Scaling and Polishing are the procedure treatments to remove soft and hard plaque ( bacteria infected films ) or calculus deposit ( calcium built up on teeth ) the purpose of cleaning is basically to leave the teeth surface smooth and clean. In case of deeper deposit of bacteria can create infected pocket under the gum line, the patients need specific deep cleaning and more recall treatments.
The dentist can provide filling to replace part of tooth that has been lost because of decay, wear or accidental damage. Tooth color filling or composite filling give more natural look.
This materials provide an alternative replacing of tooth, they are strong and last longer than fillings, especially for large repair of chewing teeth. Inlay onlay can be made of metal, composite or porcelain, the tooth is prepared in the same way as filling before taking impression of the tooth to make the exact size and shape by technician. The dentist will glue the inlay onlay into place.