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Cavities are one of the most common oral health problems faced by patients of all ages. At Little Rock Family Dental Care, we focus on providing high-quality preventive dental care that addresses small oral health issues before they have a chance to get worse. That’s why we offer tooth-colored fillings, which are customized to treat cavities while flawlessly incorporating with the rest of your smile and remaining virtually unnoticeable. If you haven’t had a checkup and cleaning within the last six months, we invite you to contact our office to schedule an appointment.
In the past, getting a cavity treated meant receiving a metal filling that’s highly noticeable and comes with several risk factors. They are made of a compound contained of mercury, silver, tin, and copper, which makes them stand out in a sea of white teeth. With the latest dental technology, our team at Little Rock Family Dental Care is able to replace those old-fashioned dental fillings with modern, tooth-colored composite resin. This material is able to chemically bond to your existing enamel and offer several unique benefits, including the ability to be customized to match the color of your natural enamel.
The most obvious benefit that attracts patients to getting tooth-colored fillings is the fact that it will flawlessly blend in with your natural surrounding teeth. That way, you won’t have to worry about people fixating on it during conversations. Here are some additional advantages that you’ll be able to enjoy from this treatment:
Tooth-colored fillings typically have a lifespan of anywhere from five to seven years, depending on a variety of factors. The best way to get the most out of your restoration is to follow some of these helpful tips:
If you ever experience dental sensitivity or have a damaged or lost filling, don’t hesitate to contact our office immediately for emergency care. We’ll do our best to accommodate you in pain and restore your filling to prevent additional damage from occurring.