What are dental fillings?

Dental fillings are vital treatments designed to repair and restore teeth that have been damaged by decay, cracks, or fractures. Advanced laser technology using Fotona-Lightwalker, we can offer needle-free and minimally invasive treatments. Our high-quality materials ensure long-lasting fillings that bring back your teeth's strength and function.

Types of Dental Fillings

Discover the wide range of dental filling materials available, each carefully selected to meet diverse dental needs and preferences. Some common types include:


Composite Resins

Our practice specializes in BPA free composite resin fillings, which are designed to match the natural color of your teeth. These fillings seamlessly blend aesthetics with functionality. They are our recommended choice due to their safety and effectiveness.


Glass Ionomer

These unique fillings release fluoride to shield teeth from further decay. They're ideal for difficult-to-access spots, like below the gum line or highly sensitive areas, making them a popular choice for children's dental care.


Amalgam Fillings

Amalgam fillings are durable and strong, often used for areas where white fillings may not be suitable.

The Filling Procedure


Preparation and Anesthesia

For a painless and comfortable treatment, the dentist first applies a local anesthetic to numb the area. Then, using either a drill or laser, they remove decay and ready the tooth for filling.


Filling the Tooth

Once the decay is removed and the tooth cleaned, the dentist proceeds to fill the cavity with composite resin, layer by layer. This resin is then solidified using a specialized light to enhance durability. Finally, the filling is meticulously shaped and polished to blend seamlessly with the tooth's natural contours, providing resistance against wear and staining.


Finishing and Polishing

With the filling in place, the dentist will focus on finishing touches and polishing. This involves adjusting the filling to ensure proper bite alignment and smoothing the surface for a comfortable fit. The dentist will carefully check that the filling does not interfere with the patient's bite and make any necessary adjustments to ensure the tooth functions correctly.


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