Tooth Colored Fillings
Fillings made from ceramics can help out a tooth in trouble due to decay or injury, or replace outdated fillings that have caused tooth damage. At SouthCentre Dental Clinic in Calgary, Dr. Silver provides tooth-colored fillings so patients can restore original tooth strength and protect teeth from decay and damage. The composite material we use for our white fillings is completely safe and does not carry some of the risks that metal fillings can.
Metal does not have to be part of your smile.
The Downside of Metal
Metal fillings are composed of mercury, silver, and other metals. The metals respond to changes in temperature, expanding with heat and contracting when exposed to cold. These changes can lead to enamel damage, not only compromising the function of the tooth, the tooth structure may become more vulnerable to decay and eventually fracture. Although it is not
The White Filling Procedure
The white filling procedure is simple. First, any decay is removed from the damaged tooth. Then, the tooth is prepared with a mild solution. The composite material is placed layer by
For patients who have larger areas of decay
A Better Alternative
Gold is strong and
Now with the latest generation of cosmetic dental materials available, Dr. Silver can replace these old materials with stronger, safer and more aesthetically pleasing ceramic restorations.
White Fillings in Calgary Will
The composite material used by Dr. Silver to fill cavities is extremely natural-looking and blends in well with natural enamel. The filling material can be customized to match your tooth shade for a result that provides subtle tooth improvement. Many of our patients who replace old metal fillings with white ones are very happy with their new smile appearance.
Why should I choose SouthCentre Dental Clinic for my fillings?
We treat every patient with the kindness and compassion we feel you deserve. We’ll take the time to answer all your questions and deliver honest, straightforward answers. Here, you can also expect our sense of
How long will white fillings last?
The key to longevity is placement and good dental hygiene. They can last as long, as metal fillings.
When should metal fillings be replaced?
Patients who seek out metal filling replacement may do so because their metal filling has weakened the tooth, is leaking, or has caused cracks in the enamel. You may also wish to replace metal with composite fillings in order to create a more attractive, uniform smile.
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