Dental Fillings in Armadale

Prospect Road Dental offers a wide range of dental fillings to suit your needs, from simple tooth-coloured fillings to inlay or onlay dental composite fillings. Our team will ensure that your smile is healthy and beautiful.
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Restore Decayed Teeth with Dental Fillings

You may have a tooth that needs to be restored due to decay.

If you don’t repair the damage, the decay will continue to spread and could eventually lead to tooth loss. 

Fillings are commonly used to fill cavities and restore a tooth’s function and structure. At Prospect Road Dental, we are proud to provide a wide range of dental fillings to our local Armadale community. Dental fillings, also known as tooth fillings, are dental restorations made from plastics, metals, glass, or combinations of these materials. Additionally, they can be used to repair broken, chipped, or cracked teeth.

Common Problems that Dental Fillings Can Help With

Prospect Road Dental is here to provide you with high-quality dental fillings to restore the strength of your teeth that have been weakened by the following dental issues:
Dental fillings are used to prevent bacteria or plaque from building up inside cavities by filling the empty space. Prospect Road Dental can provide you with dental fillings that will restore your teeth and keep them strong for years to come.
Damaged teeth
A dental filling can be used to fill in minor chips and cracks in your teeth. Dental fillings at Prospect Road Dental can restore the normal appearance and function of damaged teeth while protecting their inner layers from irritation and infection.
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Why Choose Us

Why Choose Prospect Road Dental

At Prospect Road Dental, we want to make sure that everyone can receive affordable and high-quality dental care. We’re happy to offer various types of dental fillings to people in the Armadale area.

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One stop shop

Prospect Road Dental offers a wide range of dental restoration options, from dental composite fillings to porcelain restoration. We also have other restorative dentistry procedures so you can choose the right one for you.

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Comfortable care

Our main priority is to make your dental filling experience as comfortable and anxiety-free as possible. We offer different types of sedation and will make sure that your dental filling procedure goes as smoothly as possible.

Affordable dental care

Prospect Road Dental is a preferred provider for all major health funds like BUPA, CBHS, HBF, HCF, HIF, and Medibank. We are able to process on-the-spot claims and quotes using HICAPS.

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Convenient location

We are located directly across the street from Armadale shopping centre, and we are within walking distance of the train station and bus stops. There is free parking available to guests around the clock.

What You Need To Know

FAQ About Our Dental Clinic In Armadale

We understand that you may have questions when seeing a new dentist for the first time. If your concern isn’t addressed
below, please feel free to contact our practice. One of our friendly team members will be happy to assist you.
  1. Composite fillings are made of materials that closely match the colour of your teeth, whereas amalgam fillings are made of metal. Composite fillings combine plastic and powder, usually ceramic or glass. An amalgam filling is composed of mercury, silver, tin, and copper. (The amount of mercury in amalgam fillings has been determined to be safe by the Australian Dental Association.)
  2. Fillings made of amalgam can withstand repeated chewing and swallowing and do not become brittle, affecting the longevity of the restoration. Repetitive chewing and swallowing will wear down composite fillings, causing them to become brittle.
  3. Completing composite tooth fillings usually takes longer and requires more skill than amalgam fillings. Additionally, the materials used in composite fillings are usually more expensive than their amalgam counterparts.
Yes. Prospect Road Dental can assist you with replacing your amalgam fillings with composite fillings if you are not satisfied with how they look or don’t feel comfortable keeping them.

You might need a dental filling if you experience any of the following:

  • Toothaches
  • Pain when eating
  • Food particles packed in a specific area
  • Sharp or rough edges
  • Floss gets caught between teeth
  • Tooth discolouration
  • Tooth sensitivity
Dental fillings can last a long time once they are in place. However, the longevity of dental fillings is affected by many factors, including your age and how well you take care of your teeth. The average lifespan of an adult filling is ten years, while fillings in younger patients can last up to twenty years.

It usually takes only one dental visit, lasting between 15 and 60 minutes to complete a filling.

First, a local anesthetic will be applied to the surrounding area. To minimise discomfort, we may also apply a numbing gel to the gums before the injection. However, It may not be necessary to administer an anaesthetic if only the tooth’s surface is affected. Drilling a small hole around the damaged enamel can be done without causing pain. 

Following anaesthesia, the decayed portions of the tooth are removed using a drill, laser, or air abrasion. Then, we will make sure that the decayed tooth has the right size and shape of hole.

After cleaning the tooth cavity of bacteria and food particles, we will prepare the tooth for filling by ensuring that everything is clean and sterile. The prepared cavity will then be filled carefully with a dental filling. The dental fillings will then be bonded to the teeth. After it has hardened, we will shape and polish the material so you’ll have a better bite.

A dental filling is an easy and painless procedure. To make the treatment pleasant and comfortable, the dentist will use numbing gel and administer local anaesthesia before starting the dental filling process.

Taking care of your teeth when you have dental fillings is no different than taking care of your natural teeth. Here’s what you should do, whether you have dental fillings or not:

  • Brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste at least twice a day, and floss once a day.
  • Use an antibacterial mouth rinse that is alcohol-free to reduce oral bacteria.
  • Limit consumption of teeth-staining foods and drinks, like coffee, tea, and berries.
  • Avoid sugary, sticky, and acidic foods and drinks.
  • Don’t bite down or chew on hard foods or ice.
  • Don’t smoke or chew tobacco.
  • Visit your dentist regularly, preferably every six months, for routine check-ups and cleanings.
On average, dental fillings cost $150 to $200, with more complex fillings costing up to $400.