Dental Fillings- All You Need To Know!

“Tooth filling”- each one of us must have heard this word at least once in our lives and many of us must have even got it done too!!
Tooth filling is nothing new. But what is it ? What is the need for it? What all materials are available? Let’s know them one by one.

What are tooth fillings?

As the name itself tells – FILLING (something used to fill a hole )
So dental fillings are basically the materials used to fill the tooth cavity. 

Who needs tooth fillings?

Anyone who has a tooth cavity which needs to be cleaned requires a tooth filling .
Cavity can happen on any surface of tooth be it the grinding/chewing surface or the smooth surface.
Also in some cases if the tooth gets chipped off or worn out then also you require a filling. 

What are the different filling material used?

What are the different filling material used?

In the world of dentistry, there are plethora of options available.

Few of these in brief are:

GIC Fillings – these are high strength material mostly used in kids

Composite/laser filling – these are tooth colored filling material extremely durable and esthetic

Amalgam/silver fillings – These used to be a popular choice for a lot many years due to their remarkable strength but due to increasing mercury toxicity they have been discontinued

Crowns – for those teeth which cannot get strength only by fillings or have multiple decay or is root canal treated ,  your dentist will advice you to get a cap done.

So next time you visit the dentist ask them about the options available.
Have a healthy smile !! 

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