In the past, a cavity filling was quite obvious. Fillings could be seen whenever someone would talk or laugh. Today, we have a subtler option for treating cavities. At Falls Pointe Dentistry, we use white fillings that match the shade of your natural tooth. White fillings, also known as composite fillings, aren’t noticeable to others, no matter where they are placed on a tooth.
Cavities, also known as tooth decay, are literally holes in teeth that grow from bacteria buildup. Decay can occur because of poor dental hygiene or even just because of the shape of your teeth. For example, if you have a tooth that is hard to reach or teeth with deep pits, you may be more likely to develop cavities.
White fillings are made with resin composite that looks and feels like a natural tooth and can restore teeth with decay. A cavity filling can also prevent more serious dental issues, such as tooth loss, tooth infection, and oral pain.
Choosing white fillings to treat your cavities is a great option for several reasons:
If you think you may need filling, call Falls Pointe Dentistry to make an appointment today!