Options for Cavity Fillings

If you’ve ever had a cavity filled, you know that the end result is a whole tooth that doesn’t hurt any longer. But one of the downsides of a cavity is that you’re left with a gray, cement-colored filling afterward. That doesn’t exactly do wonders for your smile. And if you have a big cavity filled, then the filling itself... read more »

Cavities Can Cause These Symptoms

Cavities are one the most common issues for which Dr. Scott Ferguson gives treatment. In the majority of these cases, it was easy to tell that the patient had a cavity. There are some instances where it isn’t so clear. Because it can be difficult to tell sometimes whether or not you may have a cavity, we offer this small... read more »

Mercury Free Fillings to Restore Your Healthy Smile

At the dental practice of Dr. Scott Ferguson, Dr. Neha Batra, and Dr. Logan Smith in Kimball, Michigan, we are pleased to offer mercury-free fillings for our patients' healthy smiles. Amalgam fillings, or mercury fillings, consist of a combination of silver, tin, copper, zinc and mercury. Because amalgam fillings have mercury in them, they release small amounts of mercury into your... read more »

The Plaque Plague

Did you know that your mouth is constantly fighting a battle against disease and decay? Oral bacteria are necessary for maintaining your health, but some of it can harm your teeth and gums. The bacteria that causes many dental problems is called plaque. Plaque Plaque is the name given to the sticky, colorless film of bacteria that collect on the... read more »