What is Fillings (Restorations)

A filling is a substance that your nearest dentist uses to fill a cavity after he or she removes any tooth decay. Fillings can be made from different types of material. Talk to your nearest dentist about which type would be optimum for you..
1). 1). Amalgam is the easiest substance for a dentist to use. It is the rapid and least costly choice. Amalgam is a combination of mercury, silver, tin, or other metals..
2). Included resins are tooth-colored fillings.
3). Ionomers are tooth-colored substances that dentists often use for small cavities or cavities between teeth. Some ionomers release small amt of fluoride, which may help you if you often get cavities.
4). Ceramics are pricey tooth-colored fillings. They need special equipment and may need dental lab support. You may required several appointments.



Why It Is Done

You required a filling when tooth decay has caused cavity to form on a teeth surface. If you don't get a filling, the cavity will get worst. It may cause pain and then an abscess camera. This may lead to more severe issues, such as bone loss



How Its Work

A filling repairs the teeth and stops tooth decay. Over a long period of time, you may required to replace a worn-out filling. Your filled teeth may be sensitive to heat and cold for days to weeks after you get the filling. Talk to your nearest dentist about toothpastes that may help you with this discomfort. Tell your family dentist if your teeth are too sensitive after you get a filling, because this issue can be treated.