You deserve nothing less than a beautiful smile
St. Augustine dentist Dr. Jeremy Gordon offers the placement of tooth colored fillings. Matching a restoration to your natural teeth is an art and a service that Dr. Gordon is happy to be able to provide his patients. A tooth colored filling can make a significant difference in the health and appearance of your smile.
Why might I need a tooth colored filling?
Tooth colored fillings, otherwise known as composite fillings are an aesthetically pleasing way to repair
- Cracked teeth
- Chipped teeth
- Decayed teeth
- Worn teeth
A composite filling is a strong material that can repair damage while also matching your natural tooth color. They can be placed in the front teeth and seamlessly matched so no one will ever suspect you had a restoration.
What is the appointment like?
First Dr. Gordon will ensure the site is fully numb. He will then carefully remove the damaged or decayed area of the tooth. The remaining tooth structure will be sterilized and then the restoration will be placed. Dr. Gordon will shape the restoration so it looks natural and fits your bite properly. Typically the process takes a single visit. It is normal for the area restored to be sensitive to pressure, heat and cold but sensitivity will subside shortly.
Composite fillings are durable; however they may need to be replaced at some point. To ensure your composite is well-cared for it is important to brush, floss and maintain a healthy balanced diet. If you should notice an issue with a composite filling (it chips, cracks or becomes discolored) please let us know immediately.
Dr. Jeremy Gordon wants your smile to stay beautiful; there is no reason for a little imperfection to draw all the attention. A composite fix may be just what you need to smile confidently again!
If you have any questions about tooth colored fillings, or would like to schedule a consultation with your St. Augustine dentist, Dr. Gordon at Gordon Dental Associates, give us a call at: (904) 460-0999.