At Premier Dental, we focus on offering conservative, cost-effective dental treatments that not only keep your teeth healthy but also improve your appearance. If one of your teeth is compromised by decay or disease, we need to fill it to prevent the damage from becoming worse.
Tooth-colored fillings are an excellent option for creating durable esthetic fillings and repairs. Also referred to as composite fillings, this material is created using resin compounds that can be matched to the color of your natural teeth. The result is a virtually invisible repair that blends seamlessly with your smile.
Importance of Dental Fillings
Common sense tells you that removing decay promptly is essential for maintaining good oral health. Fillings are an important type of restoration because they strengthen your tooth and protect if from further damage.
If cavities are not filled, decay can eventually spread deep inside your tooth. If this happens, we may need to perform root canal treatment to save the tooth.
Decay and damage can also lead to gum disease, a serious oral health problem. Emerging studies have established a connection between chronic diseases of the mouth and serious physical problems like heart and respiratory disease, diabetes, and stroke.
The most effective way to prevent decay from developing in the first place is by scheduling regular visits for dental exams and cleanings. With state-of-the-art diagnostic technology like digital x-rays and images, we can detect and treat decay long before it becomes a risk to your oral health. If we do find a small cavity during your visit, we can use gentle air abrasion to remove decay without any drilling.
Reasons to Choose Composite Fillings
Tooth-colored fillings can be shaded to closely match the color of your natural teeth, making them a great choice for filling teeth that are obvious when you smile. Another benefit of choosing composite material is its resilience and natural appearance, which makes it perfect for correcting certain cosmetic dental flaws:
• Cracked or broken teeth
• Minor chips
• Poorly proportioned teeth
• Uneven gaps and spaces between teeth
Tooth-colored fillings are also a healthy alternative because we don’t need to remove much healthy tooth structure to create a durable filling. We choose the most conservative treatments because we want your teeth to stay healthy and intact for as long as possible.
Dr. Simanovich and Dr. Mancini are skilled in shaping dental composites that conform perfectly to the proportions of your natural tooth. The result is a discreet restoration that looks so real even you may not be able to tell the difference!
Convenient Care that Fits your Busy Life
We know you have a lot of responsibilities that fill up your schedule, and we want to make it easy to receive the important treatments you need. Our convenient hours allow you and your family to get in, get out, and get on with your busy day.
At our Meriden dental office, we file all insurance claims and work with you to optimize your benefits. We can also help you apply for CareCredit, a healthcare financing option that allows you to get the care you need when you need it.
If you would like more information about our comprehensive services and how we can help you achieve optimal oral health, please give us a call.