Fillings and replacement of amalgam fillings
This filling is the most common, and is often used to prevent decay from spreading
A common filling used if decay is found in between front teeth. Our patients who have old, discoloured front fillings often ask us to redo these. If you would like a lighter colour filling we often do "tooth whitening" beforehand.
Commonly caused by accident. Often ACC pays a portion of the cost of fixing accident-related tooth chipping.
A gumline filling is often used to remove decay and prevent tooth sensitivity.
An inlay can often be a longer lasting alternative to a traditional filling. We can recommend if this may suit you better.
We no longer routinely place amalgam fillings. However they can be useful in certain situations. Please ask us for more information!
A very common form of filling. We use this if you come in with decay on both sides of one tooth.
A long lasting alternative to a filling. Please ask us for more information!