FILLINGS

Fillings involve the direct placement of a restorative material into / onto a tooth which has suffered damage. The process is painless with the use of local anesthesia. The damaged tooth area will usually require a preparation so that the filing can be placed onto health tooth structure.

Benefits:

• Restores tooth form and function

Indications:

• Tooth cavities, tooth fractures / chips, cosmetic, abfractions or toothbrush abrasion lesions



Options Amalgam (“silver fillings”) Composite Resin (“white fillings”)
Durability high
med - high
Cost low Med
Esthetics
low high
Tooth conservation low high
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