Tooth-Colored Fillings - Scarborough, Ontario
Giving Fillings a Natural Look
At Bal Dental Centre, we know that having an aesthetically pleasing smile is important to you. When it comes to filling a cavity, why should you have to settle for a solution that fixes the problem but leaves you wanting to hide your smile? You shouldn’t, which is why we offer tooth-colored fillings. Not only will they provide a tight seal to keep bacteria out, but they give you a natural look that blends in with the rest of your smile. Don’t shine a spotlight on your dental work with silver fillings. Contact us today in Scarborough to schedule an appointment!
What Are Tooth-Colored Fillings?
Instead of the old amalgam fillings that consist of mercury or silver, tooth-colored fillings are metal-free and made of composite resin. This makes it easier for us to determine the ideal color that matches your natural teeth. What does that mean? It means no one else will ever know you have a filling! Tooth-colored fillings in Scarborough are also designed to last for years because of the way they’re bonded to your tooth, so you can feel confident knowing your filling won’t fall out.
What is the Process for Tooth-Colored Fillings?
Do you want to know the best part about getting a tooth-colored filling in Scarborough? It can be done in just one visit! Once we clean the tooth, Dr. Bal will remove the decayed portions to make sure it is ready for the composite resin. Determining the proper shade of resin, he will apply it to the surface of the tooth, making sure it is properly sculpted. This ensures the resin rebuilds and repairs your tooth. Once this is complete, Dr. Bal will use a specialized curing light to bond the resin to the tooth, keeping it in place, and a final polish will give you a natural look and feel.
What Are the Benefits of Tooth-Colored Fillings?
- The composite resin bond helps to support your remaining tooth structure, keeping it intact and preventing further breakage or damage.
- With amalgam, more of your tooth will be removed for the filling to stay in place. With tooth-colored fillings, your dentist in Scarborough will be able to keep more of your natural tooth.
- The tight bond between your tooth and the resin will keep bacteria from forming even in the smallest spaces.
- They protect against tooth sensitivity.