Cavities can occur for a variety of reasons, not limited to dental hygiene habits and genetics. Even with the most diligent tooth brushing routine, you might still find yourself with a dental cavity. If Dr. Smith discovers a cavity during your examination, he will often recommend that a filling be placed to restore the tooth and protect it from further damage. Failing to take preventative action such as a filling can lead to more severe dental problems and possible extraction of the tooth. Dental fillings from Boise Dental Center - Michael Smith, DMD & Evan Smith, DMD can have you smiling again in no time.

If one of our dentists determines that you have a cavity, he will walk you through the treatment process and answer any questions you may have. First, he will clean the teeth of any decay and disease in the cavity. Then, the dentist will carefully fill the cleaned out cavity with a special filling material in order to restore the tooth and protect it against more damage. There are different types of filling options, so you should discuss what type of filling is best for you with the dentist.

Once the cavity has been filled, you can return to your normal daily function. While it may be slightly sore afterward, the soreness should disappear quickly, and your repaired tooth will feel much better.

To learn more about dental fillings in Boise, Idaho, we invite you to call today to speak with a knowledgeable member of our team.