Frequently Asked Questions:
Q1 / Why do we use cosmetic fillings ?
To give an aesthetic appearance similar to the natural color of the tooth.
Q2 What is the lifespan of this filling?
It ranges within 10 years, and its longevity depends on the person's devotion to the cleanliness of their teeth.
Q3 / Does the filling's color change over time?
No, it generally has a high color stability. However, it is also based on the filling manufacturer's quality as well as the doctor's application of the filling.
Q4 /Do these fillings get affected by bleaching?
No. As such, they should be changed immediately after bleaching to match the color of the whitened teeth.
Q5 What are the instructions that should be followed in cosmetic fillings?
Just take care of your mouth and teeth and clean them three times a day or after meals.
Q6 Does the cosmetic filler cause pain during or after placement?
No, we use local anesthetic when needed and high filler techniques are used.
Q7 How long does it take to finish applying a cosmetic filling?
It would take 30 to 40 minutes depending on the location and condition of the tooth.
Q8 How do we distinguish a good cosmetic filling from the bad?
They have signs such as that they do not cause leftover food within them, have a difficulty in removing them from their areas, and that they match with the tooth's color. Fillers should not be raised or irritating.