Composite filling – cavity treatment provided by ahwatukee dentists

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Composite filling – cavity treatment provided by ahwatukee dentists

  1. 1. info@sonoranhillsdental.com 480.785.9191 Composite Filling – Cavity Treatment Provided by Ahwatukee Dentists To treat a cavity, Dr. Ito removes the decayed portion of the tooth and then "fills" the area on the tooth where the decayed material had been.Composite Filling by Ahwatukee Dentists Sonoran Hills Dental
  2. 2. info@sonoranhillsdental.com 480.785.9191 Composite Filling – Cavity Treatment Provided by Ahwatukee Dentists Fillings are also used to repair cracked or broken teeth and teeth that have been worn down from misuse (such as from nail-biting or tooth grinding).Composite Filling by Ahwatukee Dentists Sonoran Hills Dental
  3. 3. info@sonoranhillsdental.com 480.785.9191 Composite Filling – Cavity Treatment Provided by Ahwatukee Dentists First, Dr. Ito will numb the area around the tooth to be filled with a local anesthetic. Next, the decayed area will be removed with a drill.Composite Filling by Ahwatukee Dentists Sonoran Hills Dental
  4. 4. info@sonoranhillsdental.com 480.785.9191 Composite Filling – Cavity Treatment Provided by Ahwatukee Dentists Next, Dr. Ito probes or the area during the decay removal process to ensure that all the decay has been removed.Composite Filling by Ahwatukee Dentists Sonoran Hills Dental
  5. 5. info@sonoranhillsdental.com 480.785.9191 Composite Filling – Cavity Treatment Provided by Ahwatukee Dentists Additional steps are required for tooth-colored fillings.Composite Filling by Ahwatukee Dentists Sonoran Hills Dental
  6. 6. info@sonoranhillsdental.com 480.785.9191 Composite Filling – Cavity Treatment Provided by Ahwatukee Dentists A special light that "cures" or hardens each layer is used.Composite Filling by Ahwatukee Dentists Sonoran Hills Dental
  7. 7. info@sonoranhillsdental.com 480.785.9191 Composite Filling – Cavity Treatment Provided by Ahwatukee Dentists When the multi-layering process is completed, Dr. Ito shapes the composite material, trims off any excess, and polishes the final restoration.Composite Filling by Ahwatukee Dentists Sonoran Hills Dental
  8. 8. info@sonoranhillsdental.com 480.785.9191 Composite Filling – Cavity Treatment Provided by Ahwatukee Dentists Although other filling materials are available, such as amalgam (silver), Dr. Ito uses only composite (tooth colored) filling materials in his office.Composite Filling by Ahwatukee Dentists Sonoran Hills Dental
  9. 9. info@sonoranhillsdental.com 480.785.9191 Composite Filling – Cavity Treatment Provided by Ahwatukee Dentists Once complete, the space for the filling is prepared by cleaning the cavity of bacteria and debris.Composite Filling by Ahwatukee Dentists Sonoran Hills Dental
  10. 10. info@sonoranhillsdental.com 480.785.9191 Composite Filling – Cavity Treatment Provided by Ahwatukee Dentists After the area is cleaned, the tooth-colored material is applied in layers.Composite Filling by Ahwatukee Dentists Sonoran Hills Dental

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