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Restoration Filling

Fillings are special materials that your dentist places in or on your teeth to repair tooth decay (cavities) or defects on the tooth surface. Fillings are also called restorations. They restore the tooth to form and function. Advances in dental materials and methods provide new, effective ways to restore teeth.

At New Smiles Dental Clinic, we prioritize your oral health and well-being, offering advanced and personalized dental solutions. One of the cornerstone procedures in our commitment to optimal dental care is restoration fillings. This comprehensive guide delves into the intricacies of restoration fillings, exploring the significance, materials, procedures, and advancements that make New Smiles Dental Clinic a beacon of excellence in restorative dentistry.

Understanding Restoration Fillings:

Fillings, often referred to as restorations, are specialized materials employed by dentists to rectify tooth decay (cavities) or defects on the tooth surface. Beyond the functional aspect of restoration fillings, our expert team at New Smiles Dental Clinic recognizes the crucial role they play in restoring both the form and function of damaged teeth. Advances in dental materials and techniques have revolutionized the field, providing patients with innovative and effective ways to preserve their natural teeth.

Significance of Restoration Fillings:

  1. Preserving Natural Teeth: Restoration fillings are a fundamental component of preserving natural teeth. By addressing cavities and defects, these fillings prevent the progression of decay and potential loss of the tooth.
  2. Restoring Form and Function: The primary goal of restoration fillings is to restore the tooth to its original form and function. This not only ensures proper chewing and speaking but also contributes to the overall aesthetics of the smile.
  3. Preventing Further Damage: Left untreated, cavities can lead to more extensive damage and compromise the structural integrity of the tooth. Restoration fillings act as a proactive measure to prevent further deterioration.

Materials Used in Restoration Fillings:

  1. Composite Resin: Composite resin fillings are tooth-colored and blend seamlessly with natural teeth. They are an excellent choice for visible areas, providing both durability and aesthetic appeal.
  2. Amalgam Fillings: Amalgam fillings, often referred to as silver fillings, are composed of a mixture of metals. They are known for their durability and are typically used in areas where the filling is less visible.
  3. Ceramic Fillings: Ceramic fillings are crafted to match the natural color of teeth, making them an aesthetically pleasing option. They are also durable and resistant to staining.

Procedures Involved:

  1. Examination and Diagnosis: The process begins with a thorough examination and diagnosis. Our skilled dentists at New Smiles Dental Clinic use advanced diagnostic tools to assess the extent of decay or damage.
  2. Removal of Decay: The damaged or decayed portion of the tooth is meticulously removed, ensuring that only healthy tooth structure remains.
  3. Filling Placement: The selected filling material is then placed in or on the tooth to restore its shape and function. Our dentists pay meticulous attention to detail, ensuring a precise and snug fit.

Advancements in Restoration Fillings:

  1. Digital Impressions: Utilizing cutting-edge technology, we employ digital impressions for a more accurate and comfortable experience during the impression-taking phase.
  2. Adhesive Dentistry: Advances in adhesive dentistry have improved the bond between the filling material and the tooth, enhancing longevity and stability.
  3. 3D Printing: The integration of 3D printing technology allows for the creation of custom-designed fillings, ensuring a perfect fit and optimal performance.
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