By Omni Dental Group
May 07, 2019
Category: Dental Procedures

Are you in need of a tooth-colored filling? Are you worried it will ruin your smile? Well, fear not, your Bowie, MD, family dentists, Dr. Siamak tooth colored fillingsAaalemansour, Dr. Fariborz Baik and Dr. Sherwin Esfandiari, are here to help.

Here are some FAQs about tooth-colored dental fillings:

 

What are tooth-colored dental fillings?

Fillings are a safe and affordable dental treatment that restores the integrity of teeth, according to the American Dental Association.

 

Why are tooth-colored dental fillings important?

There's a cosmetic and restorative benefit to tooth-colored fillings. Tooth-colored fillings match the rest of your teeth so no one will know you have fillings when you smile. Gone are the days when silver and gold fillings ruined smiles. Your Bowie family dentists also provide this treatment for children.

 

What are fillings made of and what are some of their other advantages?

Fillings are made of composite resins, or white fillings, that are meant to be aesthetically appealing. The mixture of acrylic resin and finely ground glass-like material produce the tooth-colored filling that blends with the rest of your teeth.

  1. They beautify the smile.
  2. They restore bite and chewing function.
  3. They protect teeth from decay.
  4. They repair worn or damaged teeth.

 

How do you care for tooth-colored fillings?

  • Brush your teeth twice a day, at the very least
  • Floss once a day, before bed
  • Wear mouth guards if you have a habit of teeth grinding while sleeping
  • Avoid sugary foods and maintain a healthy diet

 

Do you need a consultation?

If you have any questions about tooth-colored fillings, contact your Bowie, MD, family dentists, Drs. Siamak Aalemansour, Fariborz Baik and Sherwin Esfandiari, for help today!

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