Tooth Colored filling
The tooth become weak enough when it starts decaying and the resulting cavity need to be filled immediately so as to prevent the decay and to get back the optimal chewing function.
Treatments for Children
Gum and Root suggest you to go for composite restoration. This is a restorative procedure that helps to rebuild your teeth by creating a strong bond of resin materials in the dentin and enamel of the teeth. The result is a very natural-looking tooth that functions just like your regular teeth, which simultaneously prevents any further damage or decay to the delicate pulp of the tooth. Benefits of tooth-colored fillings include the following:While other fillings are silver and unsightly, tooth-colored fillings have a natural, healthy appearance that blends in with your existing tooth structure.
Nobody will even be able to tell that you’ve had a cavity! Compared to amalgam fillings, which contain mercury and entail certain health concerns, tooth-colored fillings are largely harmless and feature few, if any, side-effects.If your existing tooth structure is weak, a tooth-colored filling can fortify your tooth and prevent future breakage. Installing a tooth-colored filling is a simple procedure with highly predictable results and very little chance of error. How are composite filling done Composite fillings are usually placed in one appointment. We will remove decay as necessary. The space will then be thoroughly cleaned and carefully prepared before the new filling is placed. If the decay was near the nerve of the tooth, a special medication will be applied for added protection. The composite filling will then be precisely placed, shaped, and polished, restoring your tooth to its original shape and function. It is normal to experience sensitivity to hot and cold when composite fillings are first placed, however this will subside shortly after your tooth acclimates to the new filling.You will be given care instructions at the conclusion of your treatment. Good oral hygiene practices, eating habits, and regular dental visits will aid in the life of your new fillings.