WHAT ARE AMALGAM FREE FILLINGS?
The tooth-coloured resin is used to fill the tooth – giving a natural-looking finish. It also protects the tooth’s structure and allows you to rediscover the joy of eating.
Signs that you need a filling can include sensitivity when drinking hot or cold drinks. In some cases, patients don’t realise they need treatment. This is one of many reasons why regular dental check-ups are crucial.
With amalgam free fillings at Wytes you can:
HOW DOES IT WORK?
We choose composite resin that will blend in with the colour of your existing teeth.
Your dentist will remove decay and existing filling material.
We’ll prepare the space to be treated, fill with resin and cure with a bright light source.
We apply the finishing touches including polishing your new filling.
“The staff are so welcoming and make you feel at ease – in particular Jasmine who talks me through everything so I know exactly what to expect. My daughter also loves her too!” Koral Hooper. Wytes West Wickham.
“They’re super caring and friendly – from receptionists to my dentist and hygienist. My whole family use them and we have been delighted with our treatments.” Jon Kingsbury. Wytes Westcombe Park.
“The treatment I have had from the dentist has been brilliant. The whole process has been fantastic and I have now moved my family to the practice too.” Aisha Tyler. Wytes Elephant & Castle.
Does amalgam free fillings treatment hurt?
We perform this treatment under local anaesthetic so it should not be painful. You may feel some sensitivity in the first few days after treatment.
Does this treatment affect eating?
We recommend waiting 48 hours before eating or drinking any dark food or liquid – amalgam free fillings are more susceptible to staining in the days after treatment. The good news is you should find eating more pleasurable with your new filling.
Can I have more than one filling?
Patients can have a number of fillings placed in one visit.
How should I take care of my filling?
Brush twice a day in the usual way. Avoiding putting undue pressure on the filling by, for example, biting down on a pen lid.
Is this treatment safe?
Amalgam fillings have been around for years. This is a safe treatment when performed by an experienced dentist.