Tooth coloured fillings are bonded in place using strong dental adhesives. This means we can conserve as much of your natural tooth as possible during preparation.
How much is a tooth coloured filling?
As dental fillings have become a quick fix in recent times, the cost of a filling has become quite affordable. Some of the factors the All About Teeth team will consider when pricing a filling will include:
- What material they use – tooth coloured fillings will tend to be more difficult and time consuming to place in comparison to amalgam fillings.
- The size of your filling – The cost of a filling will depend on how big the tooth surface will be to fill.
- Whether it’s a front or a back tooth – this can make a slight difference to the cost of your filling because back teeth are slightly more difficult to access, compared to the front teeth.
- Will the filling involve an incisal edge – these are the corners of your front teeth or the cusp, the part of the chewing surface of your back teeth.
Each patient will require a tailored treatment and the best way to determine a cost for you is to come in and get an assessment with out skilled dentists today.
Dental fillings from All About Teeth in Townsville
The best way to know if you’re a candidate for tooth coloured fillings is to visit us in our Townsville or Ayr practices to receive a comprehensive assessment and a tailored treatment plan.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, in some cases a dental filling may become loose and fall out. Tooth decay as it eats away tooth from under the filling, is one of the main reasons a dental filling can fall out.
If you find that your filling has fallen out, don’t panic. The first thing you should do is gently remove it so you don’t swallow it or breathe it in. Then, call the team at All About Teeth to book in an appointment. Before your appointment, please make sure you take good care of the tooth as it will have a hole where food can become easily trapped.
Generally you won’t experience pain when you’re having a dental filling placed. Sometimes you may feel some slight pressure when your tooth is being cleaned out and the filling material is being placed.
At All About Teeth, we have several pain management options to make you as comfortable as possible while in our dentist’s chair. Also, If you are nervous about having an injection, we can numb the area prior for increased comfort.
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