Dental Fillings, or “Bondings,” are primarily used to strengthen teeth after decay has been detected and removed. They can also be used for cosmetic purposes, to re-shape and whiten our front teeth.
Fillings are the first line of treatment to stop the decay or damage to the tooth from affecting your nerve, effectively preventing other possible treatment such as Root Canal Therapy or Extractions. Our dentist will begin treatment by anesthetizing the area for patient comfort throughout the appointment, followed by cleaning and removal of the affected area on the tooth by decay or fracture.
We offer two types of filling materials: Amalgam (silver) and Composite (tooth-colored). The filling will be placed in the area to seal and help protect the tooth from future decay. Cosmetically speaking, our dentists will prepare your teeth to make room for the Bonding with the shade and shape in mind to improve your smile.
At the end of the appointment, your bite will be checked to make sure your teeth are aligned correctly and the tooth, or teeth, will be polished for smoothness and comfort.
Our cosmetic treatment options include: