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Repair Cavities Seamlessly with Edmond, OK Tooth-Colored Fillings

Today, tooth-colored fillings have made the process of treating decayed, cracked, or worn teeth simpler and more attractive than ever before. Dr. John Polkinghorne is proud to use high-quality composite resin material that can be precisely shaded to compliment your original tooth enamel, creating a beautifully lifelike appearance that patients can show off with pride. If you’re in need of restorative care, please contact our Edmond, OK practice today. Our team welcomes new patients from Deer Creek, OK and surrounding areas.


What’s The Process Like For Having Tooth-Colored Fillings Placed?

Tooth-colored fillings can typically be completed in just one, convenient visit. After we’ve ensured that you’re appropriately numb, Dr. John will carefully remove decay from the tooth and thoroughly clean the area. Then, the composite resin material will be sculpted into place and polished so that it’s as closely matched to the natural tooth’s appearance as possible.

It is very normal for patients to experience some minor sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures directly after your new filling is placed. These sensations should dissipate quickly. In fact, because of the lack of metal, tooth-colored fillings are much less prone to temperature-related discomfort than their traditional counterparts! With the help of proper oral hygiene, good eating habits, and diligent checkups, this quality restorative solution should serve you well for 10-15 years or even longer.