If you have a cavity, you’ll want to have the decay removed and your tooth restored.  Often people are worried that a cavity filling might be painful, but with careful treatment and attention to detail, we’ll make sure that you’re comfortable and pain-free. 

Fillings can be done in a number of different materials.  The most common ones are composite and glass ionomer (tooth-colored fillings), amalgam (silver-colored metal filling), porcelain, and gold.  We can discuss which kind of filling is right for you.

What can I expect?

During treatment for a tooth filling, we’ll numb the area around your tooth with a jelly, then use an anesthetic so you don’t feel any pain. Next we’ll clean out the decay, and fill the cavity so that your tooth is smooth and whole again.

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