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Dental Filling
Dental Filling

Dental Filling in Turkey

This dental procedure which goes by other names as white filling, composite or invisible fillings, is used to treat cavity, cracked or chipped teeth. Tooth restoration and smile enhancement are possible with dental fillings.

While most people may have had the conventional silver filling as treatment, this option does not present a result that is natural, and it makes people not to have that confident smile. Thankfully, a dental filling is not like that; it offers bite benefits and also looks appealing. And we offer this treatment at Dental Practice Turkey.

Definition of dental filling

A combination of dental composite and reins makes up the dental filling. Because of the white colour this filling has, it is also called white filling however, there are different colours of the composite material. So, with the help of your dentist, choosing a matching colour for your teeth will not be difficult.

Dental fillings make patients more comfortable because of their tooth-coloured features and come safe for fixing damaged teeth and enhancing the smile. And yes, this treatment works for the teeth at the front and back of the mouth.

Why should you fill your tooth?

A tooth filling is a way of getting back the function and appearance of an otherwise damaged tooth. And it is done for anybody. Your dentist may ask that you get a dental filling should you feel unexpected pain in a bite, a toothache that doesn't disappear quickly, sensitivity to cold and hot substances, or your tooth is traumatised.

Here's what dental fillings can do:

  • Repair teeth that are cracked or chipped
  • Fix tooth that is affected by decay or a cavity
  • Fill up little gaps between teeth
  • Used in place of an amalgam or silver filling
  • Redefine asymmetrical teeth

Advantages of Dental filling

There are many benefits to using dental or white fillings. Here are some of the advantages this procedure brings:

  • No much filling is necessary when placing a dental filling, meaning the healthy structure of the tooth is preserved; this is not the case with metallic or amalgam filling.
  • Because of its tooth-colour property, a dental filling is more suitable for the teeth as it resembles real teeth and matches them without fuss.
  • In seconds, dental fillings cure (harden), but other fillings cure in a couple of days.
  • With a dental filling, the affected tooth gets more strength and will not break in the future as the filling bonds with the teeth.
  • Metal is not contained in this treatment. According to research, there are health risks of the mercury content in the amalgam filling.
  • Very suitable as a replacement treatment for an amalgam filling, and this filling is not difficult to fix if damaged.
  • Dental fillings are not resistant to temperature effects, which is why they don't expand or contract, and they keep the teeth safe from cracking up or becoming sensitive.
  • Dental fillings have a flexible functionality in that they can repair chipped teeth, cracked teeth and chronic wear on teeth.

How is dental filling done?

In a single visit to the dentist, your dental filling can be completed. The procedure is phased like this:

  • Prepping the tooth
    Should there be a serious cavity on the damaged tooth, the tooth will likely be numbed with local anaesthesia.
  • Decayed tissue removal
    Our dentist will take out the tissue that has decayed while making an effort to destroy the natural tooth structure. Previously done metallic or silver fillings can be replaced by our dentist.
  • Cavity cleaning
    With the decayed tissue gone, the cavity will be given an antiseptic cleaning.
  • Placing the adhesive
    The bonding agent or adhesive will be laid on the cavity so it can stick to the dental filling.
  • Laying the filling material
    The chosen tooth-coloured composite material will be installed in the cavity so that it will match the rest of the teeth restoring function and beauty at the same time.

Tooth restoration

For cases where there are gaps between your teeth, our dentist will close up the space with a dental filling. But in the case of tooth decay or a damaged nerve, we will administer the right treatment to keep your tooth safe.

Shaping the filling

With the filling material loaded, our dentist will reshape your tooth and have its surface polished, so it gleams like real teeth. At the same time, you will now be able to use your teeth for biting and chewing like you used to. This restored bite function will be trialled with carbon paper at our clinic to be sure your treatment is perfect.

And you should be able to eat and drink after having your teeth filled. It works just like your original teeth.

How long it takes to fill a tooth will come down to individual patients; however, the usual timing is 60 minutes. The beauty of dental filling is that the procedure is fast and cheaper than other teeth restorative treatments such as porcelain veneers and others.

Dental Practice Turkey is your go-to for dental filling treatment because we offer one of the finest procedures, and our dentists are qualified and experienced on the job. So, is your teeth cracked or having an abnormal pigmentation? Head straight to our clinic. We would like to see you in an appointment. Schedule your consultation right away.


It depends on what comes with your insurance plan. Some may offer part of full coverage for a dental filling. But for many insurance plans, only basic fillings are provided.

The cavity-infected tooth will demand treatment with filling to keep your tooth from getting infected, injured or decaying more. Your tooth structure will also be kept intact by the dental filling.

Since the outcome of a white filling looks natural and is very effective, most people opt for it. The treatment is a suitable unobtrusive replacement for a metal filling.

It begins with your dental hygiene regimen, which includes regular oral checkups and cleaning, the use of fluoride toothpaste, not taking sugary drinks or foods in excess, and not eating snacks after you must have brushed for the last time before sleeping. All of these will not allow cavities to form, which translates to the need for filling.

If your teeth become sensitive or painful when you eat or drink stuff that are cold, hot, sugar- or acid-filled, it may signal the presence of cavities. When this issue is serious, your teeth may feel irritated by cool air.

While the treatment does not cause pain, your dentist, before starting the treatment, will inject local anaesthesia. For post-treatment pain or discomfort, basic pain killers or home therapies will suffice to get relief.

If you think dental filling need special care, it is not true. Just do everything that is important to prevent tooth decay from happening again, and that includes brushing, flossing, use of mouthwash, plus other necessary dental care.

Between 7 to 10 years, your white filling should last. But its longevity comes down to the extent of the cavity and personal dental care and hygiene.

Yes. Where the damage to the tooth is severe, other procedures like dental crowns or inlays/onlays will be recommended by your dentist.

Should the pulp be affected by decay, root canal therapy may be recommended to preserve the tooth. When the pulp has been treated, a dental filling or crown may be used to sculpt and return strength back to the tooth.

See your dentist in the event that your filling comes loose or you can't find it anymore. They will support you on how to move forward.

You can contact Dental Practice Turkey on 020 3475 8235 or send us a WhatsApp message at 905545814094 to book an appointment for your dental filling consultation.

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