Teeth Filling

Tooth filling is a way to restore a decayed tooth back to its normal shape and function and prevent bacteria might enter which includes

  • Direct Fillings (chair side) with composite resin are custom-made to the similar color of the patient’s teeth, creating a more natural appearance. While these white fillings may be less noticeable than other materials, they usually only last between 2 and 5 years. They may not be ideal for larger fillings as they may chip or wear over time. They can also become stained from coffee, tea or tobacco.
  • Indirect Filling (inlay or onlay) is created in a lab and then bonded to the tooth. Gold is well-tolerated by gum tissues and may last more than 20 years. Porcelain can be matched to the color of the tooth and resist staining