A Cavity on a Tooth That is Visible in Your Smile Might Be Repaired with a Composite Resin Dental Filling

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The teeth in the front of your mouth aren’t just responsible for helping you bite off pieces of food. Their appearance also plays a role in many of your facial expressions. When a cavity afflicts one of these teeth it can leave you feeling self-conscious.

With early detection, your dentist, Dr. Param Gill or Dr. Lavanya Gill may be able to repair a small cavity on a front tooth with a composite resin dental filling. This is a special type of dental plastic that can be color matched to blend seamlessly with the surrounding tooth enamel.

Drs. Param Gill or Lavanya Gill will start by numbing the tooth and surrounding gum tissues. Then they will remove any compromised tooth enamel. This will prepare the area to create a strong bond with the composite material.

Once it has been shaded, applied, and shaped to seamlessly match the surrounding surface of the tooth, your dentist will cure the composite dental filling with a special ultraviolet light. This will create a lasting bond with the tooth enamel and effectively repair the tooth for many years to come.

If you have a cavity on one of your front teeth and you live in the Modesto, California, area, please give our Pelandale Dental Care team a call at 209-545-9489 to receive timely treatment and repair.