Tooth-Coloured Fillings at Hawkesbury Dentistry: Seamless Restorations for a Natural Smile
At Hawkesbury Dentistry, we priorities both the health and aesthetics of your smile. Our Tooth-Coloured Fillings, also known as composite fillings, provide a seamless and natural-looking solution for restoring teeth affected by decay or damage. These fillings blend harmoniously with your natural tooth colour, ensuring a beautiful and functional result.
Advantages of Tooth-Coloured Fillings
Tooth-coloured fillings are made from a composite resin that can be precisely matched to the colour of your natural teeth. This makes them virtually indistinguishable, providing a more aesthetically pleasing restoration compared to traditional silver amalgam fillings.
Composite fillings allow for a more conservative approach to tooth restoration. The material bonds directly to the tooth structure, often requiring the removal of less healthy tooth enamel compared to amalgam fillings.
Tooth-coloured fillings are versatile and can be used to restore both front and back teeth. They are suitable for addressing various levels of decay, cracks, or minor fractures.
Unlike metal fillings, composite fillings do not conduct temperature as much, reducing the risk of post-treatment sensitivity to hot or cold stimuli.
Our Approach to Tooth-Coloured Fillings
- Comprehensive Examination: Our experienced dentists conduct a thorough examination to assess the extent of decay or damage and determine if tooth-coloured fillings are the appropriate solution for your specific case.
- Digital Shade Matching: We use advanced digital technology to precisely match the colour of the composite resin to your natural tooth shade, ensuring a seamless and natural appearance.
- Minimally Invasive Procedure: Placement of tooth-coloured fillings is a minimally invasive procedure. The damaged or decayed portion of the tooth is removed, and the composite resin is precisely applied and shaped to restore the tooth’s form and function.
- Curing and Polishing: The composite resin is cured with a special light to harden it, and final adjustments are made to ensure a comfortable bite. The filling is polished to achieve a smooth surface that blends seamlessly with your natural tooth enamel.