Fillings

At our practice, we offer a range of filling options to repair damaged or decayed teeth and restore their function and appearance. Our team of experienced dentists and staff is committed to providing top-quality care and helping you achieve and maintain excellent oral health.

Types of Fillings We Offer:

  • Composite (tooth-colored) fillings: These fillings are made of a mixture of glass or quartz filler and a resin binder, and are designed to match the color of your natural teeth. They are a popular choice because they are less visible than silver fillings and can be used on front and back teeth.
  • Amalgam (silver) fillings: These fillings are made of a mixture of metals and have been used for decades to fill cavities. They are a strong and durable option, but may be more visible than composite fillings.
  • Gold fillings: Gold fillings are made of a mixture of gold, copper, and other metals and are known for their durability and long lifespan. They are generally more expensive than other filling options.

How the Filling Process Works:

  1. First, your dentist will numb the area around the affected tooth to ensure your comfort during the procedure.
  2. Next, the dentist will remove any decay or damage from the tooth and clean the area to prepare it for the filling.
  3. Once the tooth is prepared, the dentist will place the filling material into the cavity and shape it to match the contours of your tooth.
  4. Finally, the dentist will use a special light to harden the filling material, and will make any final adjustments to ensure a smooth, comfortable bite.

If you have a cavity or other damage to your teeth and are in need of a filling, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with our team. We will work with you to determine the best filling option for your needs and help you get the treatment you need to maintain a healthy, beautiful smile. Thank you for considering our dental filling service.

We look forward to helping you achieve excellent oral health!

Office Hours
Mon & Tues: 9AM–6PM
Wed: Closed
Thurs: 9AM-6PM
Friday: 9AM-4PM
Saturday: 9AM–2PM
Sunday: Emergencies Only
Emergencies: On-Call

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1425 E Lincoln Hwy,
New Lenox, IL 60451

info@ethosfd.com

(708) 403-4388
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