Repair Worn Down & Damaged Teeth
We’d prefer to help you prevent dental problems altogether here in East Amherst, NY, but that doesn’t mean we’re not prepared when cases of decayed, injured, and even missing teeth do happen. This is never a fun time for anyone, and Dr. Shannon McCarthy and her team understand this well – that’s why you can look forward to experiencing a supportive, judgment-free atmosphere at our practice. We offer several restorative services that can rebuild your smile and bring back the quality of life you need and deserve as soon as possible. If you’re from Buffalo, NY or a surrounding area, contact us today to get started!
Why Choose Shannon H. McCarthy for Restorative Dentistry?
- S.M.A.R.T. Certified Dentist for safe mercury removal
- Metal free crowns and fillings
- Save Time with All Ceramic Same-Day Dental Crowns and Onlays
Same-Day Emax Ceramic Crowns
The traditional process of having to attend multiple appointments to get a new crown, inlay, onlay, or other restoration can leave patients struggling for far too long. That’s why our team is happy to offer one day all ceramic, metal free crown and bridge work with E4D! This advanced technology streamlines the process and creates impressive results for your smile. There is no need for two visits, goopy impression material, temporaries that may fall off or needing to get numb twice.
Metal-Free Dental Crowns & Bridges
Dental crowns are one of the most common restorative solutions in dentistry, and Dr. McCarthy is likely to recommend their placement in a wide variety of situations, including when a patient has a weakened tooth that has a large filling, a severely decayed tooth, or a badly injured tooth. Using materials such as zirconia, the crown is designed to cover the entire shape of a single tooth, restoring its strength, shape, and appearance all at once while protecting what remains of the natural tooth underneath. Additionally, crowns are commonly used to compose dental bridges, which can span the space where teeth are missing and replace the missing structure in a durable and lifelike fashion.
Practicing for over 20 years, Dr. McCarthy is happy to offer a much more aesthetically pleasing and mercury-free solution than the traditional amalgam, silver fillings. Our team uses high-quality composite resin that’s shaded to be a precise match for the rest of your smile, and the flexible nature of it makes it much easier to fill the cavity without sacrificing too much remaining healthy tooth structure in the process. Better yet, the lack of metals makes them more comfortable and less prone to sensitivity!
Metal Free Full & Partial Dentures
When you’ve lost several or even all of your natural teeth, a custom-made denture can provide an affordable, reliable solution that gives you back much-needed oral function. There are several types of dentures available to patients in need – traditional full and partial models are recommended depending on the extent of your tooth loss, and they’re removable in nature. Alternatively, dentures can also be stabilized with dental implants, which improve oral health while also increasing the permanence and stability of your new teeth. Dr. McCarthy is pleased to offer a metal free alternative to traditional removable partial dentures as well for those who are interested in this option.
Our team always enjoys being able to speed up your care without sacrificing any of the quality you deserve, especially when one or more damaged teeth are desperately in need of assistance. That’s why Dr. Shannon McCarthy uses the state-of-the-art E4D system! This technology allows her to create fully customized Emax all ceramic dental crowns, inlays, onlays, and other restorations over the course of a single appointment, saving you lots of valuable time that can be better spent with your family and friends. Contact our East Amherst, NY location today to schedule your first appointment! We also welcome patients from Buffalo, NY and other surrounding areas.
Why Choose Shannon H. McCarthy for Same-Day Crowns?
- High-Quality Crowns in About an Hour
- Made from 100% Metal Free Emax Ceramic
- No Messy Dental Impression or Annoying Temporaries
How Does E4D work?
It’s very simple – Dr. McCarthy will capture 3D intraoral images of a patient’s affected teeth and then use the E4D software to create a virtual model and design the perfect, custom-made restoration. This information is then sent to the E4D mill, which creates the restoration right there in the office while the patient kicks back and relaxes. Finally, our team will make any last-minute adjustments before cementing the finished crown into place, allowing you to leave that very same day with strong, confident results you can feel proud about.
There are several benefits to choosing an E4D restoration over the traditional process, including:
- Your new restoration will be crafted from tooth-colored ceramic materials, allowing it to blend right in with the natural beauty of your smile.
- Our digital technology eliminates the need for uncomfortable impression materials – no gagging!
- Temporary restorations are often awkward and uncomfortable. Thankfully, E4D eliminates their use, allowing you to go from damaged tooth to permanent replacement right away.
Back to top of Dental Crowns and Bridges
Looking for more information on the connection between diabetes and the overall state of one’s oral health? When someone is diagnosed with diabetes, they need to understand that this diagnosis can potentially and negatively affect their good oral health. Biologic dental services are commonly chosen, as this type of dentist also considers the patient's overall…
He shudders. She gasps. Their snores could wake the neighbors!In my years of treating patients with snoring and obstructive sleep apnea, I have heard it all. While the wide variety of sleep sounds that come from bed partners can range from soothing to scary, the truth is that snoring, in particular, can indicate a real…
Healthy teeth, healthy gums and also…healthy sleep! When it comes to oral health care, patients turn to me for guidance,and many learn that a visit to a dental office can also help improve their sleep.I practice dental sleep medicine, which is a growing segment of dentistry that focuses on managing snoring and sleep apnea with…
Currently experiencing problems with your gut health? Your gut problems may be stemming from your mouth, which is why many people are choosing to have a holistic dentist provide them with any necessary dental treatments.Many people are choosing to see a biologic dentist these days because this type of dentist focuses on the health of…