Porcelain Fillings

Porcelain Fillings / Crowns / Cerec

Porcelain Fillings are the modern solutions to cavity treatment. Due to their aesthetic quality and durability, porcelain fillings are a staple procedure in cosmetic dentistry facilities.

Composite vs. Mercury Fillings

Questions have been raised regarding the increased health risk of mercury fillings. Even that aside, porcelain retains numerous advantages over metal:

  • Porcelain fillings can last a long time with proper bite management
  • Temperature changes cause metal fillings to expand and contract, which increases stress on the tooth and likelihood of fracture
  • Porcelain is translucent, reflecting and absorbing light like natural tooth enamel
  • Porcelain reduces the risk of further tooth decay
  • Unlike metal, porcelain bonds with your tooth, providing additional strength
  • Technological advances allows porcelain to match in colour with the surrounding teeth
  • Porcelain is very stain resistant

Candidacy for Porcelain Fillings

If you are between general check-ups and experiencing tooth pain, particularly when exposed to cold, it is likely that you have a cavity and should seek treatment immediately. Besides enduring unnecessary pain, delaying treatment can cause further dental complications.

In addition to those currently suffering from a cavity, many patients are choosing to enhance their smiles by having unsightly, metal fillings replaced with natural looking porcelain.

Porcelain Filling Procedure

Whether you need a cavity filled or a mercury filling replaced, all porcelain filling procedures are performed in a single visit in the comfort of our cosmetic dentistry office.

CAD/CAM Technology such as CEREC Restorations have allowed us to prepare & deliver the porcelain filling in one appointment! Unlike metal fillings, porcelain bonds perfectly into your tooth, leaving no raised or rough edges.

A Porcelain Crown, Veneer, Bridge, Implant Crown, Onlay or 3/4 Crown can take two visits. The first visit is used to prepare the tooth and impressions are taken. These impressions are then used by our state of the art dental laboratory to fabricate your new restoration that will perfectly compliment the original tooth colour and shape. During the second visit your new restoration is placed.

Please contact us today to schedule your personal consultation with Dr. Christine Fialka-Eshenko.

New Patients Welcome

Your initial consultation will be highly individualized and designed to provide you with an overview of your dental options and answer any questions you might have.

General Dentistry

We provide general dentistry services to meet hygienic and preventative needs. Visit twice a year for cleanings and oral cancer screenings to ensure optimal oral health.

TMJ/TMD Treatments

Suffering from chronic jaw pain can be painful, but we can help. Find relief from TMD and TMJ with the help of an experienced, neuromuscular dentist.

Cosmetic Dentistry

By combining the science of dentistry with the artistry of modern, surgical techniques, cosmetic dentistry services can provide you with the smile you have always dreamed of.

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