Dr. Tuck wants to be your partner in dental health. We know that when you understand what a problem is and what the benefits of its treatment are, you feel more confident about having that service done. That’s why we’ve posted easy to read articles on some dental problems and on our treatments. If you have questions or don’t see a particular treatment listed, call our office at (510) 251-1962 for more information.
Amalgams/Mercury Fillings - There's some debate in the dental industry regarding the pros and cons of using silver fillings, or dental amalgams, to fill cavities. At our office, we exclusively use composite resins for several reasons.
Invisalign: Braces for the 21st Century - FDA approved Invisalign is the “invisible” way to straighten your teeth without wearing conventional metal braces.
Porcelain Veneers - Porcelain veneers can often provide people who have chipped, stained, discolored, unevenly spaced, or even slightly crooked front teeth with a completely new-looking smile in just a few simple appointments.
Tooth Decay and Gum Disease - Your mouth is constantly under attack from two serious enemies: tooth decay and gum disease. The key culprits behind these conditions are naturally-occurring oral bacteria, and the acids they produce.