Dental Fillings

Repairing Tooth Damage and Decay for Patients Across Falls Church, Seven Corners, and Arlington, VA

Dental caries. Filling with dental compo

Dental fillings are used to repair damage to the structure of a tooth or teeth. Structural damage can be caused as a result of tooth decay, wear or trauma.

 

After the removal of a problematic tooth structure, the tooth is restored with one of several filling materials:

 

  • composite resin (white filling material)

  • gold

  • amalgam

  • porcelain

 

Dr. Harriman will work with you to determine which material is appropriate for you. Each filling material has its advantages and disadvantages. You can have your defective silver fillings replaced with tooth-colored (composite) restorations. This process can be completed is a single visit! Your teeth are restored to a natural look and feel, they are stronger and the tooth is protected! 

Call us or fill out our online form to request and appointment!