Dental filling is a filling material (dental restorative) used to restore the function, integrity Teeth-filling-ps-dentaland morphology of missing tooth structure. The structural loss typically results from caries or external trauma.

Types of Dental Filling:
    • Gold fillings- Gold inlays are well tolerated by gum tissues, and may last more than 20 years
    • Amalgam (silver) fillings – These are resistant to wear and relatively inexpensive
    • Composite (plastic) resins- These are matched to be the same color as your teeth and therefore used where a natural appearance is desired.
    • Porcelain fillings – These are produced to order in a lab and then bonded to the tooth.


If you have temporary filling,please get it made permanent atdental-temporary-fillings

the next appointment, given by your denist.

Temporary fillings won’t last long!

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Care after Fillings:

After a filling has been done, do not disturb the area for the first two hours after the filling. chewing & drinking should be done with utmost care.

    • Do not disturb or explore the filling with your tongue, finger or any other objects.
    • If a filling comes off, get it re-filled immediately.
    • Take proper medicines as prescribed by the doctor.
Care after Composite Fillings:
    • Do not bite forcefully or chew hard food.
    • Using colored drinks, pan chewing, and smoking causes discoloration of the filling.
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