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
I have never been to a dental practice that has been more thorough in all of my life. The attention to detail that each staff member took in order for me to understand the whole process of my dental evaluation, treatment plan, and goals was phenomenal. Everyone kept asking how I was doing they were pleasant they kept offering bottles of water. They helped me make the best informed decisions for myself. I would highly recommend them to anyone!
Alexander Sabre
Alexander Sabre
00:08 24 Nov 21
Very Friendly staff.
Priscilla Aranda
Priscilla Aranda
21:59 23 Nov 21
2020- I have been a patient for years and I love Smile Dental and it's Employees. They have consistently given the best Dental experience. Very professional and caring and I very much appreciate them and they're services.Thank you Smile Dental!!!2021-have received the greatest possible care. From the Front Desk to the The Dentist and the Oral Hygentist' s, the Ladies who take care of the paperwork. And Everyone one in between. I'm am absolutely Happy with all of their assistance.I have the Utmost Respect for All of You!!!
Angela Liberty
Angela Liberty
22:46 13 Nov 21
Hello. My name is Pedro. And i m very satisfy with Smile Dental Clinics. I like the service. . And. Very nice. People the work thear. I think Smile Dental Clinics is. 5 ***** . 😃👍
Pedro Orellana
Pedro Orellana
01:36 12 Nov 21
Best dentist office I've been to in years. Super friendly and accommodating staff. Very professional.
McKynzie Bair
McKynzie Bair
22:01 04 Nov 21
Thank you very much, and for anybody reading this. You will never find a better Dentist.. thank you very much again, im very happy with my smile.
Shawn Abner
Shawn Abner
00:02 26 Oct 21
The staff took the time to explain to me exactly what procedures were going to take place so there was no confusion throughout my visit and everyone was kind.
Abel Chavez
Abel Chavez
00:05 13 Oct 21
It was a pleasant visit.
Tom Fitzgerald
Tom Fitzgerald
15:24 07 Oct 21
Most caring staff….. very good hearted and hard working, they want their patients to be satisfied and smile for life
Decolonize.alexis94
Decolonize.alexis94
00:45 06 Oct 21
The best place for dental care. They work like a family and treat the customers very well. I recommend the place to anyone who needs dental and denture services.
william hanson
william hanson
10:39 03 Oct 21
I went for my 6 months cleaning & checkup today. My dental hygienist Alexis was awesome. She did a great job on my cleaning & was very gentle. I didn’t experience any discomfort. I had an issue with tooth sensitivity & when the dentist came in he knew exactly what the issue was. He adjusted my bite by slightly adjusting the tooth & it feels great tonight. I was afraid I was going to need a crown but no unnecessary dental procedure was even suggested. I truly appreciate that as that’s not always been the case at other dental offices I’ve been to. Smile Dental Clinic is awesome!! Thank you to all the staff. You all are awesome!!
Margie Russell
Margie Russell
01:09 29 Sep 21
You guys are the best so far and I will definitely recommend this clinic to everyone I know. My dental Assistant Segio, is superb, he always make sure I’m comfortable when ever I’m scheduled for procedure.
Melvina Fonnie
Melvina Fonnie
01:03 29 Sep 21
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