Bacteria spreads and eats away at your tooth causing a cavity. Most often, you need a filling when a cavity is deemed restorable. Once the decayed portion of your tooth is removed, the dental filling will be placed to fill and seal the area and to prevent further damage. There are different filling material options- make sure you pick one that best fits your oral needs and price.

Molar tooth with amalgam filling

You may also receive fillings to repair cracked or worn down teeth. We craft fillings that blend in naturally with your teeth so your smile stays healthy and attractive.

If left untreated, the tooth decay can cause serious damages. Your dentist can design a treatment plan so root canals or even tooth extractions are never needed.

Visible Signs You Need a Tooth Filling:

Sometimes there are visible signs you need a filling.

Some of them are:

Severe Damage…

If the damage is severe enough, you may need a root canal and a crown to support the remaining tooth structure. In the worst case scenario, the whole tooth could be compromised and need to be extracted.

How To Prevent Decay?

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