When you have a cavity, your dentist will suggest removing that decayed part and fill it with a filling material to restore its structure and function. Traditionally, patients can only choose amalgam fillings. Although amalgam is solid and long-lasting, it’s not aesthetically pleasing because of its colour, which is silver. It easily distracts people you’re talking to, which isn’t suitable for your impression.
Today, composite fillings have become another option. This material is a mix of ceramic and plastic which makes it more matching to the shade of the rest of your teeth. Even when you apply composite fillings on the front teeth, it’s hard to tell that you have one.
Composite fillings are safe and also durable. With proper care and maintenance with your dentist, it can last for more than five years before they are replaced with a new filling.
Aside from tooth decay, fillings can also restore your teeth with problems such as:
Reach out to your dentist in Guelph to know more about composite fillings and how they can improve your oral health.
We are excited to announce that Chancellors Way Dental will be relocating as of September 6th, 2021 (after Labour Day long weekend). We will be merging with our nearby practice of Campus Dentist, located at the University of Guelph in the Student Center on the first level.
You, our valued patients, can be assured that we will continue to practice the same high standard of dentistry with the continuity and expertise of our caring, well-trained, and compassionate staff as you have become accustomed. Our office will continue to provide the best care possible and accept the same insurance plans. We realize that change can be difficult but we hope to make the transition as smooth as possible for you. Our staff will be there to help and we have included all the details regarding our new location, including address, phone number and office hours. It has been a pleasure working with you and we look forward to seeing you at our new location.
Stay healthy, be safe, and don’t forget to brush and floss! We are always accepting new patients and we are so excited that you chose us!
Campus Dentist Team