Beautiful & Durable Restorations Made Just for You
For years, dentists turned to metal compounds to fill cavities and craft
durable crowns, but today, more modern materials have emerged that have
been proven to be safer and just as effective, including composite resin,
porcelain, and ceramic. Dr. Michael Courter believes that his patients
deserve a healthy smile just as much as they deserve a
beautiful one, and that’s why he offers customized,
discreet, metal-free restorations that are built to last.
Why Choose Dr. Michael Courter For Metal-Free Restorations?
Locally Owned & Operated
Comprehensive Dentistry for Families
Digital Smile Design for Confident Treatment
What Materials are Metal-Free Restorations Made From?
Metal-free restorations can be made from a variety of different,
custom-shaded materials, including:
Each different type of restoration is custom-crafted to fit your
tooth’s structure to make sure it remains protected from the threat of
harmful oral bacteria.
Benefits of Metal-Free Restorations
There are several different benefits that you’ll be able to reap from
changing out your outdated metal restorations for ceramic or composite resin
Natural-Looking Smile: Each metal-free restoration is
made from custom-shaded materials that can be matched to the exact color
of your enamel, making them virtually indistinguishable from your
Long-Lasting Protection: With routine maintenance and a
good at-home oral hygiene routine, metal-free crowns and fillings can last
for several years and effectively prevent minor damage from progressing
into an infection.
Hypoallergenic & Mouth-Safe: Patients with metal
allergies won’t need to worry about having an adverse reaction to
Types of Metal-Free Restorations
Dr. Courter can use metal-free restorations to address a variety of oral
Instead of using amalgam, or a metal compound, to fill cavities, Dr. Courter
uses a tooth-colored, biocompatible composite resin that requires less
alteration of your surrounding dental structure. It also doesn’t cause
common issues that amalgam fillings result in, including gum and tooth
Crowns are cap-like structures that Dr. Courter can customized to fit over
the biting surface of a broken or damaged tooth to provide it with
protection and strength. Metal-free crowns can be crafted from strong
porcelain and zirconia to look exactly like your natural tooth structure.
In addition to crowns and fillings, Dr. Courter is also able to replace
missing teeth with customized, natural-looking, metal-free dental bridges.
The prosthetic is made from two crowns that anchor free-standing replacement
teeth to fill a large space in your mouth.
If you have metal restorations that you’d like to replace to look more
natural, don’t hesitate to call our office today to
schedule an appointment
and learn more!