White fillings, Kent

Prepare for a smile makeover with white fillings offered at Dental Elegance in Bexleyheath, Kent.

Choose white fillings in Kent to improve your smile

Say farewell to detectable silver metal fillings. 

Our clinic provides custom-made white fillings that blend seamlessly with your teeth, offering a nearly invisible look.

For more information on white fillings in Bexleyheath, Kent, get in touch with our expert team today.

What are white fillings?

Dental fillings are often used to fix teeth damaged by injury or decay. Silver fillings used to be common practice, but now we prefer using white fillings because they look better alongside your natural teeth.

White fillings chemically bond to teeth, offering strength and protection, especially for teeth with delicate cusps.

These fillings aesthetically blend with natural teeth and are usually crafted from a composite resin mixed with powdered glass quartz, silica, or ceramic materials – mimicking tooth colourings.

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How do I know if I need a filling?

You may need a white filling to replace old silver amalgam fillings for improved aesthetics of a restored tooth. Composite or porcelain fillings can also address issues like:

  • Cracked teeth
  • Chipped teeth
  • Closing gaps in teeth
  • Reshaping teeth that are short or uneven
  • Treating tooth decay and filling cavities
  • Correcting teeth discoloration

During your dental examination, we’ll assess the most suitable white-filling option for you. Our white fillings blend seamlessly with your natural teeth, ensuring that any restorative work and cosmetic dentistry remains undetectable.

Types of fillings

Each type has its advantages and may be recommended based on factors like the location and size of the filling, as well as individual patient needs and preferences. Materials commonly used for white fillings include:

Composite resin

A composite resin is a natural-looking solution that offers a tooth-coloured mixture of plastic and fine glass particles, offering durability and an effortless aesthetic.

Porcelain (ceramic) fillings

Made in a dental laboratory and then bonded to the tooth, porcelain fillings are highly resistant to staining and closely match your natural tooth enamel.

Glass ionomer

This material releases fluoride, which can help prevent further decay. It's often used for fillings below the gum line or in areas not subject to heavy chewing pressure, offering a flawless natural appearance.

The procedure

Our team will prepare the treatment area and administer a local anaesthetic to ensure your comfort. After numbing the area, we remove the decay and thoroughly clean and dry the tooth. 

The dentist then etches the tooth structure and applies a bonding gel to facilitate secure attachment of the composite resin.

Next, the white filling material is applied in thin layers, with each layer hardened using a curing light. Once the final layer has hardened, the dentist will check your bite alignment to ensure proper fitting.

If any adjustments are needed, they will be made, and the treatment will be completed by shaping and polishing your new filling.

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Why choose white filling treatment at Dental Elegance?

For more information about our treatments and white fillings in Kent, don’t hesitate to contact our expert dentists.

Whether you’re looking to replace old silver fillings or want to invest in tooth-coloured fillings, we’re always on hand to help! We’re happy to answer your questions and share our advice on this revolutionary tooth-coloured alternative. 

All you need to do is call our practice at 0208 850 8820 or email [email protected], and we’ll get back in touch ASAP.

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