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The 5-Step Process of Filling Cavities

Dentist Filling Cavities Temple TX

If you have had teeth filled in the past, you probably didn’t give a lot of thought to the procedure itself. You went in to see your dentist with a cavity, and you left with a cavity-free, healthy tooth. What more do you need to know?

While we don’t think it’s necessary to bore you with too much detailed information, we do want you to be aware of what’s happening during treatment. After all, it is your mouth we’re talking about here!

Dental Fillings - A 5-Step Process

Next time you need to have a tooth-colored filling in Temple, you will see that we perform the procedure in five steps:

  1. Numbing the Tooth – ...

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Why You Should Choose Tooth-Colored Fillings

Tooth Colored Fillings | Temple Texas

Most people will get cavities at some point in their life, which are often treated using fillings. People who received fillings a decade ago, only had the option of a metal alloy material that was noticeable when they laughed or smiled. With today’s technology, Temple Dental Trails offers those that need fillings the option of a tooth-colored composite and can even replace the old metal fillings for a more natural and attractive look.

Fillings

Composite fillings are made up of a tooth-colored plastic and glass mixture that is placed into the cavity, layer by layer. Each layer is hardened by a specific light before the next layer is put on ...

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