Dental Fillings in Vancouver, BC

Dental Fillings in Vancouver, BC

Has it been more than six months since your last dental check-up? One important aspect of routine dental exams is to assess the health of your teeth and gums and identify if any dental cavities are present. Patients who develop cavities in their teeth need treatment as soon as possible with dental fillings to protect the tooth from further damage. If you require fillings in Vancouver, BC, contact our dentists near you at Phoenix Dental Implant and Invisalign Centre to make an appointment. We will restore your teeth to health!

Formation of Dental Cavities

When plaque and tartar build up on the surface of a tooth, the bacteria cause decay. This decay erodes the outer layer of the tooth, called the enamel. If a hole is formed in the enamel, this is called a dental cavity. Even tiny cavities in your teeth can cause complications to your oral health, including the spread of decay, tooth pain, and potential gum disease. Commitment to excellent daily oral hygiene habits at home such as thorough brushing and flossing can help reduce the risk of dental cavities.

Fillings to Restore Dental Health

When a cavity develops in a tooth, it will continue to get worse and possibly spread unless it’s treated. To restore the tooth to health and prevent any further dental complications, our dentists will remove and clean the decayed area of the tooth. Since this leaves an area of the tooth vulnerable to damage, a filling is put in place to protect the portion of the tooth where the cavity was. Once the filling is in place, the tooth is restored to health. Patients should understand that if their filling is ever damaged or falls out, they need to contact our office immediately for treatment.

For more information about fillings near you, contact our professional staff at Phoenix Dental Implant and Invisalign Centre. Our dentists in Vancouver, BC, are committed to your oral health including restoring your teeth with fillings. If you have one or more cavities, schedule an appointment with our dental care team. We look forward to your visit!

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