Tooth-Colored Composite Fillings
Tooth fillings are a popular and necessary restorative treatment for mild to moderate cavities, which are holes that form in teeth due to bacteria-driven tooth decay. The filling is a manmade material that is that is carefully placed inside of the cavity, conforming to the shape of the hole. Tooth-colored fillings are crafted from biocompatible composite resin or ceramic, rather than metal amalgam, and in addition to restoring your cavity, they also help maintain or improve your smile’s overall appearance.
Advantages of Tooth-Colored Fillings
Tooth-colored fillings are called such because they blend in with your tooth’s natural color, but their advantages extend beyond appearance. Compared to metal amalgam, tooth-colored fillings also;
- Perform better by conforming to the cavity’s shape more accurately
- Can be bonded more securely to the tooth’s structure
- Reduce the risks of the tooth becoming re-infected
- Minimize friction and wear on the opposing teeth
If you currently have a metal filling in place, then speak with Dr. Patel or Dr. Strickland about replacing it with a more secure, more attractive tooth-colored alternative.
Call Active Dental Today!
Dr. Kalpesh Patel and the talented staff at Active Dental believe when you live healthy, you smile healthy, and we make every patient feel as though they are family. We want you to look forward to visiting our office. In addition to the highly-personalized treatment we provide, our office is also packed with amenities (like Netflix during your treatment!) and is designed with a strong focus on patient comfort.To schedule an appointment with Dr. Patel, call Active Dental at 972-556-0600. We also proudly welcome patients who come from Coppell, Valley Ranch, Las Colinas, Irving, and all surrounding communities.12:37 pm