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Did you visit your dentist for a dental checkup and found out that you need a dental filling? Well, most people will require at least one filling in their lifetime. You must be wondering what exactly is a dental filling and what are the multiple kinds of filling materials you can choose for your teeth. Our dental team offers durable and best dental filling in Yonge and Wellesley.

What is a dental filling?

When a person damages his or her teeth due to decay in such conditions a dental filling restores the teeth. It recovers the function back to its normal role and shape while preventing further decay. Dental filling in Yonge and Wellesley is one of the most common procedures that our dental experts do. All you need after a dental filling is to maintain a good brushing and flossing routine!

Dental Fillings are also done to repair broken teeth or when the teeth have problems due to unhealthy behaviors such as teeth biting.

Which are the Types of dental filling available in Yonge and Wellesley?

When you visit our dental clinic, the dentist will examine your teeth and advise you on specific types of dental filling. In most cases, the type of filling will depend on the extent of the repair, any allergies, to filling materials, the site of the cavity, and the cost.

Following are some of the types of dental fillings available at the Yonge and Wellesley.

  • Gold fillings are made to order and then cemented into the cavity which the dentist prepares while removing the cavity. This type of dental filling is suitable for the gum tissues and might last more than 20 years. It is one of the exclusive and costly choices that require multiple visits.
  • Amalgam (silver) fillings are resilient to wear and relatively less costly. Currently, this type of filling is not chosen for dental fillings due to its dark color. 
  • Composite resins look more normal because they look like the color of your teeth. Composites don’t last long and can be Discoloured just like teeth, however, if the cavity is small then it stays longer.  
  • Porcelain fillings, including inlays or onlays. This type of dental filling in Yonge and Wellesley is made custom in the dental lab. When the fabrication is complete then the dentist bonds this filling to your tooth. They look exactly like real teeth and resist staining. A porcelain dental filling generally covers most of the tooth and its cost is similar to gold.

Filling procedure at Yonge and Wellesley

There are several steps for the dental filling procedure. The steps are as follows:

  • In the first step, our dental expert will use a local anesthetic to numb the area around the tooth that requires filling. 
  • In the next step, the dentist uses a drill, or an air abrasion instrument, to remove the tooth cavity.  The choice of instrument rests on the individual dentist’s comfort level, training, location, and extent of the decay.
  • Subsequently, the dentist will probe or test the area to confirm the complete removal of the decay. Once the decay is clear, the dentist will prepare the space for the dental filling. If the cavity is near the pulp, then the dentist may apply some liner, or other material to shield the nerve. In the end, the dentist fills the cavity with a suitable dental filling material. 

Some other steps in tooth-colored fillings include

After the removal of the cavity, the tooth-colored filling material is applied in layers. Next, a special curing light hardens each layer for strength. When the multilayering process is done, the dentist will shape the filling material to the desired shape, remove any excess material, and polish the final restoration.

Do fillings require replacement?

Yes, there are several reasons that may require the replacement of filling.

  • Normal wear and tear
  • Filling fails and decay develops
  • Filling and/or decay is large

Dental Studio On Wellesley: Best Dentist in Yonge and Wellesley

Dr. Sobhi has been practicing dentistry for over 16 years. She and her team of experienced dental professionals love helping patients achieve their healthiest and most beautiful smiles possible.

Dental Studio On Wellesley proudly provides comprehensive dental care in Yonge and Wellesley. Our beautiful and modern office has the latest in dental technology which assists us in providing our patients with the best care possible.

Do you have an appointment for a dental filling? If yes, then you don’t need to panic, our expert dentists will guide you about all kinds of dental filling in Yonge and Wellesley. If you have any queries our assistance is just a call at (416) 858-4949

Our Locations

Are you perplexed about the dental treatment you need? Or you are concerned about which dental clinic is the right option for your dental treatment? Don’t worry we have the best dentists in town with high-tech services. For your convenience, we have multiple dental offices at different locations. Let us know your location and queries we will guide you to your nearest dental office. The location of the dental offices is as follows:

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