Dental fillings just got an upgrade!
Composite fillings are made from a durable, tooth-colored resin that blends seamlessly with your natural teeth, providing a natural-looking and long-lasting solution for cavities and other types of dental decay.
Whether you want to replace your old metal fillings or simply want a more aesthetically pleasing option, composite fillings may be the ideal choice. At Crystal Lake Dental Arts, we specialize in providing high-quality composite fillings that are tailored to meet your unique needs and restore your smile to its natural beauty.
Benefits of composite fillings
- Natural-looking and aesthetically pleasing solution compared to metal fillings.
- Durable and long-lasting, with a lifespan of up to 10 years or more, with proper care.
- They require less removal of healthy tooth structure than metal fillings, helping preserve your natural tooth.
- They can be used to fill cavities, repair chipped or broken teeth, and even improve the appearance of discolored or misshapen teeth.
Am I a candidate for dental fillings?
- Tooth sensitivity.
- Visible pits or holes in the tooth surface.
- Tooth pain when eating or drinking.
If you suspect that you may have tooth decay or need a dental filling, contact us at Crystal Lake Dental Arts. Call (815) 459-9444.
You deserve dental services you can trust…
We’re proud to be a patient-centered dental practice. Schedule your composite fillings appointment with us today and discover what makes us different from the rest!
We’re exceptional at clearing dental anxiety and giving each patient the time they deserve.
Friendly team and caring dentist
We’re a family-oriented practice and our staff will always make you feel at home.
You are more than just a number. We greet you by your name and only take 5-6 patients per day.
We work with our patients to find the best financing options.
Don’t wait any longer to take care of your dental health!
We believe that regular dental appointments are essential for maintaining optimal oral health and a beautiful smile. It doesn’t matter if it’s been years since your last visit — we’ll be happy to provide you with comfortable, judgment-free care. Take the first step towards prime dental health!
Make your next dental visit hassle-free
At Crystal Lake Dental Arts, we provide personalized care to make your appointments as stress-free as possible. That includes helping you afford your composite fillings treatment with customized payment plans. Call (815) 459-9444 today to learn more.
Get ready for your dental filling appointment
Enjoy a gentle dental experience with state-of-the-art technology. We provide personalized care centered around our patients, ensuring you feel comfortable throughout your visit.
During your composite filling appointment, Dr. Khan will follow these steps to restore your tooth:
- NDiagnose if a dental filling is an appropriate treatment for your specific needs.
- NNumb your tooth with a local anesthetic to ensure a comfortable experience.
- NRemove the decay or damage, thoroughly cleaning and prepare the tooth for the filling.
- NFill the cleared space with a tooth-colored composite material, matching the shade of your natural teeth for a seamless, beautiful finish.
- NShape and polish the tooth to ensure a proper fit, comfortable bite, and a natural-looking appearance that complements your smile.
We take pride in our patients
— Mary V.
Dr. Khan took a substantial amount of his time to help me understand my treatment options and the paths forward. I left the office feeling well-informed and confident in his recommended treatment plan.
— Mark H.
Frequently asked questions about composite fillings
What are composite fillings made of?
Composite fillings are made from a tooth-colored resin material that is a blend of plastic and glass.
How long do composite fillings last?
Composite fillings can last up to 10 years or more with proper care and maintenance.
Is the process of getting a composite filling painful?
Before starting the procedure, Dr. Khan will numb the area around the affected tooth with a local anesthetic to ensure a comfortable experience.
How do I care for my composite fillings?
It’s essential to maintain good oral hygiene practices, such as brushing twice daily, flossing, and regular dental check-ups. Additionally, avoid biting down on hard or sticky foods that may damage or dislodge the filling.
Can composite fillings be used to replace old metal fillings?
Yes, composite fillings can be used to replace old metal fillings for a more natural-looking and aesthetically pleasing result.
I have anxiety about going to the dentist. How can you help me feel more comfortable?
Our Crystal Lake Dental Arts team understands dental anxiety and offers a stress-free environment. We listen to your concerns and develop a personalized plan to make your visit more comfortable. We also offer sedation options for those needing additional help managing their anxiety. Contact us to learn more about how we can help you feel at ease during your next visit.