Dental cavities are a common problem that develop when bacteria attacks your enamel. Previously, cavities were treated with an amalgam material, a combination of metals, like mercury or silver. We now know that these fillings don't adhere very well with the enamel, and the mercury can be hazardous to your overall health. At SEDA Dental of Pompano Beach in Pompano Beach, FL, our team of dental professionals uses tooth-colored fillings made with composite resin to fill cavities and protect the tooth. Our team can also take out metal fillings and apply composite resin fillings for a more reliable and more attractive cavity treatment.
"Had some dental work done at SEDA Dental last month and it was quite pleasant. I really enjoyed the atmosphere, everyone is incredibly nice and caring. If you are looking for great dentists, SEDA is the place."- S.R. / Google / Apr 12, 2019
"Everyone is very friendly here, I have had a great experience with both of my visits, for a cleaning and a fill for a cavity. Definitely recommended dentistry to come to."- W.J. / Google / Jul 02, 2019
"Just had dental work done today, the staff are very knowledgable and go out above and beyond to service me and my husband, the place is very clean, we will never go to another dentist again, we felt like we were home."- S.J. / Google / Jun 27, 2019
"Dental office is extremely friendly from when you first walk in to the dentist and the hygienist.Would definitely recommend this dental office"- N.Y. / Google / Jun 25, 2019
"Without a doubt the absolute best experience possible. I was referred by a friend, thank God I was. From the very 1st phone call, Asly was tremendous, got my son in right away. My son for various reasons had rotted teeth. After spending a fortune on bridges, extractions, etc.. no other dentist leveled with me that he Had week teeth that would continue to get worse. He was in such severe pain for so long. Infections, absesses. Rot. I decided the most economical and permanent solution that I could afford was total extraction and dentures. I took him for quotes, typical xray,Nonpersonal attention, just another mouth.Took him to Seda $4000 less. And the caring office manager, Fernanda worked with me for over an hour, applying for financing. She finally set me up with a payment plan orI would have been unable to help my son.After explaining my situation they didn't even charge for his consultation. His dentist Dr. Hanna Butenko was beyond fantastic. All other quotes were pull all teeth at once. Stick In the permanent denture, with putty, then 6 months later come back to see how his jaw adjusted and re-putty, and all money immediately. Wow, Dr. Hanna, saw the horrible mess in my sons mouth. Set up 3 separate appts. One week apart, she saidIt would be way too painful to do all at onceAnd because of the extent of damage some Would be very difficult extractions. And may I say what a knowledgable caring lady. Well three weeks later, I'm sitting at lunch,Final teeth coming out as I write this. And he will be leaving today with his tempatoryDentures, he would not go out because of his teeth. Cant wait to see him really smile again.Three months from now he goes back, they see how his jaws have adjusted AND make him his permanent set! The reason this is so long and detailed is because, I know due to todays culture and poor choices, many young men have rotted hurting teeth, and think there's no answer. Seda also offers all the other options, butDont give up, our choice worked for us, and was affordable. Fernanda & Asly are like family, make my 29 year old son & I feel welcome and special. They know us by name and they should be proud of there courteous. Fun yet professionall manner. Lastly, I cannot Say enough about Dr. Butenko. She comes out of the back to personally see me each visitNot to mention, you will never see 3 more Pretty, really caring and a joy to see each timeYoung wmen.They treat you like family!!!And I havent even met Dr. Hill yet, who my friend said was exceptional. Ther is no other place I will ever go. My other son is next!!!They get 5 out of 5. Not a fair scale, really10 out of 5 stars."- G.K. / Google / Jun 20, 2019
Composite resin tooth-colored fillings usually cover the decayed area in the tooth once it is treated. Composite resin is a useful material that may be used to address other issues with your teeth, such as chips or excessive wear on the enamel by bruxism (teeth grinding). Since the material is tinted to blend with your teeth, fillings may be placed on the back and front teeth for a great finish. If you have amalgam fillings, speak with our team about getting them taken out and refinished with composite resin.
What To Expect
Receiving a tooth-colored filling at SEDA Dental of Pompano Beach is usually a simple procedure. The treatment area will be numbed to help you feel more comfortable. Stronger sedation methods may be considered for any fears or anxieties to keep you relaxed. After you're ready, the infected enamel will be cleared away using a dental drill that our team will choose based upon the location of the cavity and the amount of decay present. Once the enamel is treated and the area is disinfected, the area will be replaced with the composite resin and set. Finally, we will smooth the filling material so it matches your other teeth.
You will be able to return to your day once your tooth-colored filling is complete, but you may notice a sensitivity to cold and hot food and beverages for 1 – 3 days. You can use nonprescription pain medication to treat discomfort; however, you shouldn't experience any serious problems. If your filling seems high or uneven, please call us. Your filling should be cleaned by following a regular home care routine, including daily flossing and brushing. At your annual exam, our team will check your filling to determine if it should be replaced or repaired.
Composite resin fillings are a standard treatment for dental cavities that are typically covered partially by insurance. A team member will talk to your dental insurance company to understand your coverage so we can calculate your out-of-pocket costs. If you don't have dental insurance, Dr. Butenko will discuss the payment methods we accept at your appointment, plus information on medical financing.
Cavities may begin as a normal problem, but it is crucial to have them fixed before they develop into a bigger issue. At SEDA Dental of Pompano Beach in Pompano Beach, FL, tooth decay and cavities may be corrected with composite resin fillings. Our team makes sure to match the shade of your teeth so you can have a healthy, attractive smile. If you think you or your child has tooth decay, contact us to make an exam at SEDA Dental of Pompano Beach.