Dental Fillings

Dental Fillings

Dental Fillings

Dental Filling is done to restore the missing tooth structure caused by Dental caries or Trauma. Dental Filling normally fills up the gap created by caries or trauma, and also safeguard the tooth from any further damage.

Types of Dental Fillings:

There are many types of filling materials that could be used to restore the tooth and there are indications to use them in different situations.

• Metal Filling

o This is the conventional filling. Silver Filling is the common one, but Gold Filling gives more promising results. Both the fillings are not tooth-coloured

• Amalgam Filling

o This is the most commonly used filling worldwide. Combination of metals is used in it combined to form the Amalgam. There have been numerous researches on the material highlighting the good and bad of choosing it. Amalgam filling is also silver-grey in color and do not match the tooth color.

• Glass Ionomer Cement (GIC)

o This one bonds chemically with the tooth. It is white in color matching more to the shade of tooth. But there are not many shade options in it.

• Composite Filling

o This commonly known as Laser Filling. The material uses UV light to polymerize into a hard tooth-colored mass. The preferred material for anterior teeth where shade-matching is necessary. Also used when a piece of the tooth is chipped or broken down.

Location & Contact Details

+ 03454804117

sherwanidentalassociates@gmail.com
House # 8B Sherwani Dental Associates, Model Town Link Road, Lahore, Pakistan
You will receive a Zoom link once you’ve booked this service.

Booking Policy

Bookings close 1 hour before the session starts.

Gerenal FAQs

What causes tooth decay?

Decay is caused by bacteria that collect on teeth and feed on the carbohydrates in our diet. The bacteria produce acid that wears away at the enamel on our teeth. If decay is left untreated, it can cause pain, infection and even tooth loss. Protect your teeth against decay by brushing at least twice a day, flossing daily, visiting your dentist regularly.

What is dry mouth and what can I do about it?

If you have a medical emergency, dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room facility. If you require medical attention, but are unable to use UHS, click Find “In-Network” Providers. Please remember that covered services at “In-Network” providers are subject to any deductible, coinsurance, or copayment responsibilities on your plan.

How often should I change my toothbrush?

If you have a medical emergency, dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room facility. If you require medical attention, but are unable to use UHS, click Find “In-Network” Providers. Please remember that covered services at “In-Network” providers are subject to any deductible, coinsurance, or copayment responsibilities on your plan.

How often should I see a dentist?

If you have a medical emergency, dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room facility. If you require medical attention, but are unable to use UHS, click Find “In-Network” Providers. Please remember that covered services at “In-Network” providers are subject to any deductible, coinsurance, or copayment responsibilities on your plan.