Dental Fillings @ Casselman
Get Durable, Beautiful Dental Restorations Today
Fillings are perhaps the most common dental treatment, barring a standard cleaning. During a routine checkup, if your dentist discovers a carie or decay, they may recommend a filling. Fillings effectively treat dental decay, and can also add stability to cracked teeth. A variety of materials are used to fill the gaps and cavities left behind after decay is removed, ensuring a strong, healthy, natural-looking tooth!
Do I Need Fillings?
If you are experiencing one or more of these common symptoms, you might have caries or decay that requires a filling:
- Tooth Sensitivity
- Holes Or Pits In Teeth
- Brown, Black, Or White Stains
- Pain When Biting
If you exhibit any of these symptoms, book an appointment at Dentisterie @ Casselman today. We’ll check your teeth to determine if there is any decay or if any caries are present and recommend a course of treatment to address your dental issues.
How Dental Fillings Work
Fillings are a straightforward restorative and cosmetic dentistry procedure, easily completed in a single visit to the clinic. Our Dentists will walk you through the procedure before starting, answering any questions you might have. When it’s time to start, your dentist will:
Cosmetic dentistry can help:
- Remove decay in the affected tooth or teeth;
- Clean the affected area;
- Apply a bonding solution to secure the filling material;
- Fill the cavity and harden the material; and
- Ensure your bite and dental function aren’t negatively impacted.
Maintaining good oral and dental hygiene is a must when it comes to preventing decay. Brush twice a day, ideally after every meal, and watch the sorts of food you consume. Excessive sugar and not drinking enough water are contributing factors to dental decay. You might also consider switching to fluoridated tap water to ensure your teeth are getting the protection they need. Consult with your dentist to learn more about how to prevent cavities and decay from forming in the first place.