Fillings are needed when cavities, a hole in the tooth, occur. Cavities are caused by plaque build-up that has led to decay in the tooth. It’s important to catch cavities early so they don’t worsen and cause more pain and expensive procedures.
What Happens at an Appointment
The gum near the problem tooth will be numbed with a local anesthetic. We will clean out the tooth and fill it with a resin composite that will match with your natural teeth.