How Dentists Decide Which Filling Type Is Right for You
A filling is a composite material or other resin used to close a hole (or cavity) in your tooth. This prevents bacteria from continuing to enter your tooth and stops the cavity from growing.
Before a filling, our dentist cleans and removes decay and damage from your tooth.
Fillings, however, are considered routine dental work, and our dentist will always ensure that the area is numb before working on your tooth!
Dental Filling Types
At Old Settlers Dental, we customize our treatment plans and dental filling options dependent on your oral health profile. And our dentist recommends filling types based on the following factors:
- The location and severity of the cavity or decay
- Your oral ...