A composite (tooth coloured resin) filling is used to repair a tooth that is affected by decay, cracks, chipped, and closing space between teeth. The affected or decayed part of the tooth will be removed and restored with a composite filling material
There are many types of filling materials available, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. Dr, Labalan can discuss with you the best options for restoring your teeth. composite fillings are tooth coloured, they can be closely matched to your existing tooth colour.
Composite fillings are strong but not permanent and may someday have to be replaced.
It is normal to experience sensitivity to hot and cold when composite fillings are first placed, however, this will subside after your tooth accustom to the new filling.
Proper oral hygiene care, eating habits, and regular dental visits will help prolong the life of your new filling.