Filling Or Restoration

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Filling Or Restoration

Restoration or filling required when a tooth or many tooth got injured or infected or broken and most common cause of these defects are dental caries Injured Tooth  

 

Cause Of Dental Caries 

dental caries is a Latin word means rotten tooth , dental caries is a bacterial degeneration of tooth ,  which can vary in color from yellow to black , some time its associated with smell and sometime not, some time it is associated with pain and some times it remains asymptomatic

cause and way to control caries

                           cause and way to control caries

Whats Its Consequence

Dental Caries has a very huge consequences, following are some of them

this is how dental caries grow

                           progression of dental caries

  • It can produce bad smell ,which is very unpleasant even to our loved ones , so it has a huge impact on your social life more specially when you are going for a job interview or u are going to request for raise, it can destroy your carrier if you are sale related person
  • It can cause persistence pain and discomfort affecting a persons studies job and concentration
  • The infection can spread through the apex to surrounding tissue causing abscess , these abscess can cause extra oral swelling
  • These infection when goes unchecked can cause bone destruction and causing many tooth to fall
  • It can form life threatening conditions like cellulitis
  • It will lead to weakening of tooth, and then its brokerage which make it impossible to restore , then only treatment is extraction

Now a days there are numbers of filling material available in the market, each one has its own advantage and drawback

Amalgam (silver filling)

that is how amalgam looks like

            that is how amalgam looks like

amalgam as a filling material used since 1830-40, basically it contains half silver and half mercury, and everyone knows mercury is poisonous. At Ismail Dental Hospital we consider we passed the age of mercury , so we are few of dental clinic which banish it as a whole  not only due to poisonous nature of mercury (which is still in conflicts), but also due to the other more advanced option available  

GIC (white color filling)

white colored gic filling

        white colored GIC filling

  •  GIC is very good as a  filling material its far superior than Amalgam,
  • it matches with teeth and get bonded with the tooth structure to give long life.
  • as it is a tooth bonded material lesser amount of tooth cutting is needed during filling as compared to amalgam
  • its fluoride releasing ability is good to control secondary caries , which is usually occurs when caries is not cleaned properly and filled over it

 

Composite (Laser filling)

aesthetic advantage of composite filling

     aesthetic advantage of composite filling

when comes to filling composite has no match, its not only white in color but it is available in different shades to match exactly to your tooth shade. More ever its had far superior bond strength than GIC and very long life. 

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