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The Ultimate Guide to Fillings in George Town

Why not get your dental fillings in George Town while you’re on holiday? You’ll save plenty of money compared to back home while keeping on top of your oral health.

Clinics in this city offer superior dental service at a lower price. Take a break from your busy schedule and restore your smile.

What’s the importance of fillings?

A dental filling is a restorative treatment that removes tooth decay and fills a cavity. Fillings are used to repair cracked, broken, or damaged teeth. This saves and protects your teeth from further damage.

What are the steps involved in fillings?

The dentist will perform a complete examination of your teeth and mouth and before be the treatment begins a local anesthetic is applied to numb your teeth, tongue, gums and surrounding area. In some cases nitrous oxide (sedation dentistry) is given to patients will dental phobia. The decayed parts of the tooth are drilled out first, the tooth cleansed and the filling material applied.

What are the types of fillings?

Fillings are made from various types of materials, which include:

Amalgam
Composite Resin
Ionomers
Gold
Ceramics

Amalgam is the easiest and cheapest material. However, the mercury content in amalgam is quite controversial. Composite resins are tooth-colored fillings that look natural. Ionomers are also tooth-colored fillings that are used for small cavities. Gold is quite pricey and involves a longer procedure. Ceramics are also tooth-colored fillings that are costly because they require a special lab and hi-tech equipment to process the restorations.

How will I know which material is best for me?

Your dentist will determine which type of material is best for you. Sit down for a consultation and discuss your concerns and preferences.

How much are the cost of fillings in George Town?

The price of fillings depends on the type of material, the technology used and other factors. A ballpark figure would be USD $20.89 (CAD $26.90; AUD $27.43; NZD $28.77; UK £16.01).

How do I maintain my teeth with fillings?

Just continue with your daily oral routine. Brush, floss, and rinse with mouthwash. Don’t forget regular oral exams and teeth cleaning. Avoid nail biting, chewing hard objects, or anything that can damage your precious teeth.

What can you say about the quality of clinics offering fillings in George Town?

The clinics are clean with modern equipment designed to provide superior dental service to local and international patients. Dental Departures perform quality checks that include on site visits, verification of dentist qualification and professional memberships, as well as collating online testimonials and real patient reviews.

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This article is meant for information purposes only and is not intended to be dental advice or instructions for dental diagnosis or treatment. Please consult with your dentist or a qualified dental professional before starting or changing dental treatment.

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