White Fillings

The best option cosmetically

White fillings, also known as tooth coloured fillings, can be blended to match the natural shade of your teeth, and the composite resin used to make them can be used to restore cracked or chipped teeth, improving their strength and appearance.

Tooth coloured fillings used to be more fragile than amalgam fillings but the latest materials now available mean that they are comparable to silver amalgam in durability.

The durability and life expectancy of a tooth coloured filling depends on where it sits in your mouth and how heavily your teeth come together when you bite. Your dentist will discuss these factors and review your options before starting treatment.

If you want to know whether it’s a good idea to replace your amalgam fillings, it is usually best to change fillings only when your dentist judges that an old filling needs replacing. If so, we would be happy to replace it with a white filling.

White filling treatment and uses

Unlike silver (amalgam) fillings, white filling material sticks to teeth and can form edges, so it may be effectively used to repair front teeth that are chipped, broken, decayed or worn. It can also be used as a “veneer” to cover marks or discolouration that cleaning won’t remove. White fillings are less noticeable than silver fillings, which may turn black in the mouth. White fillings come in a range of shades so they can be matched to the colour of your own teeth. A tooth needs less preparation for a white filling than for a silver filling.

 

All our fillings are natural looking

Your dentist will:

    • Remove any decay, together with any old filling material, using a small, high-speed drill
    • Remove any weak part of the tooth which might break later
    • Wash and dry the tooth by blowing water and then air onto it
    • Prepare the surface to be restored to help the filling stick better
    • Coat the surface that is to be restored with a bonding agent (which acts like cement) and then place the filling material before shaping as required
    • Harden the filling by pointing a bright light at it – this is called “curing” before trimming and polishing the filling as necessary

 

How can we help you?

The importance of every patient journey underlines our philosophy of providing the best possible treatment and standard of care.

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Kind words from our patients

Based on 85 reviews.
Sam R
Sam R
8. February, 2022.
I've been registered with Mansion House Dental for a number of years now. I cannot fault the level of patient care and service provided by Dr Qasim Abbasi and his colleagues. When it comes to other private practices, you're normally given the hard upsell by dentists (particularly on cosmetic procedures). But at Mansion House Dental they have always put my long term wellbeing first.
John
John
6. February, 2022.
Could not be happier with the service received from Dr. Abbasi. Visited from a colleague's referral, was cautious given the standard of service and professionalism from some of the practices near by. Very friendly and thoughtful practice, would recommend to anyone working in the city.
Kai van Dongen
Kai van Dongen
4. February, 2022.
10/10 - Highly recommend!!!
Kirsty Clarke
Kirsty Clarke
1. December, 2021.
I’ve been to Mansion House Dental a number of times this year and on every occasion the care I have received from Dr Qasim and the rest of the team has been excellent. Dr Qasim is very knowledgeable and he always takes time to answer my questions and explain different treatment options clearly. The facilities are clean and modern and appointment times are flexible. I highly recommend this practise for both routine check ups and whitening.
Todor Brachkov
Todor Brachkov
5. November, 2021.
I highly recommend this dental practice! My doctor was Qasim Abbasi and I can tell he has a great attention to detail and high intrinsic motivation to deliver the best outcome for his patients. Over the past couple of months I had a series of visits I was always amazed by his professionalism and attitude when challenged with complex issues.
Hasan Asim
Hasan Asim
19. October, 2021.
I've had Invisalign done here and also get my regular checkups here. I can only speak highly of Mansion House Dental Practice. Dr Qasim Abbasi comes across friendly, understanding and highly intelligent. The reception & dental assistants are also a pleasure to deal with.
Simon Dinnage
Simon Dinnage
9. September, 2021.
Highly professional and friendly. I would recommend Dr Abbasi to anyone.
Rachel Pallentin
Rachel Pallentin
1. September, 2021.
My all time favourite dentist! Everyone is super professional and friendly. Dr Abbasi provided excellent service and I’m more than happy with the results. I will be coming here for all my future dental needs.
Kaley O'Hara
Kaley O'Hara
22. July, 2021.
Mansion House Dental Practice is a great choice if you are in need of a dental practice in the city. Highly professional and friendly team, relaxing atmosphere. I would recommend this practice to anyone looking for routine exams/cleaning to more complex dental treatments.
steph gallagher
steph gallagher
20. July, 2021.
I can’t rate this practice highly enough - I had Invisalign on both upper and lower arches, plus whitening and a cosmetic filling for a chipped tooth. I also had lingual retainers. Every step of the process was explained to me upfront, there were no hidden costs, and service was really professional and friendly. I had quite a few queries and they were all responded to super quickly (usually same day.) I am recommending to friends and wouldn’t hesitate to come back - thank you!!

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