Composite Restorations in Clear Lake City, Houston, TX

Dental fillings are among the most common procedures that we perform at Lifeline Dental. The purpose of a dental filling is to replenish the lost tooth structure and prevent further tooth decay. At our practice in Houston, TX, we offer tooth-colored composite restorations to restore the natural look and feel of your teeth. These restorations are resilient, durable, and long-lasting. With composite resin, we can efficiently repair chipped, broken, stained, or decayed teeth. Our team ensures that you feel comfortable during treatment and walk back home with a radiant smile! Call us to schedule a dental visit today.

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    Silver vs. Tooth-Colored Fillings

    In the earlier days, amalgam was a preferred choice of dental restoration due to its exceptional strength and durability. However, the primary drawback of amalgam was that it had a metallic look which hindered the natural beauty of teeth. Health authorities also issued warnings about the risk of mercury toxicity, making it an unsafe option for children and pregnant women.

    These disadvantages were addressed with the advent of tooth-colored fillings. At our practice, we can restore the structure of your broken or damaged teeth with composite restorations in Houston, TX. They blend seamlessly with your natural teeth and add to the cosmetic appeal of your smile. Furthermore, composite fillings bond permanently to your teeth and have a lower risk of dislodgement than silver fillings.

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    Benefits of Composite Fillings

    Composite restorations have been widely popular among our patients in Houston, TX, due to their natural-looking aesthetics. They offer many benefits, including:

    • Composite resin is available in a variety of shades. We select the one that closely matches your teeth.
    • They blend smoothly with the natural tooth structure.
    • They can be molded easily to reconstruct the lost portion of the tooth.
    • Composite resin bonds permanently to the tooth surface using an adhesive agent.
    • They require minimal preparation and lesser time than other alternatives.
    • Composite forms a thermal-resistant layer over the teeth, protecting them against sensitivity.
    • With proper care, these fillings can last for 5 to 7 years.
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    Placing Composite Restorations in Houston, TX

    The process of composite fillings is fairly simple and usually takes a single appointment. We will first examine your teeth and perform dental X-rays to determine the extent of the damage. Composite fillings in Houston, TX, require minimal preparation, which can be carried out under local anesthesia.

    After removing the decayed part of the tooth, we will apply an acidic solution over the tooth surface. This roughens the tooth surface for better bonding. Next, we will apply an adhesive agent and harden it with a curing light. Finally, we will place the composite filling and mold it into the prepared cavity.

    Once the process is complete, we will harden the resin with the curing light. Our team will assess for bite adjustments to ensure there are no high spots that may cause difficulty later. The restoration is polished at the end to give a glossy finish.

    Get Natural-Looking Restorations To Reform Your Smile

    Whether you have a small chipped tooth or extensive tooth decay, our dentists can restore the cosmetic and functional aspects of your teeth with composite restorations in Houston, TX. Call us at (281) 409-3777 to book a dental exam today.

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