Fillings are a common way to treat holes and cavities in your teeth.
Are you experiencing sensitivity when consuming hot or cold foods? or minor pain when brushing your teeth?
You may have some decay in your teeth that requires a filling treatment. Dental Fillings can help relieve cavity pain and restore structure to your teeth.
Tooth fillings, also known as dental fillings, are vital in the restoration of damaged teeth, ensuring they regain their natural function and shape.
This essential dental procedure is crucial for preserving your oral health and preventing further complications.
Composite fillings, made of a blend of plastic and fine glass particles, are an excellent choice for those concerned about aesthetics. They can be color-matched to your natural teeth, making them nearly invisible.
Ceramic fillings, also known as porcelain fillings, provide excellent aesthetics and durability. They are highly resistant to staining and are a preferred choice for visible teeth.
Gold fillings, while less common due to their cost, offer remarkable durability. They are often chosen for their longevity, but their yellow color may not appeal to everyone.
Glass ionomer fillings are a unique option that releases fluoride, making them ideal for patients with a high risk of tooth decay. They are commonly used for children's teeth and as a temporary filling material.
When you require a filling, our experienced dentist will first remove the damaged and decayed portions of your tooth. This meticulous process prepares the tooth for the next step.
The choice of filling material depends on the specific needs of your tooth. Whether it's ceramic, composite, or another suitable material, our dentist will select the best option to restore the structure and integrity of your tooth.
The selected filling material is skillfully applied to fill the void created by decay and wear. This process ensures that your tooth can continue its natural function without the risk of further decay or complications.
If you are experiencing any of the following, you may need a filling:
• Sensitivity to hot and cold foods
• Sensitivity to sugary foods
• Toothache or ache near the tooth
• A hole in the tooth that you can feel or see
Our dentist will perform a thorough examination and may use X-rays to determine the extent of tooth decay and whether a filling is necessary.
Preventing the need for fillings involves maintaining good oral hygiene through regular brushing, flossing, and dental check-ups.
A healthy diet low in sugary and acidic foods can also help prevent tooth decay.
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