Tooth-Colored Fillings in Ellicott MD
It’s hard to feel confident and happy with yourself when your teeth aren’t in good condition. But there’s really no reason to live with a smile that makes you feel self-conscious about your appearance.
At the office of Jennifer Sokolsky, DMD, our primary concern is your good oral health. But all our restorative dental treatments also focus on the way your smile will look when we’re finished. You can be confident you’ll always see results that improve your oral health and also enhance your appearance.
No matter how well you take care of your teeth, cavities develop over time for various reasons. In fact, one of the most common services we perform at our Ellicott City dental office is fillings.
Fillings are important because catching and removing decay quickly enough can reduce the possibility of the decay spreading and causing even more damage. This is why we always stress the need for regular exams and cleanings. Taking steps now to protect your oral health is much easier to going through the expense and discomfort of more complicated problems later.
Choosing Tooth-Colored Fillings
Made of a mixture of plastic and glass tooth-colored material, tooth-colored fillings (or composite fillings) can be custom blended to closely match the natural shade of your teeth. A tooth-colored composite filling looks just like a natural tooth; it improves your appearance and leaves you with a healthier tooth than you originally had.
Our beautiful composite fillings offer a number of advantages:
- Their appearance is similar in appearance to that of natural dental enamel.
- We can closely match the color of fillings to the natural shade of your teeth.
- The material can easily be shaped to alter the size and shape of a tooth if necessary.
The process used to place composite fillings allows us to preserve more of the healthy part of your own tooth.
Cosmetic Benefits of Tooth-Colored Fillings
Because they closely resemble natural tooth enamel, our composite fillings also have cosmetic applications. Using composite fillings, Dr. Sokolosky can:
- Create fillings that closely match the look of your natural teeth
- Fill in chips and build up broken teeth
- Close uneven spaces and gaps between your teeth
- Refine the shape of irregular teeth
- Correct the appearance of severely stained teeth
We Get to Know You to Understand Your Needs
Our team takes a lot of pride in the relationships we build with our special patients. The trust you place in us is greatly appreciated, and our team works hard to continue to earn your trust every day. We’re not satisfied until you’re satisfied, and that’s true for every service we provide, from dental cleanings to dental implants.
We’ll take the time to get to know you because we know it’s the best way to make sure we’ve heard all your concerns and taken your needs into account. Creating long-lasting, friendly relationships benefits all of us – we put you at ease, which helps us deliver the type of high-quality dental treatments that are just right for you.
Today we have more options than ever before for helping you enjoy a healthy smile and increased confidence in your appearance. We can’t tell you if tooth-colored fillings are right for you until we check the condition of your overall oral health. Please give us a call, and we’ll be happy to arrange a convenient appointment for you at our Ellicott City dental office.