Video Showing How White Fillings Are Done

White plastic fillings can be used to replace existing traditional silver fillings, improve the colour or shape of a tooth, close happy spaces between front teeth, and ‘invisibly’ fix a broken tooth.

Check out this video showing how a dentist places a white filling. White fillings as also known as “plastic fillings” “composite resin” and “resin fillings”. They are common and can be very strong!

Check out how steps are involved in making a white filling. We place more layers to help customise the shape and strength of the filling.

It generally takes longer to place a composite filling than it does for a metal filling. This is because white fillings require the tooth be kept clean and absolutely dry while the cavity is being filled – otherwise they don’t last!

No filling lasts forever, and white fillings are just one way that a dentist can fill a tooth.

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Australians Drink Way Too Many Sugary Drinks!

Sugar content in UK sugary drinks

In Australia we drink way too much sugar! In fact we are in the top 10 countries in the entire world when it comes to daily average sugary drinks consumption. This is a huge problem because of the negative health effects of excess sugar consumption – and the extra decay that can effect our teeth!

This shocking truth has really been hammered home with the Australian Bureau of Statistics publishing figures that show that almost half (43%) of Australians over the age of two have a sugary drink each day.

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