You must have heard “be nice to dentists, they have fillings
too”. Yeah dental fillings are common treatment, even dentists got it, but
some people are afraid of it. Let's take a look at what is dental filling, and
what are the options available
IS DENTAL FILLING?
A filling is a way to restore a tooth damaged by decay back to its normal function and shape. Materials used for
MATERIAL WE USE FOR DENTAL FILLING?
- Composite resin (which is tooth-colored
- Amalgam (which is outdated).
Advantages of dental
- The first and the
most important advantage of a dental filling is that it prevents the dental decay from progressing further
- Modern dentistry
offers you the best dental filling material which is strong enough to withstand the biting forces
- Dentists will remove
the decay and place a filling material of your choice or advised by the dentist.
- No one will know
whether you have a dental filling or not. Unless you choose an amalgam filling
- Getting a dental
filling can help you save money, time and most importantly a lot of pain. Once
the infection reaches the nerve (pulp)
it gives a sharp pain.
- Preventing the dental
decay from progressing deep in the pulp is the best way to avoid root canal
WHAT ARE THE SIGNS THAT YOU SHOULD GET A DENTAL
- Check in the mirror,
if you can see some black discoloration
on your tooth it can be a dental decay.
- If food is getting stuck in between the
- If you have a dental
decay which is deep you start to feeling sensitivity
towards hot and cold food
WHAT IF THE DENTAL DECAY IS VERY DEEP?
Our team is very
sceptical about suggesting a root canal treatment for a deep cavity. Most of
the time we do a procedure called indirect
IS PULP CAPING?
capping is a technique used in dental restorations
to prevent the dental pulp from necrosis, after being exposed, or nearly
exposed in case of a deep cavity.
It’s recommended that
a person should visit dentist for a regular
checkup, to identify that dental decay in its early stages, so that a
dentist can prevent the progression by giving a dental filling over there.