Restore Your Teeth
Fillings allow us to restore your teeth back to their proper shape and function after successfully removing all decay and sources of infection.
If you are experiencing pain or discomfort while chewing or eating certain foods you may have a cavity that needs to be fixed.Ask us and we will let you know with our detailed examination.
We offer several varieties of white (composite) and silver (amalgam) fillings. Let us know your preference, and we can help you decide based on your own personalized treatment plan.
Our Idaho Falls tooth filling service starts with a teeth cleaning as well as providing education to help you to understand what they are, if you need them, and what types of fillings we offer.
As a dental care provider of Idaho Falls, we get asked a plethora of questions pertaining to fillings including which are our most popular, if they are safe, what the fillings are composed of, and which fillings we recommend for children.
As dentists serving the Idaho Falls community, we aim to help you decide which type of filling is best for you. Our fillings can last up to 15 years and our goal is to leave you with long lasting results that solve and prevent further problems.
There is no need to be scared.
Getting a filling can sound scary to some, but our process and the education that our patients go through helps to put them at ease, making you feel more comfortable. That is why we tell our patients: When it comes to tooth fillings, there is nothing to be afraid of. We have performed thousands of them and our dentists will answer any questions you have throughout the process.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, amalgam fillings are safe. A great deal of research has examined these fillings and found them to be an effective, long-lasting treatment for dental decay. Amalgam, or silver, fillings are made with mercury, silver, tin and copper.
Composite fillings. They are popular due to their price and for the fact that they look very natural.
Yes, resin or glass ionomer fillings are most often used in children’s teeth or in someone with rampant decay. There are other situations we use these as well, such as close to the gum line where there is a lot of saliva. These white colored fillings are less durable, but they release fluoride making it the ideal filling in certain situations.