What Are Tooth Fillings?
Cavities are holes in your teeth, destroyed by decay and exposing sensitive nerves. Thankfully these painful sensitivities can be fixed and our teeth restored through the use of fillings.
What types of Tooth Fillings Exist?
Fillings can be made from a variety of materials and they each come with their pros and cons, as well as varying prices. These types of filling are:
When Is A Tooth Filling Needed?
You may be suitable to get this treatment is you are experiencing the following:
Throbbing pain while chewing
Sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures
Sensitivity to pressure
Sensitivity to sweet foods and drinks.
Does Filling A Tooth Hurt? Answer : No
What are the Benefits of Getting a Tooth Filling?
Filling in gaps in your smile
Preventing further damage and infection
Boosting confidence in your smile
Tooth Filling - Treatment Process
Anaesthesia To prevent the patient from feeling pain during the procedure.
Removal of caries With the help of dental appliances, the dentist will clean the entire tooth adequately to eliminate caries and to produce a cavity with a specific shape that can contain the filling material.
Placement of the filling material Once the tooth has been cleaned, the cavity is filled with a suitable material following the shape and colour of the treated tooth.
Finishing & Polishing once the material has hardened, the dentist will finish the operation with finishing and polishing of the tooth to adapt it to the bite of the patient and eliminate any impurities.
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How much is a tooth filling?
Price List : Restorative Treatments
Price List : Preventative
Contact Susan Crean Dental & Facial Aesthetics
The most welcoming friendly dental practice I have been to. Susan explains eveything and is very gentle, she is thorough and makes sure you are perfectly happy before leaving. Daniel her assistant is just fabulous and really helps you to relax. All the staff are very helpful.