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White Fillings, Crowns & Bridge Work

Most people have fillings of one sort or another in their mouths. Nowadays, fillings are not only functional, but can be natural-looking as well. Many people don't want silver fillings that show when they laugh or smile because they are more conscious of the way they look.

Unsightly metal fillings can now be replaced by natural-coloured fillings to improve the look of your smile. White fillings have always been considered less long lasting then silver amalgam fillings, but there are now new materials available with properties comparable to silver amalgam. These are proven to be very successful. Nicky can advise you on the life expectancy of your fillings.

Where a tooth is damaged, weak or unsightly, a crown can be fitted. It completely covers the tooth above the gum line and protects it. We work closely with a local dental technician, who will craft the crown to look natural and blend in with surrounding teeth. Crowns can be made of metal, porcelain or porcelain with metal inside for strength.

In cases where a tooth, or teeth, are missing a bridge can be made to fill the gaps. The bridge attaches to adjacent teeth and the results are often amazing.