Composite Fillings for Cavities

Cavities have been repaired using a variety of methods over the centuries of dental care. The two most common modern choices are amalgam, or silver, fillings, and composite. Composite fillings have come to take the place of amalgam fillings in nearly all dental applications because of the advantages they have. Amalgam fillings leave obvious silver… Read more »

Porcelain Crowns Can Be Used to Improve the Appearance of an Unappealing Tooth in Your Smile

A white and winning smile plays to your favor in many of life’s social settings. One or more unappealing teeth in your smile can leave you feeling self-conscious about your appearance. To address an issue like this, your dentist, Dr. , often recommends restoring the appearance of these teeth with porcelain dental crowns. The process… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Teeth Begins with Taking Care of Your Toothbrush

This holiday season, why not take extra care into keeping your teeth clean and healthy this holiday season. With so many threats lurking around every corner, the war on cavities and gum disease is looking to thrive. Thankfully, your team here at is happy to provide you with tips on how to keep your toothbrush… Read more »

Should you Worry about Bleeding Gums?

Occasionally, you may see some blood in the sink after brushing or flossing your teeth. If this happens, it’s not necessarily time to sound the alarm, but it is something serious that you need to keep an eye. The reason is because bleeding gums are often a sign of a more serious underlying condition. To… Read more »

Chipped Tooth: What You Can Do

Have you ever bitten into one of your favorite foods and heard a crack? As you can probably know—or can at least guess—this can be an extremely unpleasant experience. Often, people feel that they can wait to have this problem addressed, but we recommend looking for treatment immediately. A cracked tooth could be caused by a… Read more »

Removing Mercury Fillings

At MedPlex Dental in Orlando, Florida, our team understands how unhealthy mercury fillings are for our clients. This is why we exclusively offer amalgam-free, mercury-free restorations and also offer safe amalgam removal to eliminate any older amalgam fillings you may have. When removing old amalgam fillings, it is vital that our dentists do so properly… Read more »

A Standard Filling Can Be Used to Repair Most Small Cavities

A cavity is a small area of tooth decay that occurs when the bacteria in your mouth uses residual food particles and sugars to exploit an area of tooth enamel. If you notice a change in texture, sensitivity or pain in a tooth, you shouldn’t delay in setting up an appointment to have it addressed…. Read more »

How Bleeding Gums Can Affect You

Welcome to MedPlex Dental, a holistic dental practice helping patients in the Orlando, Florida area and the neighboring communities! Did you know that healthy gums are as vital to your smile as healthy teeth? Dr. Marco Castellini and our team want you to know how important oral care is for your gum health. Since the gums do the work… Read more »