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    281 Orrong Rd‎ St Kilda East VIC 3183
    Mon - Thu 9:00AM - 5:30PM | Fri 9:00AM - 5:00PM Sat - Sun: By Appointment
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    White fillings

    The pathway to enduring tooth restoration

    Is it time to consider white fillings?

    Dental fillings, or white fillings, are made with composite resin. They are a mixture of acrylic resin and fine glass particles that produce a tooth coloured filling, giving you a more natural look. Also known as composite resins, white fillings provide excellent durability and resistance to fracture.

    Nobody plans to have fillings, however from time to time when teeth suffer decay or break unexpectedly, composite white fillings are necessary. You may discover a filling is necessary when you experience tooth sensitivity when you brush and eat or drink hot or cold foods. This can be confirmed by your dentist or oral hygiene therapist at your appointment.

    We strongly recommend all patients visit us as soon as they become aware of any signs like these to avoid small issues developing into larger problems. Delaying investigation – and necessary treatment – is rarely ideal. Fillings can also prevent further decay and damage developing. It can relieve the pain associated with decay too. If left too long and a white filling is no longer enough to treat tooth decay or damage, that is, damage has reached the nerve, root canal treatment may be necessary.

    What about metal fillings?

    Another consideration for white fillings is if you still have original metal fillings. If you are looking for a more aesthetic option, you can discuss the replacement of metal fillings with composite resin. Apart from being visually more appealing and good for smile confidence, replacing metal fillings will also help strengthen teeth.

     

    How do we approach white fillings

    With a focus on bringing our patients only the very best, the team at Dental Art only uses the highest quality materials for white fillings. Our material selection is based on:

    • How well the material blends with other teeth to resemble natural tooth colour
    • The strength provided to the tooth structure to reduce the potential for breakage and temperature variation.

    These are important factors as our intention is for the white filling to restore the tooth’s form, function and strength. We want to preserve as much as possible of the natural tooth, for as long as possible. While a composite resin or white filling is a larger investment than metal fillings, it can last up to ten years and boost your confidence.

    If you suspect that decay could be affecting your teeth and require white fillings, make a call today. Our team is understanding and will support you to restore your teeth and smile.

    Naila Wilson
    Naila Wilson
    2023-12-28
    Came as a tourist for an emergency appointment. Call at eight received one at ten. Friendly dentist low price and great result.
    S.G. Scobie
    S.G. Scobie
    2023-11-15
    Jessie Jia is a true dental artist! Couldn’t ask for a more caring, honest, and knowledgeable dentist.
    James
    James
    2023-11-13
    The most knowledgeable and gentle dentist I have ever been to. Hate to say it, but I will be back
    Ross Feltham
    Ross Feltham
    2023-11-06
    Dr Ramon and the team at dental art I can’t thank you all enough for one off my biggest challenges for myself to have Teeth again by Implants The journey we chose to follow over the last year for what was the best option for my myself and your expertise and knowledge off Dental Implants has given me self confidence to show my smile again which has not been shown for a very long time evan my children can’t believe the change in how I look My sincere thanks Ross Feltham
    Patrizia Schnotalla
    Patrizia Schnotalla
    2023-09-13
    I had a wonderful experience. I needed a new retainer last minute and Tammy and her team helped me wonderfully. Everything worked out super fast and well! I was able to count on it. I am very grateful for your professional help!
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    2023-09-05
    Amazing staff and service-thank you so much!
    Wade Barnard
    Wade Barnard
    2023-07-04
    Absolutely amazing experience, I had a aching wisdom tooth for ages with no help from other clinics came to dental art the the team had me back out the door within 10 minutes minus one sore tooth, very professional and super fair pricing, do not look past this clinic they are the best!!
    Kr “Fixifo” Micha
    Kr “Fixifo” Micha
    2023-06-28
    It was excellent! The wisdom tooth was removed very quickly and without any pain at all! I was incredibly impressed by such a high quality work of a dental surgeon! Thank you very much!