While silver, amalgam, and gold have remained popular choices, we prefer composite fillings better against an enamel backdrop. Composite fillings are the best choice if your goal is to restore your tooth to its natural aesthetic.
Fillings can repair teeth from a wide variety of ailments. However, not all teeth can benefit from fillings. More drastic changes such as porcelain crowns may if the tooth is unsalvageable. Here are conditions that composite tooth-colored fillers can remedy:
- Chipped or broken teeth
- Cracks in teeth
- Closing space between two teeth
- Dental decay
- Worn-down teeth
Process of Receiving a Filling
We start by administering a numbing agent to reduce pain and discomfort. Next, we’ll thoroughly clean the area and prep it for restoration. Our trained team will expertly match the filler to the shade of your teeth.
Applying the filler is a speedy process. With the numbing agent in full effect (we have sedation options if needed), you won’t feel a thing besides pressure. Lastly, before the filler hardens, your care provider will ensure no rough edges.
On your way out the door, you’ll receive in-home care instructions to provide appropriate care for your new cosmetic upgrade. Good oral habits, practices, and a healthy diet will go a long way to maximizing the duration of effect.
Interesting in Tooth-Colored Fillers?
Roughly 1/3 of those ages 20-45 have received a filler in the United States. Our staff has more than 20 years of experience providing much-needed fillers. We encourage you to set an appointment to improve your oral health.