Despite your best efforts with brushing and flossing, you may still end up with a tooth that has been affected by decay. If so, the team at Kinross Drive Dental can restore the colour, shape and function of your tooth using fillings, inlays or onlays.
A dental cavity is a common problem, but it doesn’t need to affect your oral health or confidence. With a long-lasting filling, you can restore your smile in no time.
Our team is well-versed in providing dental fillings. We use safe, trusted materials such as porcelain or composite, which will blend in perfectly with the rest of your teeth so that nobody knows the filling is there.
We recommend that you seek treatment immediately once decay has been suspected and identified. The decay can spread to nearby teeth or you may end up with sensitivity or a toothache if it isn’t promptly addressed. By repairing the damage, the bacteria are stopped at the site and can’t enter the root, which may necessitate a root canal.
This procedure is simple and straightforward with treatment that is virtually painless. We utilise safe, highly effective anaesthetic and make sure that you are completely numb before proceeding. To begin, we’ll remove the decay with specialised instruments, protecting as much of your natural tooth structure as possible. The cavity is dried and disinfected, preparing the site to receive the filling. Once it has been applied, it hardens and is shaped to match the rest of your teeth.
Other restorative dental options that we offer are inlays and onlays. Though they’re similar to dental fillings, fillings Kinross are applied directly onto the cavity. Inlays and onlays, however, are custom-fabricated in our dental lab, then bonded into place by our team. The similarity is that they are also suitable to address tooth decay and certain other forms of damage.