Try as you might to keep up with excellent dental hygiene…brushing, flossing, less sugar…you might still find yourself with a cavity that needs to be treated. Sometimes they just can’t be avoided. That is when we step in to help. We will be happy to help with your dental concerns.
What happens when you do have a decayed tooth? To treat a cavity, the area around the tooth is numbed and then the decayed part of the tooth is removed with a drill or laser. Once the decay has been completely removed, the tooth is cleaned and prepared to receive the filling. After the filling has been placed, it is polished and the treatment is complete.
There are several types of filling materials available. Five are listed here:
Need a filling in Knoxville, TN or have more questions? Don’t hesitate to give us a call. We would be more than happy to schedule an appointment, answer your questions, and fix your teeth. Your dental health is our top priority!