Fillings are required for many reasons the most common of which being tooth decay. Tooth decay is the build-up of harmful bacteria that hides in the grooves of your teeth causing sensitivity and pain and if left untreated can lead to the loss of a tooth.
What is a Tooth Filling?
A filling is a restorative treatment used to strengthen and protect your tooth from decay. Don’t worry you won’t be left with a mouthful of silver and gold. With the innovation of new technology our fillings blend seamlessly with your mouth. Your filling can be completed within one appointment with one of our dental professionals.
How do I know if I need a filling?
Prevention is the best medicine. By having regular check-ups, we can avoid the need for a filling in the first place, however, here are the signs to look out for;
- Sore tooth / pain
- Sensitivity when consuming anything hot or cold
- Any abnormal feeling on the tooth
How does it work?
Before the affected tooth is filled, it is thoroughly cleaned removing all bacteria. Once fully cleaned the filling is applied and hardened leaving the tooth with a protective layer. A filling with regular care and maintenance can last up to 7 years and can be checked at your regular 6 to 12-month visits.
Need an appointment?
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