If you have a tooth that is somehow affected by any sort of fractures, cracks or decay, you will be glad to know that you can easily fix this problem with a composite filling. It is a standard procedure that is a common part of a cosmetic dentistry. A specially colored composite filling is used to repair the damaged tooth.
A dentist removes the affected part of the tooth and replaces that part with a composite filling that will serve as the removed tooth part. Usually, when this happened, patients were forced to remove the whole tooth but, now they have numerous options that can offer them good solutions how they can make up for the missing tooth or teeth. There are numerous reasons why a patient could use this solution.
Worn or chipped or decayed teeth, broken or cracked or it could be the space between the teeth which is the main cause for tooth decay. Good thing is that there is no need for panic as this procedure is very simple and it does not take a lot of time. With all the advantages that the modern age has given us, it is possible to go through this without feeling a thing.
One of the best aspects of composite fillings is the fact that they are tooth colored so, after a patient undergoes this procedure, it will be hardly noticed that there was any change at all. These fillings are very durable too but, they should be regularly examined after a few years of using, just to make sure. This is a good solution for all the patients with cracked or damaged teeth in any way. Instead of taking the tooth out, they can easily fix it back to normal.