Are you worried that you may have a cavity? Although tooth decay is never good news, it's simple to treat with dental fillings. Dr. Garrett B.K. Oka, your Kailua Kona, HI, dentist, shares information about dental fillings.
Why do I need a filling?
Tooth decay will continue to spread if it isn't removed. Removing the decayed area is essential in preventing the spread of bacteria. Fillings restore and seal teeth, preventing a bacterial attack.
What types of fillings can your Kailua Kona, HI, dentist make available to you?
Although silver fillings were once the only option, several new types of fillings have been introduced in recent years. The type of filling you receive may depend on the location of the tooth and your preferences. Common filling types include:
Don't let tooth decay ruin your smile! Fillings offer the ideal way to restore your smile. Call Dr. Garrett B.K. Oka, your Kailuna Kona, HI, dentist, at (803) 329-0889 to schedule an appointment.