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Natural looking Coloured Tooth Fillings available for customers from Tubbercurry, Swinford, Ballina and Sligo

As teeth decay or become damaged, the most cost effective way of treating the tooth and protecting it from further decay is to have it filled. Thankfully there are now alternative options to the silver fillings which are more natural looking and can blend with the natural colour of your own teeth.  Due to advancements in the dental sector there are now exciting newer tooth coloured materials that can be used for small to medium cavities on back teeth.

Advantages of Tooth Coloured Fillings

There are a number of advantages to the tooth coloured filling in comparison to silver/gold fillings.

  • The shade/colour of the composite filling can be matched to the colour of your existing teeth.
  • It is possible to use this form of composite in front teeth which are visible that would enhance your smile.
  • This type of filling bonds to the tooth structure and therefore provides further support.
  • Not only is the coloured filling used to repair decaying teeth, it can also be used to repair chipped, broken or worn teeth.
  • It is often the case that when using this composite filling that less tooth has to be removed in preparing the tooth to be filled.

Prevention is better than cure

Check out this video about cosmetic fillings

Contact us here at Western Dental where you have the choice of two surgeries to attend – Swinford, Co Mayo or Tubbercurry, Co Sligo.  With patients travelling from surrounding towns and as far as Ballina, Castlebar and Sligo we work to accommodate your needs.