Save Your Smile With Dental Fillings

At Aurora Bayview North Family Dental in Aurora, ON, dental fillings are essential to maintaining healthy teeth and preventing further decay. They are crucial in preserving your smile and ensuring your teeth stay strong and functional. We offer comprehensive tooth fillings services, utilizing the latest materials and techniques to ensure your fillings are both effective and aesthetically pleasing.

What Are Dental Fillings?

Dental fillings are restorative materials used to repair teeth damaged by decay or trauma. They are designed to fill cavities, cracks, or fractures in the teeth, effectively restoring their function and appearance. These fillings can be made from various materials, including amalgam, composite resin, porcelain, and glass ionomer. For those seeking an aesthetically pleasing option, our cosmetic dental filling choices are ideal, as they closely mimic the natural color and texture of your teeth, enhancing your smile while providing durability and protection.

The Placement Process:

The placement of dental fillings is a straightforward, yet precise procedure carried out by our dentist:

  • Diagnosis: Our dentist first identifies the location and extent of the tooth damage using X-rays and a thorough examination.
  • Anesthesia: Local anesthesia is administered to numb the affected area.
  • Tooth Preparation: Our dentist removes the decayed or damaged portion of the tooth, creating a clean surface for the filling.
  • Filling Placement: The dentist carefully places the chosen filling material into the prepared cavity, molds it, and shapes it to match the natural contours of the tooth, before polishing it..
  • Final Adjustments: Our dentist makes any necessary adjustments to ensure a comfortable bite and a seamless fit with neighboring teeth.
  • Curing: For some materials like composite resin, a special curing light is used to harden the filling and bond it securely to the tooth.

The Benefits of Dental Fillings:

Dental fillings enable you to chew and speak comfortably, restoring the full functionality of your teeth. Fillings are available in various shades, allowing for a natural-looking restoration that blends seamlessly with your smile. Fillings prevent the spread of decay by sealing off the cavity, protecting the tooth from further damage. Depending on the material used, dental fillings can last for many years, providing a durable solution for tooth restoration. Unlike more invasive treatments like crowns, fillings require minimal removal of healthy tooth structures. Explore our dental fillings service to find the best solution that preserves the natural beauty and strength of your teeth, ensuring a seamless and durable restoration.

Whether you have a small cavity or a minor chip, fillings can make a big difference in maintaining your smile's brilliance and function. Contact us today if you suspect you may need a dental filling – it could be the key to saving your smile!

Contact Aurora Bayview North Family Dental About Dental Fillings Today!

  • Maintain strong tooth structure
  • Prevent the further spread of decay
  • Curtail the development of an infection
  • Eliminate cavities and tooth decay
  • Show off a strong and healthy smile!