Dental One Associates of Dunwoody
5901-B Peachtree Dunwoody Road NE, Suite 250, Atlanta, GA 30328

Fillings and Restorations in Atlanta, GA

Patients from all walks of life may have to pursue dental fillings, also called restorations, at some point in their lifetime, but our dentists in Atlanta have a variety of solutions tailored to patient’s needs. Whether an individual is experiencing cavities, cracked or broken teeth or tooth decay, dental fillings are one of the most reliable means of treating these problems long-term and can help patients return to normalcy.

When fillings are required, there are a variety of dental filling materials like composite, porcelain and silver amalgam which can be used in many different capacities. Dentists can use these materials to alter the shape of tooth surfaces to improve biting, chewing and providing a comfortable resting position. Restoring the tooth back to its original shape, function and appearance is the main aim of each dental restoration and is used mainly to prevent the loss of the tooth in the future as well as preventing future dental procedures.

While most dental restorations are relatively simple procedures, more advanced forms of tooth decay could require dental crowns. This requires replacing a portion of the tooth with a crown, which can help to anchor the existing tooth to the gumline and restore a person’s ability to chew and bite effectively. One step further from this are dental implants, which is used in the case of irreparable tooth damage. This could require the whole tooth to be extracted and replaced with an artificial implant or a bridge.

Dental restorations also include root canals, which are used in the rare case of infected or abscessed teeth. This procedure requires antibiotics and penetration deep down to the inner nerve of the tooth to clear out any infected tissue and replacing it with a dental implant. Ultimately, these operations are dependent on the scale and progression of tooth decay and how it could factor into the long-term health of the tooth and whether it can be salvaged.

Last but not least, dental restoration also encompasses the use of dentures, removable replacements for missing teeth that are held onto the gum line with either metal attachments or a bonding material. These can be created in partial form for specific areas of the mouth or entire rows of teeth that may have been lost over time. With the many advances in dental restoration, dentists have dramatically reduced the pain and recovery time associated with these procedures to make them a viable tool in improving a patient’s long-term oral health plan and allow them to enjoy a normal life.

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Patient Reviews
Best. Dental practice. Ever!! This is the best dentist office I have ever been to. The staff is Amazing and make you feel right at home. I have recommended this office to everyone, and will continue […]
Chris R.
First off I would like to say thanks to doctor Sarah and her team for doing an awesome job. I have been terrified of the dentist for many years due to a bad experience, but doctor Sarah has changed […]
Jarvis D.
Fun staff, they don’t mind my jokes. Talkative and conversative. Efficient and punctual. Always thorough yet gentle for cleanings.
Daniel P.
They have the greatest staff I have ever came contact with since I’ve been going to the dentist. Receptionist is great ( Crystal) Both hygienist are nice (Jessica)& (Sema) Dr. Thornton is […]
Kevin A.
Great service
Lester L.
The pleasant experience and post follow ups
Antione M.
Dr. Thornton is one of the best dentists I have ever been pleased to call “My dentist.” Her skill and patience are topped with a wonderful personality and she has a soft manner and touch even […]
Nona L.
They were friendly, honest, not pushy, and welcoming. I had a great experience.
Patrick G.
Consistently friendly staff and efficient but thorough service for the last four years. And I HATE THE DENTIST.
Danielle J.
Very efficient professional and accommodating.
Ann T.
After a long search, I’ve finally found a dentist that fits my needs. The entire staff is prompt and professional. I’ve taken my small child with me twice and everyone was very accommodating. I […]
Equilla L.
I love all the staff and dentist there
Michael C.
I hate the going to the dentist but I love this office and the staff!!! They truly treat you like you are the only one they treat!!
Billy M.
Just wanted everyone to know I love this office. I had to change dentists due to an insurance change last year, and was afraid to use a “chain” dentist office. They changed my impression and I […]
Lynethia W.
Location and the customer service.
Brittany J.
The entire staff was friendly, knowledgeable and explained everything about my care and options :-) I was nervous about my appointment and they put all of my fear aside.
Michele O.
Very friendly, thorough, and quick.
Robert S.
I’d definitely recommend Dr. Sarah Thornton and her wonderful staff without any hesitation. They are efficient, great at what they do and make sure you are comfortable every step of the way — […]
Deepika R.
The entire staff invests themselves in making the dental patient experience positive and friendly
Nona L.
I was seen at scheduled time and staff is very friendly.
Craig S.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed. – 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Thu. – 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (404) 381-1490
Fax: (770) 391-0268
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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