Restorative Dentistry

Composite Fillings

Composite Fillings in Hastings & Doniphan, NE

Composite, or tooth-colored fillings have become one of the most popular methods for filling cavities and fixing broken teeth. Unlike the silver amalgam fillings, composite fillings are white and designed to blend with your teeth. When you come into our Hastings or Doniphan office with a cavity, it’s most likely that we’ll treat it with a composite filling. Learn more about composite fillings and the various ways they’re used.

Purpose of Composite Fillings

Composite fillings are often used to fill in cavities, but they have a variety of additional uses:

  • Repair chipped or fractured teeth
  • Fix old fillings that have dislodged
  • To fill teeth that have been damaged by decay
  • Boost appearance of a damaged tooth

Advantages of Composite Fillings

Composite fillings have the primary advantage of blending in naturally with your tooth. Here are some of their other advantages over traditional silver amalgam fillings:

  • Bonds easily to your teeth
  • Free from all metal
  • Composite material is constantly being improved
  • Can reduce fractures in weak teeth
  • Easier to repair
  • Much more natural in appearance

Fix Your Teeth With Composite Fillings Today

There are a lot of ways to fix teeth, and at Hastings Family Dental, we pride ourselves on choosing the ideal treatment for your specific situation. Composite fillings are a reliable treatment used to repair many common dental problems. Don’t go one more day with cracked, damaged, or painful teeth – Contact our offices in Hastings or Doniphan today for an exam!

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