Composite Fillings

Peoria, IL Dentists for Dental Composite Fillings

A composite filling is an optimum solution to restore teeth that have been cracked, fractured, or are decayed. There are a number of composite filling materials and are overall known to be one of the most widely used restoration methods. Because composite fillings match the color of the tooth, they are more cosmetically appropriate for frontal teeth.

Reasons to consider composite fillings:

  • Fix a fractured or chipped teeth
  • Close a gap between two teeth
  • Repair broken teeth
  • Restore decayed teeth
  • Repair a worn tooth

What is process of getting a composite filling?

During the process of getting a composite filling, we¬†will remove any decay and the gap between the teeth is thoroughly cleaned and prepared. In cases when the decay is near the tooth’s nerve, a dentist will apply special medication to better protect the patient. The filling will then be carefully positioned, placed, and shaped to match the natural shape and function of the teeth.