Composite Fillings

at Deluxe Dental, NY

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Composite Fillings at Deluxe Dental: Blending Strength and Aesthetics

Deluxe Dental specializes in composite fillings, offering a modern solution for restoring teeth affected by decay or damage. Our expert team is dedicated to providing fillings that are not only functional but also aesthetically pleasing, matching the natural color of your teeth.

What are Composite Fillings?

Composite fillings, also known as tooth-colored fillings, are made from a mixture of plastic and fine glass particles. They are used to repair a tooth that is affected by decay, cracks, fractures, etc. Unlike amalgam fillings, composite fillings can be closely matched to the color of existing teeth, making them well-suited for use in visible areas.

Benefits of Composite Fillings:

  • Aesthetics: The shade of the composite can be closely matched to the color of your teeth.
  • Bonding to Tooth Structure: Composite fillings bond directly to the tooth, providing additional support.
  • Versatility: They can be used for repairing chipped, broken, or decayed teeth.
  • Less Tooth Structure Removal: Often, less tooth structure needs to be removed compared with amalgam fillings.

Why Choose Composite Fillings at Deluxe Dental?

Choosing composite fillings at Deluxe Dental offers several advantages:

  • Improved Oral Health: Composite fillings support the remaining structure of the damaged tooth, preventing breakage and insulating against temperature changes.
  • Durable and Long-Lasting: When cared for properly, composite fillings can last many years.
  • Minimally Invasive: The procedure preserves more of the natural tooth, as less tooth structure needs to be removed.
  • Quick Procedure: Typically, composite fillings can be placed in just one appointment.

Aftercare: Ensuring the Longevity of Your Composite Fillings

To ensure the longevity of your composite fillings, consider the following aftercare tips:

  • Good Oral Hygiene: Regular brushing and flossing help maintain the health of filled teeth.
  • Regular Dental Visits: Routine check-ups and cleanings at Deluxe Dental are crucial for maintaining the integrity of your fillings.
  • Avoid Excessive Pressure: Be mindful of hard and sticky foods that can damage your fillings.
  • Report Any Issues: If you feel any discomfort or notice changes in your filling, contact us for a check-up.

Schedule Your Appointment

If you have a cavity or a damaged tooth and are considering composite fillings, contact Deluxe Dental. We’re here to provide you with a filling solution that meets both your functional needs and aesthetic preferences.

 

Your First Appointment:

  • The old filling is removed along with any additional decay.
  • An impression is made of your teeth. A model of your teeth is made and sent to the lab.
  • A temporary onlay is placed on the tooth.
  • At the Lab: A resin is carefully placed into the model of your teeth. It is then designed to look natural.

Your Second Appointment:

  • The temporary onlay is removed.
  • A conditioning gel is placed on your tooth to prepare it for the new onlay.
  • Bonding cement is placed on the tooth and a high intensity light bonds the resin to the tooth.
  • The tooth is then polished.
  • Your teeth are restored to a natural look and feel, they are stronger and the tooth is protected!
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