Dental fillings are the process of performing dental fillings usually with solids in the dental cavity, after which they become more resistant to chewing forces.
The causes of dental fillings are in cases of decay, or hollow in teeth, where the doctor removes the politicized part, and replaces it with fillings, and dental fillings are also used in cases of teeth with cracks, or broken as a result of bad habits such as nail biting.
The doctor examines the area during the removal of decay to make sure that the decay is completely removed, and after confirming it, the doctor prepares the empty area of the fillings, cleaning the cavity of bacteria or any residue. If the caries is close to the root, the dentist may first place a lining made of glass ionomer, compound resin or other materials to protect the nerve. After the filling is finished, the doctor will polish the fillings and polish them.
Types of dental fillings
Gold filling: It has the ability to withstand for 10 to 15 years without rusting or damaging.
Solid silver filling: It is strong and solid, and it is cheap compared to other synthetic fillings.
White filling: It has a near-tooth-like color, so it’s good for stuffing teeth located in visible parts of the teeth.
Ceramic filling: Most of them are porcelain, and are more resistant to dye than resin formulations, and have been for more than fifteen years.
Other fillings: A glass filling called a composite resin filling, and a porcelain filling.
The foundations of choosing the type of tooth filling
The location of the fenced tooth.
The extent of the shopping.
The cost of the material to fill the tooth.
The patient’s comfort of the substance to be stuffed with.
Causes of tooth loss and breakage
Poor quality filling.
The filling is not well installed because you do not have enough experience at your doctor.
Failure to comply with the doctor’s instructions after completing the filling installation,
Like eating two hours before it’s installed.
Steps of dental fillers
The doctor drugged the area around the tooth.
The doctor digs the tooth and removes the part that is infected with the task completely.
Your doctor cleans the cavity well from bacteria, or any residue, and then fills it with the appropriate filling.
The doctor polishes the filling and polishes it.
Important tips for protecting dental fillers
To maintain dental fillings there should be good attention to oral and dental health in general, it is advised to follow up with the doctor to do cleaning sessions in addition to washing teeth at least twice a day and using toothpaste containing fluoride, and do not forget the importance of using medical floss to clean teeth once Every day, if you have dental allergies, your doctor will advise you to use a custom type of toothpaste for this problem, and finally you should contact your dentist if you feel any persistent pain, event, break or fall of the fillings.
To maintain the clearness and shape of your teeth, you should follow the following tips:
• Do not eat colorful foods that contain natural dyes such as tea and coffee because they lead to tooth pigmentation.
• Do not use teeth to cut and open cans because the pressure on the tooth leads to break it and weaken it.
• If the tooth is stuffed, avoid eating nuts and nibbling on hard foods such as apples.
• Keep your teeth clean to prevent caries.