opinion before costly treatment.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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