dental fillings in dubai

Fillings are a first step that is carried out in order to prevent a tooth from infection. They form a perfect seal over the surface of the cavities and prevent the impaction of food within the tooth. They are done by a complex series of techniques which are guided by dentists who have vast knowledge and precise skills like the ones present in the Dynamic Clinic. 

What are dental fillings? 

Dental fillings are a dental material that is placed within a minor cavity of a tooth that is prone to infection. 

The tooth is viable for filling only when the cavity has not extended into the pulp and is confined with the crown portion of the tooth only. 

Dental fillings are done based on the tooth type whether it is primary or a permanent tooth. 

In cases of children who have primary teeth, GIC dental filling is used while for permanent teeth composite filling in Dubai is the treatment of choice. 

What are the reasons to go for dental fillings? 

  • To prevent the tooth from further infection
  • To limit the amount of food impaction and debris
  • To resurface or fix the broken incisal edges of frontal teeth
  • To improve the mastication 

Top 10 facts you must know about dental fillings

Prevents food impaction 

Fillings when properly placed within the surface of the teeth up till the occlusal surface limit food infection and do not allow any debris to stay

It can be tooth coloured

Conventionally amalgam or silver fillings were used. However, now there are tooth coloured filling materials,  such as composite, that have outstanding aesthetics and so they can be used on the frontal teeth as well. 

Have enough strength 

Aesthetics are a secondary property of a filling material. The primary goal of a filling material is to bare and which stand the expensive masticatory forces and they have enough strength especially the silver fillings. 

Prevent tooth from infections

As Filling materials form a perfect seal over the occlusal surface of the teeth they prevent further progress of the infection down the roots. 

Require a good dentist

Not all dental auxiliaries have the skills to perform the treatment of dental fillings. It consists of a series of complicated steps from cavity preparation to finishing and only superior/ senior dentists are authorized to do the procedure. 

Can absorb stains

Composite fillings are White/ tooth coloured in nature, and so they can be easily stained by artificial colourings and flavours. 

Allow chewing and biting easily

 The aim and goal of an ideal filling material is to facilitate chewing and biting easily. In cases of deep cavities a person often feels difficulty in chewing because of food impaction.

Expensive

The latest dental fillings are now with more improved functions and properties. A lot of the hospitals and clinics have priced fillings at very high rates.

Nevertheless you can see the Dynamic Clinic if you want to get dental fillings in Dubai at reasonable cost. 

Silver fillings are hazardous

Silver or amalgam fillings are hazardous because of the presence of Mercury as a liquid in it. Mercury is responsible for the amalgam tattoo ( discoloration patch) which is often noticed in the oral cavity  of a patient.  mercury is poisonous for the environment as well and so its disposal is very important. 

Have less downtime  

Composite fillings or any other do not require any specialised equipment or machines except for the dental instruments and the dental surgeon’s knowledgeable skills. 

The wrap up 

If you find the above written facts about dental fillings valid and important then seek an appointment with the dentist for your fillings as soon as possible. 

Fillings are a first step that is carried out in order to prevent a tooth from infection. They form a perfect seal over the surface of the cavities and prevent the impaction of food within the tooth. They are done by a complex series of techniques which are guided by dentists who have vast knowledge and precise skills like the ones present in the Dynamic Clinic.