Dental Filling- Westchester-Riverdale

Dental Fillings

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Tricia AnneTricia Anne
05:10 31 Mar 23
My mom just saw Dr. Markovitch & had a great experience. The office is very nice, & Dr. Markovitch & his staff are lovely.
jeff deloatchjeff deloatch
21:33 15 Mar 23
Very professional and welcoming, I felt at ease and comfortable, and the staff was great. Dr. Explained and made sure I understood all my options and they we're willing to accommodate to my situation as much as they could... thank you westchester 😁
18:21 01 Mar 23
The doctor was fast and efficient when taking out your molars. He does take in consideration how you feeling to proceed with the rest of your teeth. The doctor’s assistant was good too. He let me hold his arm when I was scared so he comforted me (which it was a nice thing and much needed to calm my nerves). They did a wonderful job. I would definitely recommend them.
Elton TaylorElton Taylor
18:52 27 Jan 23
The particular dentist I had was beyond great the best dentistry I’ve ever had hands-down she was very informative as I’m scared of needles her techniques and styles of performing her work was very soothing and she was very mindful about the way I am with needles for work was quick efficient. An excellent sweetie. I really recommend her for any services.

Dental Fillings: Restoring Dental Health and Preserving Beautiful Smiles at Westchester Smile Design

Dental fillings are a common and essential part of restorative dentistry, playing a vital role in treating cavities, tooth decay, and minor tooth damage. At Westchester Smile Design, we understand the importance of maintaining both oral health and aesthetic appeal. With our advanced techniques and materials, we offer dental fillings that not only restore the strength and function of your teeth but also blend seamlessly with your natural smile. Let’s explore the world of dental fillings and how they can preserve both your dental health and beautiful smile.

The Purpose of Dental Fillings:

Dental fillings are used to repair and restore teeth that have been affected by decay, small fractures, or minor damage. By removing the decayed or damaged portion of the tooth and filling the resulting space, dental fillings halt the progression of decay, prevent further damage, and restore the tooth’s integrity.

Types of Dental Fillings:

  1. Amalgam Fillings: Amalgam fillings, also known as silver fillings, have been used for decades. They are composed of a mixture of metals, including mercury, silver, tin, and copper. While amalgam fillings are strong and durable, they are noticeable due to their dark color.
  2. Composite Fillings: Composite fillings, also referred to as tooth-colored or white fillings, have gained popularity due to their ability to blend in with the natural color of your teeth. These fillings are made from a tooth-colored resin material that is durable and aesthetically pleasing.

Benefits of Tooth-Colored Composite Fillings:

  1. Aesthetics: One of the significant advantages of composite fillings is their ability to match the natural shade of your teeth. They seamlessly blend in with your smile, making them virtually indistinguishable from your natural teeth.
  2. Preservation of Tooth Structure: Composite fillings require the removal of less healthy tooth structure compared to amalgam fillings. The dentist can preserve more of your natural tooth, resulting in a more conservative restoration.
  3. Bonding Strength: Composite fillings bond directly to the tooth structure, providing additional support and strength. This bonding helps to minimize the risk of tooth fractures and enhances the overall longevity of the restoration.
  4. Versatility: Composite fillings can be used to repair both front and back teeth, making them a versatile option for addressing cavities and minor tooth damage throughout the mouth.
  5. Quick and Efficient Procedure: Getting composite fillings is a relatively quick and straightforward process. After preparing the tooth, the dentist applies the composite resin material, shapes it, and then hardens it using a special light. This efficient procedure allows for minimal disruption to your daily routine.

Preserving Your Smile at Westchester Smile Design:

At Westchester Smile Design, we prioritize both your oral health and the aesthetic aspect of your smile. Our skilled dentists utilize advanced techniques and high-quality materials to provide dental fillings that restore the health, function, and natural beauty of your teeth. We work closely with you to select the most appropriate filling material and ensure a comfortable and seamless restoration process.

Dental fillings play a crucial role in preserving both the health and appearance of your teeth. At Westchester Smile Design, our dental professionals are dedicated to providing dental fillings that not only restore the strength and function of your teeth but also seamlessly blend in with your natural smile. With our commitment to excellence, you can trust us to keep your smile healthy, beautiful, and confident. Schedule a consultation today and let us help you maintain your oral health with our advanced dental filling techniques.

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