Fillings

Fryern Dental Practice in Chandlers Ford, Hampshire provides a wide range of dental services including fillings to restore teeth that have been damaged by decay or cracks. The experienced dental team uses the latest techniques and materials to provide patients with strong, long-lasting fillings that restore the function and appearance of their teeth.

In addition to traditional amalgam fillings, Fryern Dental Practice also offers cosmetic white fillings that are made from a tooth-coloured composite resin. This type of filling blends in with the natural colour of the tooth and is an ideal choice for patients who want to maintain a natural-looking smile while addressing dental issues.

What Our Patients Say

At Fryern Dental Practice, patient safety and well-being are a top priority. The dental team provides a comfortable and friendly environment for all patients, ensuring that they feel at ease during their visit. Patients can rest assured that they will receive high-quality care from experienced professionals who use the latest techniques and materials.

In summary, Fryern Dental Practice offers a range of fillings to suit the needs of each patient. Whether they opt for traditional amalgam fillings or cosmetic white fillings, patients can be confident that their dental health and appearance are in good hands.

Frequently Asked Questions

Dental fillings are materials used by dentists to restore teeth that have been damaged by decay or injury. They are needed to prevent further decay, restore the tooth’s functionality, and prevent tooth loss.

There are several types of dental fillings available, including amalgam fillings, composite fillings, ceramic fillings, and gold fillings. Each type has its own advantages and disadvantages, and your dentist can help you determine which type is best for your needs.

The process of getting a dental filling is typically not painful, as the dentist will numb the area with a local anaesthetic. However, some patients may experience sensitivity or discomfort after the procedure, which should subside within a few days.

The lifespan of a dental filling can vary depending on the type of filling and the location of the tooth in the mouth. In general, amalgam fillings can last up to 15 years or more, while composite fillings may need to be replaced after 5 to 7 years.

Yes, you can eat and drink normally after getting a dental filling. However, it’s best to avoid hot or cold foods and drinks for a few hours after the procedure, as your mouth may still be numb.

Yes, it is possible to get a cavity under a dental filling if the filling becomes loose or if decay forms around the edges of the filling. Regular dental check-ups and cleanings can help prevent this from happening.