An Appointment With Gold

If you’ve wondered about gold work for your own mouth, here is a mini photo series to summarize what you might see at one of your appointments. The appointment documented is the seating of gold into the tooth. (Not photographed is the appointment with the preparation and impression.) The tooth is isolated and cleaned. The […]

Why Do Dental Golds Last So Long?

There are a few main reasons why dental gold lasts so long. First, golds are non-corrosive. They don’t rust. Remember, the mouth is a moist environment. Other materials either rust or wash out over time, but gold does not. Secondly, cast gold has a coefficient of expansion that is very similar to tooth enamel. So […]

Do the Right Thing, Then Do the Thing Right

The best dentistry is no dentistry. Nothing lasts as long in the mouth as your own natural tooth structure. Sometimes though, things go wrong and teeth either decay or fracture from use or trauma. When teeth need to be fixed or restored, you want to be as conservative as possible and use the very best materials to […]

Welcome to the Dental Gold Blog!

Welcome to the Dental Gold Blog. This blog is intended to educate the public about the benefits of using gold dental alloy to restore damaged and decayed teeth. With modern times comes modern materials for restoring or fixing teeth. Simply because these materials are newer doesn’t necessarily make them better. Gold has always been and still is considered […]