We use tooth-coloured fillings as they are the best option cosmetically and because they are the most conservative way to replace what you have lost. We specialise in micro-dentistry which means that we remove the minimum amount of dental tissue when we prepare your tooth. We then bond tooth coloured composite fillings directly to your tooth surface.
Our goal is always to be as least invasive as possible so you can keep your natural teeth for as long as possible.
White fillings are made from tooth-coloured composite resin which matches the natural shade of your teeth. We use this composite resin to restore small cracked or chipped teeth and small cavities,
We also use tooth coloured composite resin to improve your smile and the shape of your front teeth. This is another example of our conservative methods as only composite is added and no teeth removed.
What does having a white filling involve?
We first take x-rays and scans to see how much of your tooth we will need to restore. Then we numb the area with local anaesthetic and remove only the decayed part of the tooth.
We ensure that your tooth is free from bacteria, contamination and moisture. When we are sure, we apply gel to enable the composite to bond well with your tooth. We wash the gel away and dry your tooth.
We then apply the colour matched shade of composite in layers and mould it to match the shape of your tooth. Finally, we harden the composite with a special bright light and polish it to look like a natural part of your tooth.