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Dental Fillings
In Fairfax, VA

Keeping your teeth healthy and strong is a top priority for anyone. Unfortunately, even the strongest of teeth can be susceptible to decay at some point in time. If you notice any signs of tooth decay, such as a yellow or brown spot between the teeth or prolonged soreness after eating, it’s important to reach out to a dentist for dental fillings in Fairfax as soon as possible.

Explore more about dental fillings below, along with the services offered by iCare Family Dentistry Clinic, Inc. during an initial consultation.

What Are Dental Fillings?

A dental filling is a restoration that is placed within the tooth to restore and repair any damage to the tooth’s structure or surface. Dental fillings are often recommended when a tooth is severely decayed or when a tooth has cracked, chipped, or broken. Dental fillings may also be recommended in cases where a tooth has been infected.

Why Get Dental Fillings?

Dental fillings may be recommended if you have a tooth that has become severely decayed. In cases where tooth decay is severe, it may be necessary to remove the tooth. If a tooth is removed, there will be a space in your mouth where the tooth was.

To prevent this space from changing the shape of your teeth, a dentist will often place a dental filling to keep the space from growing back together. Dental fillings can also be used to repair a tooth that has chipped or cracked. In some cases, a dentist may be able to repair a tooth chip with a dental bonding procedure instead of placing a dental filling.

A dental filling may be recommended for a cracked tooth when the crack has gone down below the gum line.

Benefits of Dental Fillings

Dental fillings can restore the strength and appearance of your teeth. They can treat tooth decay, cavities, gum disease, and other dental issues. If you have missing or damaged teeth, a dental filling can help you feel more confident about your smile.

They can be made to fit any type of tooth, so they can be used to repair many problems. Dental fillings are made from materials such as tooth-colored resin. Dental fillings can be made to match the color or design of your existing teeth, or they can be made white to blend in with your natural teeth.

Why Choose Us?

iCare Family Dentistry Clinic, Inc. offers dental fillings in Fairfax, VA. Our dentist is highly trained and experienced in all aspects of dental care. We care for our patients by providing honest and trustworthy advice, thorough examinations, and high-quality dental treatments while also while keeping our patients’ comfort in mind.

Our Office and Our Commitment

iCare Family Dentistry is committed to offering patients quality dental services in Fairfax. Our team of experienced dental professionals has helped countless patients get the dental services needed for healthier, stronger teeth.

Whether you need a dental fillings to repair a decayed tooth or a fractured tooth, you can trust iCare Family Dentistry. 

FAQs

Is a dental filling painful?

Since a dental filling is placed inside the tooth, it’s unlikely that a dental filling would cause significant pain. In some cases, a dental filling procedure may cause some minor discomfort, but our dentists would be able to administer any necessary numbing agents to minimize any pain.

How long do dental fillings last?

Dental fillings have a lifespan that varies depending on the specific filling. Dental amalgam fillings have been shown to last over 20 years, while porcelain dental fillings can last 10–15 years.

In some cases, dental fillings may need to be replaced after several years. A dentist can perform a thorough examination to determine the lifespan of your dental filling and when you may need a new filling.

The iCare Family Dentistry Difference

At iCare Family Dentistry, we understand that keeping your family healthy is a top priority. That’s why we’re here to provide the highest quality dental care with flexible appointments and affordable treatments. We work hard to maintain our patients' oral health, which helps them enjoy a happier, healthier lifestyle.

At iCare Family Dentistry, we believe in caring for our patients as part of our family. That’s why we try to provide the best service and experience possible, so you can feel comfortable knowing you’ll be in good hands. We want each patient to leave our office with a smile on their face!

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11208 Waples Mill Rd.
Ste. 100
Fairfax, VA 22030

We care about your oral health at iCare Family Dentistry. We accomplish this by addressing all current and potential dental issues during your visit.

Mon : 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thurs: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Fri: 8:00am - 1:00pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
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