Tooth-colored fillings appear aesthetic and natural and offer a host of benefits. We can insert dental fillings in a single sitting, and our experienced team at Peabody Dental Group helps patients remain relaxed during treatments.
Tooth-colored fillings are a welcome change from the old metallic fillings that are visible every time you smile.
Fillings involve removing decayed material from the cavity and carefully inserting the filling material to seal the space from further damage. They also restore the aesthetic and functionality of the tooth.
In the absence of a filling, the space may grow bigger and expose the tooth roots resulting in heightened sensitivity and pain. Tooth fillings can be of many different types, including composite resin, gold, silver amalgam, or porcelain. Your dentist in Peabody, MA, will work with you to determine the best kind of filling for you.
Regardless of the filling material used, proactively addressing tooth decay can help preserve the integrity of your teeth, gums, and soft tissue.
Although we commonly apply tooth-colored fillings to areas of tooth decay, they have many additional uses.
For example, they are also used to repair chipped and cracked teeth. Tooth-colored fillings are ideal for this purpose as they match the aesthetics of your natural teeth. When our dentist at Peabody Dental Group completes your treatment, no-one will be able to tell that you have had a filling inserted.
For teeth that are weakened or damaged, indirect fillings like inlays and onlays are beneficial. These are particularly useful for teeth that do not yet need crowns.
Getting fillings is simple, pain-free, and quick. The dentist will administer local sedation to desensitize the area and clean out the decayed material from the tooth. Our dentist in Peabody, MA, will fill the space with a tooth-colored filling and harden with a special curing light.
We are happy to offer a range of restorations such as crowns, inlays, onlays, and tooth-colored fillings near you.