16661 Ventura Blvd, Suite 815, Encino, CA 91436 (818) 905-7787

Dental Fillings

Getting the best kind of dental fillings

Dental fillings are a form of dental treatment that can either be used for cosmetic or tooth reconstructive purposes. At Philip Farzad, DDS dental clinic, we normally recommend dental fillings for tooth decay treatment and also broken or poorly functioning teeth.

 Getting dental fillings is a simple procedure which can take even a single dental session. However, depending on the number of teeth and type of dental filling, the dentist may take longer to complete the procedure. With the annulment of amalgam fillings as usable dental appliances due to health risks, most dental clinics are left with only a few types of dental fillings to choose from. Visit us today and get the best dental filling treatment.

Gold Fillings

For people who like having a flashy and compelling appearance, gold filings could be the best fillings for you. Gold fillings are dental fillings that use a gold alloy component to cover the underlying tooth. The best thing about gold dental fillings is that they are very durable. If well maintained, they can last between ten and 15 years. They are as well less prone to breaking and fracturing making them very convenient for tooth replacement. 

However, gold dental fillings are quite expensive as compared to other types of dental fillings. Also, the gold filling may interfere with the general color of the teeth making it unattractive to some people. Nonetheless, gold fillings offer great convenience and are very reliable.

Composite dental fillings

Composite dental fillings are the most common dental fillings in use today. Although these fillings offer slightly less quality as compared to other types, they serve their purpose just fine. Composite fillings take only a single day to complete since the dentist doesn’t have to visit the dental lab. At Philip Farzad, DDS dental clinic, we offer top-notch dental filling services. During treatment, 

our dentist will first clean the tooth by removing cavity, decay and any particles. After this, the composite filling is molded in a paste. The dentist will color the composite to look and match the shade of your teeth. The composite is then applied moderately on the tooth leaving no space within the filling. Composite dental fillings are convenient in that they bond with the tooth structure making them stronger support to the teeth.

Porcelain or ceramic fillings

Porcelain fillings are a high-quality dental filling that naturally matches the shade of your teeth. Porcelain is very hard making it resistant to breaking or chipping. Porcelain fillings are also very durable due to their overlying material. Most of our customers have confessed that the ceramic fillings have lasted more than 15 years without being repaired. For porcelain fillings, 

you may have to take more than one trip to the dentist. The dentist will reassess the functionality of the filling and provide any additions where necessary. We recommend engaging in regular oral hygiene to protect the dental fillings from becoming damaged by oral infections. Visit us today and get the best dental filling services.

Our Location

Philip Farzad, DDS

16661 Ventura Blvd, Suite 815
Encino, CA 91436
(818) 905-7787

Office Hours

Mon: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Tues: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Wed: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Thurs: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Fri: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday by appointment only

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