Why treat caries immediately?
If caries is not treated in time, it will begin to spread and may lead to pulpitis and periodontitis. This, in turn, can even lead to tooth extraction.
How are caries treated?
Dental treatment of caries begins with the removal of damaged tooth layers. The removed layers are then filled with fillings. Modern dental care requires high quality and strong dental fillings. Also, to have only slight shrinkage during polymerization, aesthetic, biocompatible with tooth surfaces, etc.
Happy Smile Dental Care uses only state-of-the-art materials that fully meet the above requirements. It can also be added that modern fillings are comparable in strength to tooth enamel, and the hardening tensile stress is similar to tooth strength. Thus, the falling out of an installed filling is nowadays very rare.
Fillings are a way for a tooth that is damaged by tooth decay to regain its normal function and shape. When the dentist places a filling into your tooth, he or she first removes decayed dental material, cleans the affected area, and then fills the cleaned cavity with a filling.
By closing the spaces where bacteria can enter, the filling also helps prevent further decay.
Which tooth fillings are used?
The choice of filling depends on the individual characteristics of the patient. We use light-curing fillings in our work.
Which tooth filling is the best?
There is no one type of filling that is best for everyone. The perfect dental filling for you will depend on the extent of the tooth damage you need to have repaired, whether you are allergic to certain materials, which part of the mouth the filling is needed, and, ultimately, the cost.
If you would like more information on why you should get a certain type of filling, feel free to ask your dentist for more information.