Tooth Fillings

Cavity Filling in Fenton, Grand Blanc

To treat a cavity, Rachor Dental Care will remove the decayed portion of your tooth and then “fill” the area of the tooth where the decayed material was removed. We also use dental fillings to repair cracked or broken teeth. Porcelain inlays and Tooth Colored Restorations (onlays) create fillings that are not only beautiful (or unnoticeable) but also add strength to weakened teeth. These restorations are esthetically pleasing and very strong thanks to new bonding technologies.

Silver fillings:

Silver fillings may be one choice that Dr. Rachor, Dr. Holden or Dr. Still may choose to fill a decayed tooth. There are certain situations where a silver filling may be the best choice.  Drs. Rachor, Holden or Still will go over the advantages and disadvantages of all materials.

Advantages of Tooth-Colored Restorations

There are many advantages to tooth-colored restorations. Resin onlays are bonded to the teeth creating a tight, superior fit to the natural tooth. Such restorations can be used in instances where much of the tooth structure has been lost. The tooth remains intact and stronger.

Since the resin used in tooth-colored restorations contain fluoride this can help prevent decay. The resin wears like natural teeth and does not require placement at the gum line, which is healthier for your gums!

The result is a beautiful smile!