FAQ Category: Fillings

Is having a filling painful?

Once local anaesthetic has been administered, the relevant area of your mouth will be numb so you won’t experience any pain at all. As well as removing the decay and ensuring the tooth is free from bacteria, your dentist will...

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How much does a filling cost?

This depends on the extent of the problem. The more tooth structure to be restored, the higher the price of the filling. However, fillings are a relatively low-cost way to prevent additional damage to your teeth and they can keep...

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Can anyone have a filling?

Fillings can be done for anyone on any tooth with signs of decay or wear. The pattern of decay or amount of tooth structure lost determines the extent and type of filling placed to restore the tooth.

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