No more unsightly metal
In the not-so-distant days of dentistry’s past, and even in many offices still today, the only way to fill a cavity and stop decay was using metal fillings. Metal fillings – usually a mix of metal alloys, silver, and mercury – tend to expand and contract with changes in temperature, making them susceptible to damage and breaking. Not to mention the ugly dark spot that serves as a glaring reminder of dental work every time you open your mouth.
Thankfully, with advances in dental techniques and materials at Coastal Cosmetic Family Dentistry® we can fill cavities and stop decay in its tracks with a tooth-colored composite material that blends in seamlessly with your natural teeth.
What are the benefits?
The benefits of tooth-colored fillings are numerous, and range from functional, to cosmetic, to health.
- Blend in seamlessly with natural teeth
- Virtually invisible
- Stop & prevent further decay
- More stable than metal
- No toxic mercury
If you have a cavity that needs to be filled, we would love to provide you with a natural looking tooth-colored filling that can restore your smile to full health and brilliance. Remember, the best way to minimize and prevent tooth decay is to:
- Eat a healthy, balanced diet – minimize sugar and acidic foods and beverages
- Maintain a good oral homecare routine – brush and floss every day
- Schedule regular checkups at Coastal Cosmetic Family Dentistry®
If you have any questions about tooth-colored fillings, or would like to reserve an appointment with your Bolivia dentist or Oak Island dentist – Dr. Wilharm, Dr. Harrington, Dr. Miller, Dr. Hohl, Dr. Dobransky, or Dr. Strubin – please contact us at Coastal Cosmetic Family Dentistry® today.