Cavities can cause significant damage to teeth if ignored. Tooth colour restorations, also known as tooth coloured fillings and resin fillings are a dental restoration used to address cavities and restore damaged teeth.
Gone are the days of the old amalgam, metallic fillings, tooth coloured fillings are a long lasting, natural looking alternative that will restore your damaged teeth back to their full function! Tooth coloured restorations are also used to help repair cracked, broken or worn down teeth. This can be caused by trauma, nail biting, or tooth grinding, as but a few examples.
While you may feel some discomfort, we’ll administer a local anaesthetic which will numb the area. You may experience some discomfort and sensitivity after the procedure, this will go away and can be managed with pain relief medication.
How long will the dental restoration last?
Composite resin fillings can last for 10 years or longer. You can help preserve your fillings by: