Composite resin or tooth-coloured fillings are used to repair a tooth that is affected by decay, cracks and fractures. Since this solution will last for some time, you want a solution that is mercury free. As a rule, our team uses a special tooth-coloured resin that is mercury free and long-lasting. If you want to maintain a white, bright smile, then a resin composite filling that blends with your teeth is perfect. Generally, a filling is placed in one appointment and is easy to schedule. Also, this tooth coloured fillings are a safe alternative to traditional mercury amalgam fillings.
Why Should You Consider Composite Fillings
Composite fillings, also known as “white fillings,” are considered a general dentistry service and you may need a the white filling because you have:
- Chipped teeth
- Too much space between two teeth
- Cracked or broken teeth
- Decayed teeth
- Worn teeth
- A need to replace old silver fillings or amalgam fillings
Benefits of composite fillings:
- Matches tooth colour
- Natural look and feel
- Can repair chips, cracks, gaps, and cavities
The composite fillings procedure
Placing a natural looking white filling is similar to receiving a traditional amalgam fillings. First, the tooth is frozen, and cleaned. Then decay is removed from the tooth. Next your dentist places the tooth coloured resin into your mouth. Finally, the resin will then be hardened with a special light, and shaped to fit your mouth. Book an appointment now!
Frequently Asked Questions:
How long will the fillings last?
Composite fillings are extremely durable. Most likely, they will last around 10 years.
What are the advantages of composite fillings?
- Natural look and feel
- No exposure to mercury
- Easily repaired if fractured
Will my insurance cover the cost of my fillings?
The majority of insurance companies cover most of our services. For a more detailed estimate of your coverage, please contact your service provider. Feel free to call us anytime at 604-464-4131 for more information regarding insurance coverage.
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Suite 33-2755 Lougheed Hwy.
Port Coquitlam, B.C. V3B5Y9
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