Modern dental techniques mean that tooth coloured restorations (composite fillings, or composite and porcelain inlays) are an effective and conservative way to restore broken teeth.
Tooth Coloured Restorations are often ideal in the following:
How are Tooth Coloured Restorations different from Traditional Silver Fillings?
In treating dental decay, tooth coloured fillings help to eliminate tooth sensitivity and eventual tooth loss.
They offer the following benefits:
How to Care for Tooth Coloured Fillings?
You may experience some sensitivity and pain after receiving tooth fillings, but this discomfort should subside. Don't neglect your oral care routine.
Instead, try products designed specifically to protect sensitive teeth. Ask us for the specialised products.
When to Replace a Cavity Filling?
Tooth fillings usually last for many years before they need to be replaced. But tooth fillings can wear out over years of chewing. If you clench or grind your teeth, you may need to have tooth fillings replaced sooner.
If you notice signs of wear on your tooth fillings, such as cracks or worn areas, see your dentist to have the filling replaced as soon as possible. Continuing to chew with a damaged filling can cause the tooth to crack and require additional repair that is more expensive and more complicated than a simple cavity filling. If additional tooth decay develops around a filling, whether or not the filling is damaged, your dentist may choose to repair the tooth with a crown instead of a second cavity filling.
Why do My Teeth still give me trouble after having filled them?
It’s important to know about potential problems, so you can see your dentist promptly to have cavity fillings adjusted or repaired. Possible complications from cavity fillings include:
At Sunfill Dental Clinic we are restoring your health, one restoration at a time.
There are many advantages of tooth coloured fillings but most important is that the treatment itself can't be distinguished from natural tooth allowing our patients freedom from the unsightly & mismatched silver fillings.
Deep Tooth Decay Restored