Category: Dental Fillings

Fillings Can Stop Decay In Its Tracks

We do our best to protect our teeth. We drink lots of water. We try to go easy on the sugary treats. We keep a solid brushing and flossing routine. But we still get cavities. In fact, 92% of adults have dental caries (the scientific term for tooth decay or cavities).  It is important to still… Read more »

How A Filling Offers Dependable Support After A Cavity

When your dentist provides cavity care, their goals are to remove all decay from your tooth, and make sure that tooth has the support it needs to function after treatment. In many instances, a tooth can be repaired with a dental filling after a cavity treatment. Your dentist will supply the filling material after all… Read more »

Composite Resin Fillings And Your Smile

When a cavity turns up on one of your teeth, your dentist’s restorative work can remove the decay, and ensure your tooth is provided with the support it needs. Many patients who experience a cavity will receive a dental filling made from composite resin. Composite resin is able to bond directly to your tooth, and… Read more »

Improving Your Smile Through Dental Bonding

If you can think of something about your smile that bothers you, you could be a good candidate for a cosmetic dental treatment. Cosmetic work addresses flaws with your teeth, and provides fixes that are effective, but allow your smile to retain a natural look. One way you can correct issues is with a dental… Read more »

Will You Need A Filling During Your Next Dental Appointment?

When you go in for a regular dental checkup, you can face a looming question – will they find something wrong? If you care for your teeth, and limit your consumption of sugar, then you should have few worries when going in for a routine appointment. However, even people who are confident in the effort… Read more »

Supporting A Tooth With A Dental Filling

A dental filling is the most conservative option when it comes to restoring your tooth after a cavity. Not every episode of dental work can end with the placement of a filling – some cavities will not be caught until the dental damage is too severe. In these cases, your dentist has to use a… Read more »

The Advantages Of Composite Resin Fillings

When it comes to restorative dental work, the obvious priority is ensuring that the procedure is effective. Alongside that concern can be your anxiety over how your tooth will look after being treated. When it comes to taking care of a cavity, composite resin fillings offer an effective, attractive solution. The resin material offers the… Read more »

Composite Fillings Provide Discreet Cavity Treatment

No one wants a cavity, but composite fillings allow you to receive treatment that is significantly less detectable than treatment with fillings containing metal. Composite fillings are made of a resin material that can bond to your enamel, and is strikingly similar in appearance to a natural tooth. If you are worried that you may… Read more »

What Are Composite Fillings?

A cavity erodes the surface of your tooth. If you develop a cavity, your dentist will remove the damaged part of the tooth, and will replace the lost material with a filling. Composite fillings are a special resin that is inserted directly into the opened areas of a tooth, and visually replicates the surface of… Read more »

Are Tooth-Colored Fillings Better?

If your dentist discovers that you have a cavity during your routine dental check-up, it’s important to address the tooth damage quickly and have your cavity filled to prevent more severe issues. Cavities are small holes in the structure of your tooth that result from tooth decay, commonly caused by poor dental hygiene or excessive… Read more »