Getting a Filling? Here's What You Should Know about Your New Restoration
A new restorative filling doesn’t have to be a big deal when you have it done at our Chagrin Falls, OH family dental office. This is one of the most common procedures we perform. We use beautiful tooth-colored composite that blends in with your smile and composite fillings are less invasive.
We Put Comfort First
Whether treating children or adults, we make sure every patient feels comfortable and confident. If we anesthetize the tooth, we do so comfortably and use a topical numbing agent before we even get started.
Dentistry has come a long way in regards to pain-free dentistry.
Your Filling Will Match Your Teeth
Gone are the days of dark, metal fillings. Today, we accomplish the same goals with white crowns and fillings. They come in all shades for every tooth color. Dr. Hivick will meticulously match your restoration to your nearby natural teeth.
If you are planning to whiten your smile for a brighter look, you might consider completing your whitening treatment before you have your fillings. Composite will not whiten in the same way as your natural teeth. We are happy to talk about your options.
Taking Care of Your Teeth Is Important
We place long-lasting restorative fillings in our Chagrin Falls, OH dental office they do require regular preventive care. While dental restorations will not decay, the areas around your filling can. You must continue brushing, flossing, and scheduling regular dental exams and cleanings or you’ll end up in the chair for another filling.
We are here to help.
Our hygiene team is a wealth of knowledge about caring for your teeth. Even dedicated brushers can use a refresher course on home care from time to time.
We also offer fluoride treatments and sealants to assist in keeping dental decay away. Give us a call to learn more.