A white filling is a tooth coloured plastic & glass particle mixture used to restore decayed teeth. Composites are also used for cosmetic improvement of the tooth smile by changing the colour of the teeth or reshaping poorly shaped teeth.
What is a filling?
A tooth filling is a dental procedure in which a composite material is used to restore the tooth to natural health & treat tooth decay in small to medium size cavities.
How do I know if I need a filling?
During your dental examination your dentist can detect whether you have a cavity which needs to be filled.
However there may be symptoms or signs which you might experience from a tooth which need attention
- Sensitive to hot/ cold or sweet things
- Pain on biting /chewing
- A dark spot which you can feel or see
- Food getting stuck
- A broken or lost filling
- A chipped or fractured tooth
Hazelwood Dental Practice,
Tel: 021 4866583
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Mon: 8.30am - 7.30pm
Tues: 8.00am -7.30pm
Wed & Thu: 8.00am - 6pm
Fri: 8.30am -6pm
Sat: By appointment only
Our early mornings from 8am and late evenings to 7.30pm are by appointment only. This is to accommodate our patients with busy schedules.