Smile Dental Clinics - Phoenix, AZ

Fillings

A composite filling is used to repair a tooth affected by cracks, fractures, decay or other issues that can cause the tooth to lose strength. During the procedure, the decayed or affected portion of the tooth is removed and replaced with a composite filling. Because these types of fillings, as opposed to older, metal fillings, are specially blended for your teeth, they can be closely matched to the color of existing teeth. This makes them preferred for use in front teeth or the more visible areas of the back teeth. If you have recently had your teeth whitened, we recommend waiting about a week before getting a tooth filled so we can properly match the color.

Smile Dental Clinics - Phoenix, AZ

Fillings

A composite filling is used to repair a tooth affected by cracks, fractures, decay or other issues that can cause the tooth to lose strength. During the procedure, the decayed or affected portion of the tooth is removed and replaced with a composite filling. Because these types of fillings, as opposed to older, metal fillings, are specially blended for your teeth, they can be closely matched to the color of existing teeth. This makes them preferred for use in front teeth or the more visible areas of the back teeth. If you have recently had your teeth whitened, we recommend waiting about a week before getting a tooth filled so we can properly match the color.

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What types of treatments do fillings offer?

Composite fillings can be used to repair:

  • Chipped teeth
  • Close spaces between two teeth
  • Cracked or broken teeth
  • Decayed teeth
  • Worn teeth

How Are Composite Fillings Placed?

Composite fillings usually require only one appointment for placement. Your dentist will start by numbing the area, and then removing any decay. The space created will then be carefully cleaned and prepared, and then the filling will be placed. Similar to a porcelain filling, a composite filling will then be precisely shaped and polished to restore your tooth to its original shape and function.

It is normal to experience sensitivity to hot and cold immediately after receiving a composite filling, but this will subside shortly after your tooth gets used to the new filling.

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Contact Smile Dental Clinics Today

If you want a white tooth filling to match your teeth, call us now at (623) 235-8195 or schedule online for an appointment today. Let our clinics help better your smile today.

Our dental family is here for your family
Our dental family is here for your family
Our dental family is here for your family
The team were very professional
Kathy Stillman
Kathy Stillman
00:42 02 Jul 20
Marela was so sweet and helpful! I was unable to pay certain things due to COVID and she helped set up everything for me!
Norma Barrera
Norma Barrera
20:14 29 Jun 20
Update : 5/11/20. I just cant say how amazing Dr. Harsini is he is so attentive, detailed- i had to get a little work done, and when i say no pain! No pain what so ever. Having the patient in a comfortable stat seems to be one of his priority and the staff too. Kudos to Jose the assistant too,was great. Just beyond impressed!!!Today was my first time in this office, after over 9years going to Thomas dental in Phoenix. From the day I made a call to set my first appt- the lady was so nice and sweet.. I wanted to reach thru the phone and hug her. I got a lil tour in the office they explained what each area is for. The Dr. Was just amazing wonderful.. didn't waste time but took the time to chat a lil with me, which was nice. Daisy was amazing and super sweet. Prices are FANTASTIC! Reason why I left Thomas dental is because they quality of service is not like it was before AND not to mention new management tried to pull as fast one on me. Tried to tell my my treatment was over 1,200!!! And smile dental less then 200.00That was disgusting and they tried doing the same thing to my son. We have been patients for years. New management is money hungry very sad.But thankful I found smile dental. Oh and another bonus- their equipment is pretty high tech!! Love it.
Marlene Duarte
Marlene Duarte
23:46 11 May 20
Wonderful staff & gentle dentists who do an amazingly painful job at great prices!
Just Me
Just Me
17:18 18 Mar 20
Such a friendly environment, best service and care for my braces.
Margarita Gonzalez
Margarita Gonzalez
20:39 16 Mar 20
The dentist and staff are professional, knowledgeable, have a superb chair-side manner, and do exceptional work! The team loves their work and their patients! All the staff act as stakeholders and are very patient.
Katie Anderson
Katie Anderson
13:53 09 Mar 20
Friendly staff and very little wait time. you're in n out in no time.
Cease Pomona
Cease Pomona
21:48 31 Jan 20
Best dental services I’ve had in some time. I’d been without 2 molars for over 5 years and after I got them implanted, they fit perfectly and felt like they’d been there the whole time. Thanks for making eating easier again!
Mr Payet
Mr Payet
19:18 30 Oct 19
My experience at smile dental clinics has been amazing. The doctor and staff are very helpful and considerate. I would definitely recommend smile dental clinics!
Taylor Scott
Taylor Scott
01:39 11 Oct 19
I have gotten my preventative care with Luis done at this practice as well as an implant crown. After waiting 2.5 years to get that crown (life happens), Dr. Harsini and team did an expert job at designing and making sure my crown was perfect. It fits so well and I am FINALLY able to smile confidently again!! Being in the dental field myself, I was so happy to have my smile back. Thank you!!
Christine Geberbauer
Christine Geberbauer
18:32 19 Sep 19
Im grilling! My front teeth that is! Thank you all and Sergio for the awesome help today. Woohoo
Richard Arechiga
Richard Arechiga
17:37 19 Sep 19
Highly recommend did a fantastic job I put hurt and to
larry gregory
larry gregory
19:44 10 Sep 19