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Tooth-Colored Dental Fillings

Embrace Natural Aesthetics and Dental Health with Tooth-Colored Fillings

Tooth-colored dental fillings, also known as composite fillings, offer a harmonious blend of aesthetics and functionality. At Legacy Smiles, led by Dr. Kolten Astle, we take pride in providing seamless smile restoration through modern dental solutions. This comprehensive article delves into the world of tooth-colored fillings, their benefits, the treatment process, and how our practice offers financial assistance options to ensure your oral health and beautiful smile remain uncompromised.

Understanding Tooth-Colored Dental Fillings

Tooth-colored dental fillings are composed of a composite resin material that closely matches the natural color of your teeth. This makes them an excellent choice for restoring decayed or damaged teeth without compromising your smile’s aesthetics.

Why Tooth-Colored Fillings?

  1. Aesthetic Appeal: Tooth-colored fillings blend seamlessly with your natural teeth, creating a virtually invisible restoration that enhances your smile.
  2. Preservation of Tooth Structure: These fillings require less removal of healthy tooth structure compared to traditional amalgam fillings.
  3. Reduced Sensitivity: Tooth-colored fillings are less likely to cause temperature-related sensitivity often experienced with metal fillings.

The Tooth-Colored Filling Process

  1. Consultation: Your journey to tooth-colored fillings begins with a consultation at Legacy Smiles. Dr. Kolten Astle will assess your dental health, discuss your concerns, and determine if tooth-colored fillings are suitable for you.
  2. Preparation: The affected tooth is cleaned, and any decay or damage is removed. The tooth is then prepared by etching the surface to create a strong bond with the filling material.
  3. Layering and Bonding: The composite resin material is applied in layers, with each layer being cured using a special light. This ensures a strong and durable bond.
  4. Shaping and Polishing: Once the filling material is applied and cured, Dr. Kolten Astle will shape and polish the filling to match the contours of your natural tooth.

Financial Your Dental Care

At Legacy Smiles, we understand the importance of accessible dental care. We offer various financial assistance options to ensure your treatment fits within your budget:

  • Preferred Provider for Most Insurance Plans: We pride ourselves on being a preferred provider for most insurance plans, eliminating out-of-network worries.
  • Flexible Payment Options: We accept major credit cards and cash payments for your convenience.
  • CareCredit Financing: Through CareCredit, we offer financing options to make your dental treatment affordable without compromising on quality.

Frequently Asked Questions about Tooth-Colored Dental Fillings

  1. Are tooth-colored fillings as durable as metal fillings?
    Tooth-colored fillings are durable and can withstand normal chewing forces. They may need replacement over time, but advancements in material have improved their longevity.
  2. Do tooth-colored fillings require special care?
    Tooth-colored fillings don’t require special care. Maintain good oral hygiene practices by brushing, flossing, and attending regular dental check-ups.
  3. Can tooth-colored fillings be used for front teeth?
    Absolutely, tooth-colored fillings are versatile and can be used on front and back teeth. They blend seamlessly with your natural teeth, making them ideal for visible restorations.

Contact Legacy Smiles for Seamless Smile Restoration

If you’re seeking both aesthetic and functional restoration, tooth-colored dental fillings at Legacy Smiles are an ideal choice. Reach out to schedule a consultation with Dr. Kolten Astle and explore the benefits of these natural-looking fillings. With our focus on patient comfort and financial assistance options, we’re here to ensure your smile remains vibrant and your dental health intact.


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