Tooth Colored Fillings

White Fillings

Tooth colored fillings, also known as white fillings and composite fillings, are comprised of plastic, silica and glass particles. Composite fillings are commonly used to restore decayed teeth.

Tooth Colored Fillings

What are Composite Fillings?

These substances replicate a lot of the qualities of the natural tooth structure like translucency and resistance to wear. The blend of these particles is often referred to as a composite.

Dental At Forest Hill uses composite fillings to treat tooth decay. Call (03) 9878 3233 if you live in Forest Hill or the surrounding area and are looking for a natural-looking restoration. The dentists at our office have the necessary experience to place these fillings and can ensure that the patient is comfortable throughout the procedure. 

Tooth Colored Fillings: Options & Applications

Fillings are one of our most commonly performed procedures, since they are usually placed after removing tooth decay (common cavities). A composite filling can even replace amalgam fillings if you have them now. Make an appointment for a dental examination if you’d like to learn more.

When it comes to tooth fillings, there are many different options available. One popular option is composite fillings, which  match the color of your teeth. These fillings are made of composite resin, which is a durable material that can withstand the force of chewing. Besides, they are used to repair cavities, worn down teeth.  cracked or chipped teeth. Composite resins are also used for direct bonding, a procedure that can improve the look of your smile by closing gaps between your teeth or changing the color, shape, or size of your teeth. Which we call it a smile designing.

Strong and Durable

Tooth-colored fillings are not noticeable than other types of fillings, making them a good choice for people who are concerned about their appearance.

These fillings are strong and durable, and they can last for many years. However, they are not as strong as metal fillings, and they may need to be replaced sooner if they are in an area of your mouth that experiences a lot of wear and tear. The modern materials are highly polishable however they get stained over the period and needs polishing.

If you’re considering tooth-colored fillings for your next tooth filling, be sure to talk to us about the benefits and drawbacks of this type of filling. Contact our surgery if you want to schedule an appointment.

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Payment Options / Plans

Payment plans are essentially loans, which can support you in managing the high cost of dental treatment. Rather than paying for your dental work in an upfront lumpsum, a payment plan allows you to pay in instalments over a period of time. We have onboard, payment plan service providers who will make your payment plan’s instalments even more affordable.

There are several payment options available at our surgery including Cash, Cheque, EFTPOS, Credit Card, HICAPS, AMEX and Direct Deposit.

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