Treatment

Fillings

Why do I need to fill my teeth?

The purpose of fillings is to remove the decay and restore your tooth to its full usage. Removing the decay prevents the cavity from getting bigger and will help prevent the tooth from needing either extraction or root canal treatment if the decay reached the pulp of the tooth.

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What happens if I do not get my decayed teeth filled?

If left untreated, the decay in your tooth will become bigger and deeper, and eventually reach the nerves of the tooth and start causing pain. Once it has reached this stage, your tooth can no longer be filled and will need to be root canal treated or extracted.

amalgam free filling Smile Dental has amalgam free filling options

If you have existing amalgam (metal) fillings, we can remove these and replace them with a completely safe and aesthetically pleasing modern alternative. This is especially important for pregnant women and young children as they are more susceptible to the health risks associated with amalgam fillings.

The filling technique we use completely seals the void created by dental decay, protecting the tooth from further damage. Both porcelain and composite resin restorations are tooth colored and can be color matched to correlate with the exact color of your natural tooth. This creates an aesthetically pleasing and seamless result.

Our Happy Patients
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Our family have been going to Smile Dental for several years now. We find them extremely professional and they always provide outstanding customer service. They explain everything along the way and keep you informed throughout the entire process. Their fees are also highly competitive as well. 

Van Der Lijn Family

Mt Albert.
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I am fortunate enough to be a patient of Smile Dental. I would highly recommend them to anyone who needs dental treatment services in Auckland. The Smile Dental team are extremely helpful and courteous and they always go out of their way to make sure you have a great experience with them.

Shehan

Blockhouse Bay
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