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Smile Zone Dental has provided composite fillings for patients in Monroe and Fort Gratiot, MI for many years. Our team emphasizes patient care and comfort and is dedicated to serving our local community in the best ways possible. To do this, we use state-of-the-art technology and products and ensure that our dentists are all highly educated and experienced. Whether you need routine care or an emergency fix, we’ve got you covered.
What Are Composite Fillings?
Composite fillings are tooth-colored are non-permanent fillings made of resin. This type of filling closely resembles natural teeth and is much less noticeable than other types of fillings. This filling type is widely used and is aesthetically-suited for front tooth use though it can also be used for the back teeth. Not only are composites flexible, but they are also durable and bond directly with the tooth’s surface. When you opt for composite fillings over other types of fillings, more of the natural tooth can be preserved, and minimal drilling will be involved. The majority of these fillings can be completed in one appointment and will ensure you have a beautiful, long-lasting smile.
The Benefits of Composite Fillings
A composite tooth filling can offer patients who need it a wide range of benefits. Whether you need one or multiple, white composite fillings will ensure your smile is beautiful and healthy. The benefits of composite fillings include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Practically invisible because they are color-matched with your natural teeth
- Can fill small-to-moderate cavities in teeth positioned in the front or back
- Bind well to enamel so are unlikely to pop loose or loosen
- Versatile enough to also be able to fix superficial damage like cracks or chips
- They are not affected by temperature and are not prone to expand or contract
- Less drilling is required with these than with other types of fillings
- Once applied, a special light helps bond the filling quickly to the tooth
The Composite Filling Procedure
At the beginning of the composite filling procedure, one of our highly-trained dentists will use a local anesthetic to numb your gums, teeth, and surrounding area. This is done to prevent pain and lessen discomfort. From there, any existing decay will be removed with a drill during a process that takes a few minutes and may cause slight pressure. The next step is molding the filling to your tooth to be the right shape and restore your tooth to its natural appearance. A special light will be used to quickly harden the various layers of the composite filling during this process.
Why Choose Smile Zone Dental?
With multiple locations throughout the area, we are easily accessible for our valued patients. Our dental offices in Monroe and Fort Gratiot, MI provide premier dental care services, including general, cosmetic, and emergency dentistry. At Smile Zone Dental, we put our patients first. Each of our dental services is tailored to meet the unique needs of the individual. At our dental practice, our patients are never a number. When you make an appointment with us, you can rest assured you’ll receive the best possible treatment, care, can customer service around.
Contact Us Today For Composite Fillings
If you need a composite dental filling, you’ve come to the right place. The Smile Zone Dental team has provided this service throughout Monroe and Fort Gratiot, MI. No matter what your dental needs are, our expert team can help. Give us a call today to discuss the available options or request an appointment for composite fillings. We look forward to serving you.
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