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Amalgam Fillings Coquitlam

Amalgam restorations are capable of lasting for a number of years, but ultimately will decay and tarnish. When this occurs, the tooth and the restoration will begin to break away from each other leaving the region open to germs that can enter the opening and bring about injury and corrosion under the restoration. As soon as this is exposed, your amalgam filling will have to be taken out and substituted with a ceramic filling.

One of the advantages of a porcelain tooth fixture is that they can be attached directly to the tooth, making for a very solid filling. Also, with ceramic restorations, less natural tooth will need to be extracted in preparation for the fastening treatment.

Ceramic fillings are most frequently utilized in situations where there is only a minute amount of pressure on the tooth and the damage is mild to moderate. When the deterioration is too serious and there is not adequate anatomy on the tooth remaining, a dental crown may be necessary to help handle the full forces of biting and chewing.

If multiple silver fillings are existing, it is best to change a few silver restorations at one time rather than performing the procedure many times. The silver amalgam restorations are removed with a dental hand tool and the exteriors of the tooth are meticulously cleaned before the tooth-coloured replacement restoration is placed. This ceramic filling is professionally contoured and shaped to resemble a natural tooth and to fit the bite.

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Coquitlam City is considered the fifth largest city within the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Originally the name Coquitlam was derived from the words, Kickininee or Kokanee, which is a fish coloured red and is similar to sockeye salmon. The place began as a "place-in-between" during the construction of North Road during the middle of 1800's, and its purpose was to give Royal Engineers within New Westminster access to the port's all-year facilities within Port Moody. During the 19th Century, Coquitlam grew when Frank Ross and James McLaren opened Fraser Mills, that was a lumber mill situated on the northern banks of the Fraser River. The following years saw the arrival of some contingents of French Canadian mill employees, and after WWII, Coquitlam and the Lower Mainland experienced a population explosion that still continues even at present...
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