All About Dental Fillings

We have a few techniques to help get your fresh white smile back. Bring the shine back into your teeth with out whitening procedure.

Did you know? Teeth whitening has become the most requested procedure in cosmetic dentistry today. More than 100 million Americans whiten their teeth one way or another; spending an estimated $15 billion in 2010.

The Cavity - A Hole That Needs to Be Filled

There are several causes for tooth decay and it’s important to take care of your teeth. However if for one reason or another you get a cavity, a dental filling will prevent it from growing or causing further damage. The cavity is cleaned and a filling is placed into the hole.

Types of Fillings

Silver (amalgam) 

Plastic (white)

Indirect Fillings:

  • Crowns (or caps)
  • Inlays

Sensitive Teeth

However you choose to whiten your teeth, prepare yourself for some slight discomfort in the gums and possible tooth sensitivity. 

Tooth-whitening toothpastes have chemicals that are added to their formulas and some people are more sensitive to them than others — check your toothpaste, it could be the culprit.

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