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1600 Snow Creek Dr. Suite A, Park City, UT 84060
Dr. Calderwood

Park City Dentist

Meet Dr. Cody Calderwood

Dr. Calderwood completed his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University and earned his dental degree from the University of Maryland. He has been working to provide an exceptional experience for all of his patients in Park City since 2009. Because of his commitment to offering the best quality care possible, he continues to further his education every year by attending industry leading courses and workshops related to cosmetic dentistry, implant placement and restoration, and preventative dentistry. When you come to Park City Dentistry for a visit with Dr. Calderwood, you can look forward to exceptional service built around your personal needs. We understand that going to the dentist can be frightening and overwhelming, so we aim to put you at ease and make your visit pleasant.

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Tooth-Colored Fillings

man and woman having a picnic on the beachIf you're embarrassed about your smile because of decay or dark fillings in your teeth, you may be a good candidate for composite resins. A silicon dioxide-filled, tooth-colored plastic mixture, composite resins can restore teeth to an attractive, healthy state. Composite resins represent several advantages over traditional silver or amalgam fillings.

Because composite resins are not made of metal, we can blend and mix shades to find the perfect color to match your natural teeth. This means only you and your dentist will know you have fillings. Another pro is that the tooth/composite bond actually supports the remaining tooth structure, deterring breakage and insulating against temperature changes. Medium and small composites can last seven to ten years – that’s as long as the tried and true amalgams. Best of all, composite resins allow us to keep more of your natural tooth structure intact than amalgams. We believe in conservative dentistry – the more natural tooth structure you keep, the better teeth you’ll likely have in the future.

Some patients experience mild and temporary post-placement sensitivity from composite resin fillings. The only caution we usually mention is that coffee, tea, and other staining foods and beverages may discolor your composites unless you ask to have them coated with a clear plastic sealant.

Associations

Dr. Calderwood is an active member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.