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5 Ways to Take Care of Your Tooth Fillings

For a simple tooth decay or a tooth fracture, there is no need to go so complicated because this can easily be resolved by composite fillings. Naperville patients who come into the dental office with dental caries receive a tooth filling from the best cosmetic dentist. Naperville dentists will begin with a tooth preparation, which involves the drilling of the tooth to remove the diseased tissue, so that an appropriate tooth filling material may be placed into the cavity. Traditionally, tooth cavities are filled with metal fillings. However, due to the many discovered disadvantages related to its use, dentists now [...]

2016-09-28T10:00:26+00:00September 28th, 2016|Blog, dental tips|

What is a Composite Filling

If one or more of your teeth has significant decay, your Smiles of Naperville dentist will advise you to have a cavity filled to preserve it. In the past, silver amalgam was the only option for filling material. However, most dental patients today prefer composite fillings instead. This is partly cosmetic since composite fillings are made of clear materials that match the color of the natural teeth. Concerns over the small possibility of mercury poisoning from silver amalgam fillings is another reason they have fallen out of favor. Receive Your New Composite Filling in a Single Appointment Before you receive [...]

2016-03-21T10:42:37+00:00March 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|
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