Cavity filling is a procedure to restore a damaged tooth to its normal purpose and contour. When a dentist gives you a filling, they remove the decayed tooth , wash the affected areas and then fill the cavity with a filling substance. By closing spaces where bacteria can enter, a filling prevents further decay.Materials which are used for fillings include gold, composite resin, porcelain and amalgam.
Depending upon the extent of the fix and whether you have allergies to certain substances, the kind of filling is preferred.Gold fillings can be cemented in a place. Gold inlays are well tolerated by gum tissues and lasts more than 20 years. Most authorities consider gold the very best filling substance. However, it is a costly option and requires multiple visits. Due to their dark color, they are noticeable than porcelain or composite restorations and aren't utilized in visible areas like front teeth.Composite (plastic) resins are paired to the identical color as the teeth and utilized as a natural look.