Used to prevent the spread of tooth decay or correct any cosmetic damage, a filling is just one of the ways our dentists preserve your health. Before placement, any rot must be drilled out. We offer local anesthesia along with sedation to ensure maximum comfort for our patients. At Mountain City Dental, we use composite resin, the color of which can be customized to match your natural teeth.
Since the color of a composite resin filling can be customized, it is an aesthetically pleasing option. However, it is not as strong as a some other restorative treatments. Composite resin is ideal for repairing small chipped or cracked teeth, filling in a tooth gap, correcting dental discoloration, protecting any exposed tooth root from gum recession, or changing the shape of teeth. Patients may also choose composite resin for cavity fillings as they are bonded to the teeth in layers and therefore require less drilling away of the natural tooth.