(tooth colored) filling is used to repair a tooth that is affected
by decay, cracks, fractures, etc. The decayed or affected portion
of the tooth will be removed and then filled with a tooth colored
composite filling. Compositefillings and bonding are are closely matched
to the color of existing teeth and can enhance your
Dr's Austin, Wooley and
Babushkin provide composite tooth colored bonding and fillings,
exclusively, as they are both durable and aesthetically pleasing.
Here are some examples of their work...
Replacement of old bonding to close space
between front teeth.
Fractured front teeth conservatively
restored with composite bonding.
Discolored filling replaced with a new
Amalgam restoration replaced
with composite resin. Note fracture lines from around old silver
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vary. Please contact us if you have questions or wish to schedule
Reasons for composite
composite fillings placed?
fillings are usually placed in one appointment. While the tooth is
numb, your dentist will remove decay as necessary. The space will
then be thoroughly cleaned and carefully prepared before the new
filling is placed. If the decay was near the nerve of the tooth, a
special medication will be applied for added protection. The
composite filling will then be precisely placed, shaped, and
polished, restoring your tooth to its original shape and
You will be given care
instructions at the conclusion of your treatment. Good oral
hygiene practices, eating habits, and regular dental visits will
aid in the life of your new fillings.