Tooth Fillings

Tooth Fillings

  • Teeth Fillings are also commonly called Dental Fillings and are one of the most common procedures in Dentistry .  
  • Dental decay can compromise   eating, it can make chewing difficult and painful. Tooth Filling  is an ultimate solution for this. It can be also beneficial in eliminating the area from where harmful bacteria can enter into the teeth. The fillings are also effective in restoring the functionality and aesthetics of teeth. 

Types of Fillings

There are different types of fillings that are used to treat cavity problems

Composite Fillings

Also called as Tooth colored Fillings , they are the most in demand because they are Tooth colored , can be used for both front and back teeth . Have excellent strength . Composite resin filling is mainly a mix of two different types of material including - plastic and fine glass particles. As compared to the amalgam filling it’s much stronger.

Gold Fillings

These are much effective & extremely durable. As gold is an expensive material therefore gold fillings placement is costly. As compared to Composite filling, the gold filling doesn't match with the color of the teeth. These are six to ten times more costly than the amalgam filling.

Amalgam Fillings

As the name indicates, it’s the blend of the different kinds of materials including mercury and silver. And these also don't match the color of your teeth. Amalgam fillings are quite strong and therefore stay for at least ten years.

Glass Ionomer

These fillings are known due to their strength and made up of acrylic and fluoroaluminosilicate. These are used in excessive tooth decay conditions, mostly when the decay has been extended below the gum. It’s also best for filling baby teeth.

Ceramic Fillings

The fillings are better known for providing the natural look as these match with teeth color. The cost of a ceramic filling is equivalent to or higher than gold fillings.

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This uses the Ozone therapy given through a specialised equipment . Ozone has an antioxidant and an antibacterial effect on pustular acne and gives good results .

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At Clinic Eximus, we precisely offer painless & safe, Tooth-colored fillings/ Dental Fillings 

 First, our dentist will assess the use of  local anesthetic for providing numbness to the affected area. In case of deep cavities, it is advisable . You can also get cavities filled under Conscious Sedation . 

Now after this, to remove the decayed area advanced equipment is used. 

An air abrasion instrument or laser can be used for this purpose depending on the location and extent of the decay. After applying the same, your dentist will check out whether the decay has been removed completely or not.  

 

If the decay is completely removed thereafter the dentist will create space for filling where the dentist will clear the debris and cavity of bacteria. In case the decay has reached up to the root region, then your dentist will put in a liner which will be made up of composite resin or other material. This will protect the nerve. 

 

After cleaning and removing the decay the dentist will use the tooth-colored material and will apply them in layers.  A special light is used for curing or hardening each layer. After completing the layering process, the dentist will shape the composite material & if necessary the dentist will trim off excessive one. The dentist will after this will go for polishing.

 

Aesthetics:- The color and shades of this filling are almost close to the teeth.  These are perfectly suited for the front teeth as well as visible parts of teeth.

Provides Strong Bonding to Tooth Structure:–  These fillings are well-known due to their outstanding tooth structure & provide better support to the tooth.

 

Versatile:– In addition to filling cavities, these are best fit for repairing chipped, broken, or worn teeth.

Prevent Infection:- Tooth color filling is excellent in terms of preventing infections, and allows nerves to relax.

Depending on the material used , Dental Fillings may last up to 15 yrs or more.

The filling doesn’t hurt but the process of removing decay can. This depends on the depth of the decay . Deep fillings can be done very comfortably under Local Anaesthesia or under Conscious Sedation. 

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