Fillings Ardoyne, Belfast

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What are fillings?

Fillings or dental fillings are used to repair the damaged surfaces of teeth. The surface of teeth may be damaged by small fractures, damaged enamel or decay. It takes 25 to 90 minutes to place a filling in a tooth.

What different types of fillingsare there?

Dental fillings are made of gold, silver, mercury or amalgam, porcelain or ceramic, plastic, composite resin materials or a glass and acrylic mixture called glass inomer.

Is getting a filling painful?

Preparing the tooth to place a filling by removing the decayed portion using a dental drill should not be painful. Some patients find the preparation procedure uncomfortable and painful. The dentist will administer a local anaesthic to ensure that the patient does not feel pain during the procedure.

 

How long does recovery after fillings are placed take?

Patients may experience pain or sensitivity for a few weeks after a filling is placed. The area where the anaesthetic was injected will feel sore for a few days. The gums of the patient will also feel sore for a few days.

How do I care for my teeth after fillings are placed?

Patients should not eat for at least three hours till the anaesthesia wears off. They should not eat or drink anything that is too hot or too cold for a few days. They should avoid very hard food. They should take all prescribed medications correctly. They should follow correct dental hygiene and brush and floss their teeth regularly.

What are the alternatives to placing fillings?

Alternatives to dental fillings are dental crowns, inlays or onlays, or tooth remineralization.

We have all the information you need about public and private dental clinics that provide fillings in Ardoyne, Belfast. Compare all the dentists and contact the fillings clinic in Ardoyne, Belfast that's right for you.

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Cavehill Dental Care - Dental Clinic in the UKFeatured

Cavehill Dental Care

028 9344 7202 165, Cavehill Road, Belfast, BT15 5BP
4.8 from 42 verified reviews
The staff are friendly and genuinely concerned about their patients' wellbeingBill, Belfast, 13 06 18

Jessica at Cavehill has looked after my teeth since 2014. I have had fillings, crowns, bridges, root canal work and implants. She is highly competent, conscientious, skilful and empathic. I trust her completely to deliver the best treatment possible, to avoid unnecessary interventions and above all to cause minimum pain - she is particularly good at anaesthesia. I have recommended her to my friends. She will discuss the options available in detail and gives excellent value for money. I originally chose Cavehill in 1999 because I live nearby and friends recommended it. It was good even before Marty McAllister took over. Since then it has developed special expertise in implants and preventative hygiene. The staff are friendly and genuinely concerned about their patients' wellbeing. When I have had a dental emergency, they have seen me within 24 hours.

Fillings  
WHITE FILLINGS are now becoming a popular alternative to amalgam fillings. The new dental materials mean it is much easier to find a perfect match for the shade of a particular tooth. In most cases, it is almost impossible to see that the tooth even has a filling.
White Filling  
WHITE FILLINGS are now becoming a popular alternative to amalgam fillings. The new dental materials mean it is much easier to find a perfect match for the shade of a particular tooth. In most cases, it is almost impossible to see that the tooth even has a filling.
Amalgam Filling  
ServiceScore
Good
from 5 users
6.3
Cavehill Dental Care - Antrim - Dental Clinic in the UK

Cavehill Dental Care - Antrim

165, Cavehill Road, Belfast, BT15 5BP
For more information about Cavehill Dental Care - Antrim in Chichester Park please contact the clinic.
Fillings  
Amalgam Filling  
ServiceScore
Good
from 4 users
6.9
DentalWorld - Crumlin Road - Dental Clinic in the UK

DentalWorld - Crumlin Road

838 Crumlin Road, Belfast, BT14 8AE
5.0 from 1 verified review
I was in and out again in 15min - all sortedMargaret, UK, 31 05 21

I hate the dentist and haven't been in years but needed a crown replaced. I was in and out again in 15min - all sorted. I will go back there again. .

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1 other location in Ardoyne for DentalWorld
DentalWorld - Ballysillan

DentalWorld - Ballysillan

254 Ballysillan Road, Belfast
ServiceScore
Good
from 1 user
6.8
Diane McAlister Dental Surgeons - Ballysillan Road - Dental Clinic in the UK

Diane McAlister Dental Surgeons - Ballysillan Road

210 Ballysillan Road, Belfast, BT14 7QS
5.0 from 1 verified review
From the dentist to reception the staff are amazing, so kind and helpfulDee, UK, 13 06 18

Fantastic practice. My mom recommended to me as she attends the practice in green island but I attend the Ballysillan practice where I see Jemma. She really makes you feel at ease, as I know some people do fear to go to the dentist. From the dentist to reception the staff are amazing, so kind and helpful. Thanks to all. Really professional and pleasant.

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White Fillings  
1 other location in Ardoyne for Diane McAlister Dental Surgeons - Ballygomartin Road

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Hurson Dental Surgery - Dental Clinic in the UK

Hurson Dental Surgery

10 Lower Crescent, Belfast, BT7 1NR
This Dentists clinic is located 0.2 km from Botanic. Treatments available include Dental Crowns, Teeth Whitening and Endodontist Consultation. The clinic specialises in Dentures, Root Canals and Family Dentistry.Mr Hurson practices general dentistry but with a specialist interest in endodontics and restorative dentisry.  He has a particular interest in composite build-ups to avoid damaging healthy teeth as is required in providing crowns and certain types of bridge work.
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Abbey Dental Care - Dental Clinic in the UK

Abbey Dental Care

620-630 shore road, Newtownabbey, BT37 0ZS
This clinic is the dental practice of Damian McNally. The clinic is located in Whiteabbey in Northern Ireland. The clinic specializes in dental implants and cosmetic dentistry. Non surgical cosmetic facial treatments are also provided. Missing teeth of patients are easily and quickly replaced using Nobel Biocare Tooth implants. Facial rejuvenation is performed using Teosyal injections. These injections help to add volume to skin and remove deep and fine wrinkles on the face. Gift vouchers and 0% finance are available at the clinic.
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