Aesthetic and Cosmetic Fillings

Aesthetic and Cosmetic Fillings

When we smile, our teeth are exposed to the people around us, which means it is one of the first things people notice about us. As such, maintaining a healthy appearance of our teeth is crucial.

More importantly, an unhealthy-looking tooth also means it might be decaying, which, in turn, can have snowballing effects on your overall oral health. Thankfully, advancement in the dentistry field has enabled us to seek numerous ways to fix the appearance of our damaged teeth.

And aesthetics and cosmetic fillings are among those ways that you need to avail yourself in order to get healthy, shiny, white teeth.

What are Aesthetic and Cosmetic Fillings?

Filling refers to the medical procedure of restoring or replacing the structure of your tooth with a specific material. These are usually done on the damaged or decaying tooth.

Traditionally, the fillings that existed were metal or amalgam fillings. These contain mercury traces with white fillings (composites) that keep your teeth strong. However, the issue with these types of fillings is that they are not pleasing to look at. The metal/mercury/silver margins give an extremely unsightly appearance.

But with aesthetic fillings, you can smile your heart out without covering your mouth out of embarrassment. They help you achieve natural-looking tooth-colored restorations that are gaining significant popularity around the world.

Aesthetic and cosmetic fillings are aimed at making your teeth look better while also fixing your teeth problem from a structural and function perspective

Why Opt for Aesthetic and Cosmetic Fillings?

Aesthetic and cosmetic fillings are preferred over traditional amalgam fillings due to various reasons. First and foremost, aesthetic and cosmetic fillings give you more natural-colored teeth in comparison to the unnatural look provided by amalgam.

Secondly, since they are suitable for allergic patients since they are not made out of metals. In addition, they contract and expand very much like natural teeth’s structure rate. This also means there are comparatively minimal risks of the filling causing damage or falling off.

Furthermore, they are way more durable than amalgams. They strengthen the structure of your teeth by making sure the composite resin or porcelain spreads equally to each and every corner, which ensures a strong bond.

What does the Procedure Involve?

Getting an aesthetic or cosmetic filling requires you to get an appointment with a dentist first. On the day assigned to you, firstly you will be given local anesthesia and the infected areas of your tooth will be drilled out. This also ensures that the fillings hold firmly.

Next, the tooth is cleaned and the enamel is treated followed by filling composite resin or porcelain. Finally, the filling will be smoothened and polished. You would recover in 1-3 days during which you might feel sensitivity to hot and cold food.

How can 7DMC Help You?

The dentistry clinic of 7DMC is one of the most sought-after dentistry clinics in the world. With new-age equipment and trained professionals, you can rest assured that whatever concerns you may have related to your teeth will get answered here.

And that includes aesthetic and cosmetic filling as well. So, book an appointment quickly, have a consultation session with the dentists here, and act in accordance with their expert advice to get the best oral health.