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
I been a client of Dental One Associates for about one year now. The dental office doesn’t keep you waiting for a long period of time when you come in, their prices are reasonable and they are very […]
Joseph D.
just great service from cleaning people and the person subbing (older man) is superb. Also the office manager Maddie is very good.
Ivor D.
Sima is the best hygienist that I’ve ever had! She is so gentle and does a great job. Dr Thornton is very thorough and knowledge. The entire staff are very pleasant.
Jodi T.
The Team performance equaled and exceeded my expectations.
James P.
Fun staff, they don’t mind my jokes. Talkative and conversative. Efficient and punctual. Always thorough yet gentle for cleanings.
Daniel P.
Staff always friendly when I come in.
Carolyn W.
Staff is awesome.
Nefertiti H.
The people there are super friendly! I was so nervous about going to the dentist after having a horrible experience years ago at an office in another state but, the staff and Dr. Thornton made me […]
Stacee P.
Friendly knowledgeable staff. Dr. Thornton is great!
Michael M.
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.
Very professional & the customer service was amazing!!!
Robyn S.
I love all the staff and dentist there
Michael C.
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.
The doctor and hygienist were thorough, informative and considerate
James R.
I absolutely love this Dentist and staff and that is saying a great deal because I have always disliked going to the dentist! Dr. Thornton is very thorough and professional, but also has tremendous […]
Kelly M.
Everyone was extremely friendly, and I didn’t have wait long to be seen.
Amy B.
The communication is subperb. You are a partner in your treatment plan.
Amy C.
They were friendly, honest, not pushy, and welcoming. I had a great experience.
Patrick G.
Went in and out in 1 hour. Very nice and attentive staff. It was my 7 years old daughters first trip to the dentist and she had a great time. No complaints.
Heber P.
Friendly and professional staff, especially Dr. Thornton and Sima.
Darren C.
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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