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WHAT IS A FILLING?
If tooth decay is not repaired at its early stages, it will worsen and additional or alternative dental treatments may be necessary. A filling is a more cost-effective treatment with a number of benefits, including:
WHY DO I NEED A FILLING?
Dr Rastegar will often recommend a filling in two situations. They are:
WARNING SIGNS A FILLING MAY BE NECESSARY
There are a number of warning signs that may indicate a filling will be necessary, including:
While there could be a number of reasons for this sensation, only your Dentist can diagnose its underlying cause. If a damaged tooth surface is not treated early, your discomfort will increase.
With proper care and dental hygiene, a filling has a lifespan of 5-12 years, depending upon the type of filling material used.