What Is a filling anyway?
A filling is used to treat a cavity or small hole in the tooth. We use tooth colored filling material to ensure that your teeth look natural and healthy when we are done.
Tooth Colored Fillings
Cavities are caused when naturally occurring bacteria becomes overly present and begins to attack the enamel of your teeth. A high sugar diet can contribute to the bacterial balance of your mouth and exposure to highly acidic foods can also contribute to the degradation of your enamel. Both these factors can weaken the enamel of your teeth. Enamel protects your teeth from decay!
So, if the enamel isn't properly protected, a hole can form where decay can begin.
Here at All Smiles, we can fill those smaller spots of decay with tooth-colored composites. This will strengthen and protect your teeth from further decay. It will also look more natural in comparison with metal fillings.
If you want to know more about the process or feel you may be in need of a filling, you can call our office today! Our staff is knowledgeable and here to help.