When a portion of the tooth affected by tooth decay is removed, dental fillings are done in order to restore the function and/or aesthetics of the tooth.

Bacteria present in our mouth will initiate cavitations. Fillings are essential to arrest the carious process and to halt its progression.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the materials used for dental fillings?

1. AMALGAM - silver coloured filling. 2. COMPOSITE - tooth coloured material. 3. GLASS IONOMER CEMENTS (GIC). 4. GOLD