Developed in conjunction with Ext-Joom.com

What's in a Smilecare filling?

One of the many questions we get asked at Smilecare is 'whats in a filling and which is best for me?' We understand that the ever increasing number of treatment options available can make decision making difficult. Our team is hear to listen to your needs and to guide you through the options available so you make the best informed choice available.

After attending many postgraduate courses in the use of modern filling techniques our Smilecare dentists can predictably place restorations that can last for many years and we now find that we tend to prescribe crowns less often and opt for these more conservative methods of restoring teeth. The costs of our fillings are reflected in the time we take to give you the best possible restoration and the time invested in postgraduate courses and materials. The advantage of placing high quality fillings over crowns is that we can conserve more of your own tooth tissue, there is less clinical time involved and the relative costs are much less.

Not all dentists place fillings in the same way, and even though dentists have been placing fillings for many years the techniques of recent have dramatically changed modern practice. We use the latest dye indicators to assure that we have removed all decay in your tooth, the fillings are lined with advanced bonding resins to resist bacterial leakage, lessening the chances of further problems and discomfort, and we use the best available filling materials on the market. The two most commonly placed filling restorations are Composite resin, (tooth coloured fillings) and Amalgam (silver coloured fillings). Both materials exhibit excellent durability and comfort and your dentist will be happy to discuss with you the merits of each one for your particular need.


cookie policy

our website uses cookies and similar technologies to help make this website better Read More

happy to accept?

 

Cookie Policy

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which, with your permission, will be placed on your computer's hard drive. Cookies allow websites to respond to you as an individual. Thanks to cookies, web sites can tailor their operation to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

For example, we use cookies to identify which pages are being used most frequently. This helps us analyse data about how you are using our website so we can improve it in order to meet your needs better. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and no data is held which links to you as a person.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.

A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

For the full disclosure section, including all types of cookies, please click here.

Blocking cookies | Deleting cookies | Cookie preferences

You can manage your preferences relating to the use of cookies on our website by visiting:
Google Chrome
Internet explorer 8, 9 and 10
Mozilla Firefox
Safari

More information about cookies

If you would like more information regarding Cookies please visit the below site: ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) - https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/