Tooth Colored Fillings

Composite (White) Filling

Composite (tooth-colored) filling is a type of a resin material that is both esthetic and durable and allows the dentist to conserve as much tooth structure as possible when preparing the tooth.A composite (tooth colored) filling is used to repair a tooth that is affected by decay, cracks, fractures, etc.

How are Composite fillings done?

When placing a composite restoration, first the tooth is cleaned of any decay than a bonding agent is applied to facilitate the seal between the tooth surface and the composite material. The filling is hardened with a curing light, giving the patient the ability to return to normal eating and drinking as soon as possible.

How Long Do White Fillings Last?

This largely depends on the type of filling used, the area covered under the filling, position of the tooth, etc. The patient’s diet and oral hygiene also plays an important part.

Composite (White) Filling

Composite (tooth-colored) filling is a type of a resin material that is both esthetic and durable and allows the dentist to conserve as much tooth structure as possible when preparing the tooth.A composite (tooth colored) filling is used to repair a tooth that is affected by decay, cracks, fractures, etc.

How are Composite fillings done?

When placing a composite restoration, first the tooth is cleaned of any decay than a bonding agent is applied to facilitate the seal between the tooth surface and the composite material. The filling is hardened with a curing light, giving the patient the ability to return to normal eating and drinking as soon as possible.

How Long Do White Fillings Last?

This largely depends on the type of filling used, the area covered under the filling, position of the tooth, etc. The patient’s diet and oral hygiene also plays an important part.

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