If you’re looking for a dentist in Tempe, Phoenix or Avondale, You can rest assured we understand that your time is precious. That is why at AZ Family & Kid's Dental we make getting a filling as quick and painless as possible. If you experience pain when brushing certain teeth or sensitivity when consuming hot or cold foods then our dentists will make a recommendation on the type of filling suited to you and your health.
What You Need to Know About Fillings
A filling is a fast and convenient method of repairing a tooth damaged by decay. To repair your sensitive teeth, we first start by removing the decayed material. We then clean the affected and fill the cleaned out cavity with a filling material.
We can create a strong and stable filling material called Amalgam (silver in color). To do this we mix silver, copper, tin and mercury. Due to the obvious color these fillings are usually for teeth in the back of the mouth. They are sturdy and highly resistant to wear and tear.
Composite fillings are natural looking and are made up of acrylic resin and finely ground, glass-like particles. They are durable, resistance to fractures and can withstand pressures caused from chewing.
If a large amount of the structure of the tooth has been lost then we will use Porcelain which will strengthen a weakened tooth and look natural.
Our friendly staff provides personalized, gentle care to make your visit a positive experience. Get in touch to find out more about how we can help your smile.