Vellore, India

What are Dental Fillings?

Dental fillings are materials like metals, plastics, glass, or other compounds used to repair or restore teeth affected by cavities, cracks, or wear.

Types of Dental Filling Materials

Dental fillings can be made from various materials, including:

Steps Involved in Filling a Tooth

  1. Anesthesia: Local anesthetic is applied to numb the affected area.
  2. Decay Removal: Decay is removed using a drill, air abrasion instrument, or laser.
  3. Verification: The dentist verifies removal of all decay before proceeding.
  4. Cleaning: The cavity is cleaned to remove bacteria.
  5. Filling Placement:
    • Composite fillings are applied in layers and cured with a light to harden.
    • The material is shaped, excess trimmed, and the final filling polished.

Care for Teeth with Fillings

Maintain your dental fillings with these practices:

Why Choose Us for Dental Fillings in Vellore?

At Indira Dental Clinic in Vellore, our dental experts discuss the pros and cons of each filling material. Schedule an appointment today to receive personalized care and restore your dental health.