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Metal-Free Dentistry in Las Vegas

With several advantages to metal-free dentistry, more and more patients are seeking metal-free dental fillings, crowns and other restorations for a strong and healthy smile. Absolute Dental in Las Vegas offers safer and more natural-looking alternatives using durable non-metal materials. We help our patients choose the best non-metal options for their dental needs.

If you’d like to learn more about metal-free dentistry and how it can benefit you and your family, contact our team today at (844) 8-SMILE-NOW or fill out the form to make an appointment today!

 

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    What Is Metal-Free Dentistry?

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    Metal-free dentistry provides strong, long-lasting restorations without controversial amalgams that contain metals such as mercury. Tooth fillings traditionally consisted of metal elements, which many believe could pose a health risk to patients. Recent advancements in metal-free alternatives for dental fillings and crowns offer a healthier option without compromising on durability.

    Benefits of Metal-Free Dentistry

    Traditionally, metal has been used in dental restorations because it is strong yet malleable enough to work within the mouth. However, it also has the potential to change shape, expand or even break when exposed to hot or cold temperatures. Metal amalgams containing mercury can also be hazardous to a patient’s health.

    Metal-free alternatives to dental work are gaining popularity for their effectiveness, cosmetic appeal and safety. Some benefits of metal-free dentistry include:

    • Improved strength and durability
    • Natural look and feel
    • No risk of metal staining the teeth
    • No health risks due to mercury
    • Patients are less likely to have an adverse biocompatibility reaction
    • Safer for dental professionals
    • Less risky for the environment

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    Absolute Dental is a preferred provider for most insurances, unions, and hotels that include: Aetna, Ameritas, Boon-Chapman, Caesars Palace, Cigna, Delta Dental, Diversified, Geha, Guardian, Harrah’s, HealthSCOPE Benefits, Health Plan of Nevada (HPN), Humana, Liberty, Met-Life, MGM-MIRAGE, Premier Access, The Standard, Station Casinos, Teachers Health Trust, United Concordia, United Healthcare, Venetian, and The Zenith. We also accept Medicaid.

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    Types of Metal-Free Crowns and Fillings

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    Our Las Vegas dentists can help you choose which metal-free option is best for you and your dental needs. These may include:

    • Composite Fillings – Widely used by most dentists, composite fillings are made of plastic and ceramic resin, which is designed to look and feel more like a natural tooth than metal fillings. It offers good resistance, durability and functionality, making it an excellent option for dental patients.
    • Zirconia (Zirconium Dioxide) – This incredibly hard ceramic is used in dental crowns, dental implants and implant abutments. It is also made to resemble the color of a natural tooth and will easily blend in with your smile.
    • Porcelain Crowns – Dental crowns made entirely of porcelain are used to restore and strengthen a tooth after a root canal or other dental procedures. It offers protection for the tooth with natural shape and color.
    • Restoration of Cracked and Chipped Teeth – Composite resin can be used to repair cracked or chipped teeth without using metal. It can match the color of your tooth for a bright and more confident smile.

    At Absolute Dental, we strive to provide the best dental care for our patients, which includes metal-free tooth fillings, dental crowns, dental implants and more. With locations throughout Southern Nevada, affordable metal-free dental care is never far away.

    If you’re ready to make an appointment for metal-free dental treatment, contact our team today!

    Metal Alternative Dentistry - FAQs

    Generally, anyone can benefit from metal-free tooth fillings, metal-free crowns and other metal-free restorations. If you need dental work but don’t want noticeable amalgam fillings or unsightly metal crowns, our dental professionals can discuss the best non-metal options for you.

    Dental amalgam is a stable alloy consisting of several metals, including silver, tin, copper and mercury. There is some concern about the use of mercury because it can be dangerous if it gets into the bloodstream. It can also be hazardous to the environment if not used or disposed of correctly. This has prompted the development of metal-free alternatives for dental work.

    Yes! You can replace metal fillings with composite fillings for a more natural look and comparable durability and functionality. You don’t have to worry about noticeable metal in your mouth with non-metal tooth fillings. If you have a damaged amalgam filling, our Las Vegas dentists can repair the tooth with a metal-free option. Contact the Absolute Dental team to learn more.

    Metal-free crowns can last a long time. However, it depends on several factors, including a patient’s oral hygiene and care. If patients practice good dental habits, avoid eating unnecessarily hard foods and visit their dentist regularly, a mental-free crown can last decades before needing to be repaired or replaced.

    Tooth fillings made of composite material resemble the color of a natural tooth, so it easily blends in with the rest of your mouth. Porcelain or zirconia dental crowns are also natural-looking and can match the color of your other teeth for a bright and confident smile.

    Are You Looking for Metal-Free Dentistry in Las Vegas?

    When it comes to getting a tooth filling, veneers or crowns your confidence in our approach will leave you at ease. Schedule your consultation with our dentists at any of our Las Vegas locations! Our dentists can evaluate the amount of metal you might have already to replace, and get you taken care of same-day.

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