Composite Dental Fillings

Fix that cavity with pain-free White Dental Fillings that look natural, keep your teeth healthy and give you a winning smile.

Serving Oshawa & Durham Region

We Only Use Natural & Healthy Composite Fillings On Your Teeth

Get mercury-free fillings for your cavities.

A composite (tooth colored) filling is used to repair a tooth that is affected by decay, cracks, fractures, etc.

The decayed or affected portion of the tooth will be removed and then filled with a composite filling.

There are many types of filling materials available, each with their own advantages and disadvantages.

You and your dentist can discuss the best options for restoring your teeth.

Composite fillings, along with silver amalgam fillings, are the most widely used today. 

Because composite fillings are tooth colored, they can be closely matched to the color of existing teeth, and are more aesthetically suited for use in front teeth or the more visible areas of the teeth.

As with most dental restorations, composite fillings are not permanent and may someday have to be replaced.

They are very durable, and will last many years, giving you a long lasting, beautiful smile.

Reasons for composite fillings:

  • Chipped teeth.
  • Closing space between two teeth.
  • Cracked or broken teeth.
  • Decayed teeth.
  • Worn teeth.
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Composite fillings are usually placed in one appointment.

While the tooth is numb, your dentist will remove decay as necessary.

The space will then be thoroughly cleaned and carefully prepared before the new filling is placed.

If the decay was near the nerve of the tooth, a special medication will be applied for added protection.

The composite filling will then be precisely placed, shaped, and polished, restoring your tooth to its original shape and function.

It is normal to experience sensitivity to hot and cold when composite fillings are first placed, however this will subside shortly after your tooth acclimates to the new filling.

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Driving Directions:

Located in Oshawa, Ontario, we are on the east side of Simcoe Street North, just south of Beatrice Street East and north of Sunset Drive.

If you are driving south on Simcoe, continue past Beatrice Street and Liz’s No Frills (you’ll see it on your right side). We are just past that plaza, on the left (east) side.

If you are driving north on Simcoe Street, go past the Long & McQuade Musical Instruments store (on your left) and the Petro Canada gas station (right side).

The next street on your left will be Sunset Drive (where the Shell gas station is) and we are just past that intersection, on the right (east) side.

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Public Transit:

You can take the Simcoe Street Northbound or Southbound bus.

Both directions have stops at Sunset Drive, just south of the clinic.

The Simcoe Southbound Bus Stop ID is: 715

The Simcoe Northbound Bus Stop ID is: 686

Please visit the Durham Region Transit website’s schedule page for routes, fares and times.

Parking:

Free parking is available on the south (right) side of the building.

Accessibility:

The clinic is fully accessible.

Business Hours:

Monday:
11:00am – 7:00pm

Tuesday:
8:00am – 5:00pm

Wednesday:
7:00am – 2:00pm

Thursday:
8:00am – 6:00pm

Friday:
8:00am – 1:00pm

Weekends:
Closed

Telephone:

You can call the clinic during regular business hours or leave a message if we aren’t able to take your call.