White fillings

By: Lord Dufferin Dental  09-12-2011
Keywords: teeth, Porcelain

One of the new strong synthetic resins, or porcelain, is used as the filling material. Since these materials are bonded to the teeth, they are very strong and durable.  
Silver fillings can really darken a smile. Replacing them with tooth-colored fillings will make a dramatic difference! The new resin fillings are nearly invisible; they restore teeth to their original, natural beauty, and help you look your best 
To make the entire procedure comfortable for you, the affected area is numbed with a local anesthetic. The tooth is prepared, and a resin is chosen to match your tooth color. After the resin is placed into your tooth, a special high-intensity light is used to harden the filling. After the filling is set, it is smoothed and polished. Then your dentist checks your bite with a colored tape, which indicates where your teeth are coming together, and floss is placed between the teeth to make sure there are no tight spots. Your new resin filling is now complete. 

Keywords: Porcelain, teeth

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