Post & Core: An Essential and Time Proven Procedure

What Is A Post And Core?

If a large enough portion of a tooth is missing, whether because of a cavity, the loss of a filling, or the access cavity from root canal work, a restorative dentist can’t simply place a crown on the tooth, because it won’t be stable enough. This is where a core comes in, replacing the missing tooth structure and providing support for the new crown. Sometimes the core is enough, but if not, a post may be added to anchor the core to the tooth.

Material Matters With Post And Core Treatment

The materials the core and particularly the post are made of have a major impact on whether or not the tooth will remain stable. Here at Santa Clara Endodontics we typically replace fiber post and in certain cases, a metal post may be necessary to restore your tooth

Where To Get Posts And Cores In Santa Clara, California

For reliable post and core treatment that will keep your tooth in good shape, there’s no place better than Santa Clara Endodontics! Give us a call at 408-296-1500 or send us an email to schedule an appointment so that we can discuss the treatment that will be best for your tooth.