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The restoration of the teeth of people that are cracked, broken or decayed for different reasons by using special materials for the patient and the general condition of the tooth is called Dental Filling. With Filling Applications, the substance losses of the teeth with problems are eliminated and the spread of carious tissue, if any, is prevented and they are provided to fulfill their functions. This treatment prevents people from losing their teeth.

Thanks to the Filling Treatment, tooth loss that may occur due to decay or different reasons is prevented. Cracked and broken teeth are made aesthetically and functionally healthy. The method of application of the dental filling and the materials used in the treatment process may vary according to the position of the tooth in the mouth.

While filling the tooth, first of all, the decay in the tissue of the tooth is cleaned and the remaining materials from the previous filling, if any, are taken and made ready for the filling. At this point, the specialist doctor selects the most suitable Filling Material for the patient's condition and the position of the tooth to be treated.

Since Filling Applications are applied under local anesthesia, the patient does not feel any pain or ache during the procedure. After the filling is completed, the Specialist Dentist checks the compatibility of the filling with the other teeth. The process is completed with the achievement of the desired result in terms of aesthetics and functionality.

After the dental filling, the person may experience pain and sensitivity, which can last for 12 to 24 hours on average. After the treatment, not eating cold, hot, hard foods and paying attention to other matters communicated to the patient during the period specified by the Specialist Dentist allows a successful filling process to be performed.

The main goal of the Tooth Filling application, which is also expressed as Conservative Dental Treatment, is to treat the caries formed on the outer layers of the tooth such as enamel or dentin without losing time, and thus to prevent the progression of caries and to preserve the vitality of the tooth.

In addition, thanks to the Filling Applications, the material losses in the teeth are compensated, and the aesthetic and functional harmony of the teeth with the oral tissue is ensured. In the selection of the Filling Material used during the process;

  • The location of the area to be applied in the mouth,
  • The amount of substance loss in the tooth,
  • The pressure of the part to be treated during the chewing process,
  • The aesthetic expectations of the person,

plays a big role.

With the Dental Filling treatment applied to eliminate the problems experienced in the teeth of the people who reach our clinic, the loss of substances in the teeth due to different reasons is eliminated, and situations that may result in tooth extraction are prevented.

As a result of the Filling Applications performed by Specialized Dentists in EST Point clinics, which provide oral, dental and maxillofacial health services, the existing caries in the teeth of the people are cleaned and the material losses are eliminated, and the teeth are brought to the aesthetically desired appearance.

You can contact us and make an appointment for the rapid elimination of aesthetic and functional problems in your teeth, and you can create the most suitable treatment plan for you by being examined by the Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial Surgeons who provide treatment services within ESTPoint.

What is Dental Filling

Tooth Filling is a dental treatment method applied to eliminate the loss of material caused by wear, cracking, breakage and decay in the teeth for different reasons and to prevent negative situations that may lead to tooth extraction.

Material losses in people's teeth cause many aesthetic and functional disorders. Teeth, whose general form is deteriorated as a result of substance loss, also negatively affects the health of neighboring teeth and gums.

Postponing the process in cases that require dental filling causes the problem to grow, become more complicated and cause tooth loss. For this reason, if you observe pain, sensitivity, decay or loss of substance in your tooth, it will be the best course of action to reach our clinic without wasting time.

Why Tooth Filling Is Done

There are many different conditions that cause people to have Dental Fillings. Among the most common situations we encounter in people who reach our clinic and perform the Dental Filling process;

  • Elimination of material loss caused by tooth decay,
  • Filling the gaps after root canal treatment,
  • Compensation of color and deformities in teeth,
  • Closing the gaps between the teeth,
  • Filling the cavity formed at the junction of the tooth and gingiva,
  • Restoring the integrity of cracked or broken teeth due to impact,

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To Whom Tooth Filling Is Performed?

Tooth Filling is a restoration process in which the appropriate material is filled in the cavity formed after the tooth is cleaned from residues and caries in people who have decay or material loss in their teeth for different reasons. In this process, the material to be used for filling is determined individually.

Dental Filling is a safe, comfortable and effective treatment method that can be easily applied to individuals of all ages who have problems such as wear, cracking, breakage and decay in their teeth, regardless of whether they are female or male. After the filling applications, the deformation in the teeth of the patient is eliminated and the tooth has a healthy structure in terms of aesthetics and functionality.

However, after the Root Canal Treatment, which is applied to prevent tooth loss and to fulfill the functional functions of the teeth, Filling Application can be applied to the patient. In other words, Root Canal Treatment is not an obstacle to the application of a dental filling.

In Which Situations Tooth Filling Is Performed

Filling Applications is a Conservative Dental Treatment method applied to cracked, broken or decayed teeth that have lost substance for different reasons, cannot fully perform the chewing function, and do not appear aesthetically compatible with neighboring teeth.

There are many different conditions that cause dental fillings to be applied to people. Even if there is a misconception among the public that only dental fillings can be applied in caries, filling applications offer effective results in the treatment of many different problems.

Among the situations that require Filling Applications;

  • To remove the gap formed after cleaning the cavities on the teeth due to different reasons,
  • To support the Root Canal Treatment in case the pulp in the inner part of the tooth is damaged as a result of any trauma and the nerves are damaged beyond recovery,
  • To remove cracks and fractures in the tooth as a result of the blow to the tooth,
  • To compensate for the problem of wearing or falling of the filling made in the past,

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How Tooth Filling Is Done

Dental Filling is a Conservative Dental Treatment method that should be performed under clinical conditions by Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial Surgeons who are experts in this field. In the examination to be made before the application, the condition of the patient's teeth and the filling material to be used for the treatment are decided.

Since Filling Applications are performed using local anesthesia, the patient does not feel any pain or ache during the treatment process.

Tooth Filling application starts with cleaning the existing caries in the teeth. After this process is completed, the gaps in the teeth are closed with the most suitable filling material. The completion time of this application is related to how many teeth the person will fill and the position of the teeth.

It is aimed to prevent tooth loss, that is, to save the tooth, by filling the teeth without losing the functions of the veins and nerves in the inner part of the decaying teeth in humans. Composite, porcelain, gold, amalgam materials are selected among the most suitable filling material for the person and the process is completed.

Making the Tooth Filling

Tooth Filling is carried out with specially arranged treatment plans for the patient's condition as a result of examinations carried out by specialist dentists. The majority of cases that require dental filling;

  • First of all, x-rays are taken to examine the area to be filled in more detail.
  • Afterwards, the tooth to be filled is emptied. During this process, devices produced with modern technology are used.
  • Both the periphery and the inner part of the tooth to be filled are carefully cleaned.
  • After this application, the inner part of the tooth is filled with a specially selected and prepared filling material.
  • A special device is used for the rapid freezing of the filler.
  • After the dental filling, the patient is asked to open and close his mouth periodically in order not to be disturbed.
  • Finally, the filling is given its final shape by making the necessary controls so that the filling will not disturb the patient.

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How Long Does a Dental Filling Take?

Tooth Filling application cannot be completed in the same time for every patient. Because the general structure of each patient and the situation that causes dental fillings are not the same. how long it will take for the Fill Application to be completed;

  • Which tooth will be filled,
  • Which substance will be used in the filling application,
  • How many teeth of the patient will be filled,
  • Condition that causes tooth filling,

varies according to factors such as

How Long Tooth Filling Life

Tooth Filling is a long-lasting treatment method if it is performed by a dentist who is an expert in this field, using the filling materials that will be most suitable for the person's mouth and tooth structure in clinical conditions.

However, since the permanence of the filler used during the treatment is not life-long, it needs to be changed periodically. The period required for this change differs from person to person.

Tooth Filling permanence varies depending on many different factors. First of all, the fact that the mouth is a dynamic environment ensures that the positive state obtained as a result of the Filling Application is maintained for a long time, if the person pays attention to oral and dental care.

The permanence time of the tooth to which Dental Filling is applied in humans can be explained by average values. If the person's filled tooth is healthy and the filling is not very large, the average lifespan after treatment can be specified as 15 to 20 years. To specify this period in more detail according to the filling material;

  • Average usage time of Composite Dental Filling is 5 to 7 years,
  • Porcelain Dental Filler average usage time is 7 to 10 years,
  • The average lifetime of Gold Dental Filling is 15 to 30 years,

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Types of Dental Fillings

The fact that the Filling Material used in Filling Applications can differ from person to person has allowed the emergence of Dental Filling Types. Tooth Filling, which was made using 1 to 2 filling materials in the past, can be made by choosing and using the most suitable filling material among many filling materials.

Specialist Dentists consider the general health status of the patient, the structure of the teeth and the problem experienced when choosing the dental filling material to be used in Filling Applications. Among the most commonly applied Dental Filling Types today;

  • Composite Dental Filling
  • Porcelain Dental Filling
  • Front Tooth Filling
  • Amalgam Dental Filling
  • Gold Tooth Filling
  • Screw Thread Filler
  • Beam Dental Filling

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Composite Dental Filling

The filling application, which is the same color as the natural teeth of people, can be applied to any desired tooth with an adhesive system called Bonding, and the desired result is obtained in a single session, is called Composite Dental Filling.

This method, which can repair cracks, fractures or bruises caused by different reasons in the teeth, gives aesthetically desirable results as it can be performed in shades suitable for the color of the other teeth of the person.

Composite Dental Filling, which was used only in the treatment of anterior teeth in the first periods of its application, can also be applied to the posterior teeth where the usage pressure is higher, thanks to the innovation brought by the rapidly developing technology to health applications.

The fact that there are many color options and aesthetically desired results have made Composite Fillings stand out among other Dental Filling types. The disadvantages include that it is a little more expensive than other techniques and offers shorter-term results in terms of durability.

Especially people who prioritize the aesthetic result should prefer to have Composite Tooth Filling. These dental fillings can be used for periods ranging from 5 to 10 years, thanks to the person's attention to oral and dental care and not disrupting the doctor's control.

Porcelain Dental Filling

Porcelain Dental Filling is the first method that comes to mind if there is a need for Filling Application in molars, where people receive serious strength support, especially during chewing.

Before the Porcelain Dental Filling, which is different from other fillings during the construction phase, tooth measurements are taken and the filling is prepared in the laboratory environment. This type of filling is more resistant than Composite Fillings and offers more aesthetic results than Amalgam Fillings.

Porcelain Fillings have become very popular due to their durability, aesthetic appearance, not being exposed to color change and not staining. Compared to other methods, the relatively negative features of this filler are its high cost and high number of sessions.

In Porcelain Dental Filling applications, the filling material prepared in personalized sizes in the laboratory environment is adhered to the tooth by the dentist who is specialized in this field. Porcelain Dental Fillings, which are specially prepared for the patient's tooth color and mouth structure, can also be expressed as Inlay Onlay Filling.

Front Tooth Filling

Anterior Tooth Filling, also referred to as Aesthetic Tooth Filling, is a Conservative Dental Treatment method used to eliminate the caries problem that occurs especially in people's anterior teeth. Since it offers very successful results in terms of aesthetics, it has taken its place among the most preferred Filling Applications today.

With the anterior tooth filling application, the existing caries between the front 2 teeth is removed, while the gaps are closed at the same time, thus eliminating the split tooth problem. In order to get the desired effect as a result of this application, the process must be managed by a specialist dentist. In addition, the application made within the scope of Front Tooth Filling for people with fractures in their front teeth is called Broken Front Tooth Filling.

Amalgam Dental Filling

Amalgam Dental Filling is a durable, easy-to-apply and inexpensive filling application in which the filling material formed by a mixture of silver, copper, easy and mercury elements in certain proportions is used. This method, which has been used since ancient times, has become very rarely used today due to aesthetic concerns.

The high resistance to pressure of the tooth filling obtained as a result of this application, which is also referred to as Silver Filling, can be shown among its advantages. However, the biggest disadvantage is that it creates a metallic and gray appearance. For this reason, the number of patients who prefer Amalgam Dental Filling is decreasing day by day.

Gold Tooth Filling

Gold Tooth Filling is prepared in a laboratory environment, taking into account the measurements obtained during the examination. This Filling Application, which can be used for 20 years, provides serious advantages for people with gum diseases. However, it is not a very preferred Conservative Dental Treatment method today.

After Tooth Filling

As with all other dental treatment methods, there are certain situations that need to be taken care of after Tooth Filling applications. It is very important for the person to pay attention to the issues conveyed to him by the specialist after the dental filling, for the success of the treatment and the longevity of the result obtained.

Among the situations that the person may encounter after Tooth Filling and the issues to be considered;

  • Depending on the number of teeth filled with filling and the patient's tolerance, the adaptation period can be specified as 1 week on average.
  • This substance, which is foreign to the person's tongue and cheek muscles, will eventually become indistinguishable from his own teeth.
  • Solid food should not be consumed for the first 6 hours after dental filling.
  • If local anesthesia was used during the application, no food should be eaten until the effects of anesthesia disappear.
  • The person should not chew with his filled tooth for a while to avoid a possible problem.
  • Extremely hot or cold food or drink should not be consumed for a certain period of time.

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Pain After Tooth Filling

One of the most common questions we receive from patients who will have a Dental Filling in our clinic is whether there will be pain during and after the application. First of all, we would like to state that the patient will not feel any pain or ache during the procedure in Filling Applications.

The pain that a person will experience after a tooth filling depends on the size of the problem in the tooth. When the person applies to the clinic for treatment before the problem in the tooth reaches advanced levels, the post-procedure pain is minimal since the problem can be treated at the first stage.

However, in cases where tooth decay or deformation is advanced, the patient may feel a certain level of pain and ache for 1 to 2 days after the treatment, since the process and cleaning process to the root of the tooth will be more difficult.

In this process, the patient, who uses the painkillers prescribed by the specialist dentist who performs the treatment, will experience the healing process with minimal pain and ache.

Tooth Filling Fallout

Filling Application is the Conservative Dental Treatment method in which the conditions that adversely affect the dental health such as cavities, cracks, fractures, which occur in people's teeth for different reasons, are eliminated and the cavity formed in the tooth is closed with the most suitable Filling Material for the patient.

The filling material to be added to the tooth of the person within the scope of Tooth Filling remains in the form of bonding or attachment in the cavity formed in the tooth. If the filling application is performed by a specialist dentist, there is no such thing as falling out, and the person can use their teeth for many years without any problems.

In the Tooth Filling process, which is carried out by dentists who are experts in Filling Applications, a careful and appropriate carving process is performed in order for the filling material to fully adhere to the tooth, while the caries in the tooth are removed first. During the filling process, it should be ensured that saliva does not enter between the tooth and the filling material.

The innovations brought by modern technology to health applications are also reflected in the treatment of Dental Filling. In Filling Applications made using laser technology, the 3-dimensional covering of the place to be filled in the tooth is removed and the margin of error is minimized, making the cases of filling fall almost impossible.

Causes of Tooth Filling Fallout

As we mentioned above, there are no negative cases such as filling loss after the Tooth Filling process, which is performed by dentists who are experts in Filling Applications, using filling material suitable for the person in clinical conditions.

Among the most common conditions we encounter in our patients who apply to our clinic due to the problem of Filling Falling;

Cracked Fillings: In fillings used for a long time, cracks may occur due to eating habits or different reasons. Due to these cracks, water and saliva leak into the Filling, which can sometimes cause both pain in the tooth and a falling out of the filling. It is possible to treat these cracks and measures can be taken before the filling falls.
Extruded Fillings: In some cases, the fillings made are not suitable for the tooth and jaw structure and may cause the jaw not to close completely when the filling is made. For this reason, it can apply more pressure to the Dental Filling when the jaw is fully closed. As a result of this pressure, the filled tooth may break and deform over time and the filling may fall.
Fillings with a Wide Surface: Sometimes, because a large part of the tooth is caries, the cavities opened for filling can be made very wide. The tooth holding the filling may break over time due to reasons such as chewing and mouth grinding. As a result of the fracture of the tooth holding the filling, the filling may be displaced.
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Tooth Filling Prices

People may be exposed to tooth loss as a result of problems such as abrasion, cracking, breakage and decay caused by different reasons. In order to eliminate this ailment without causing tooth extraction, the most common question we receive from people who reach our clinic is how much is the Dental Filling Prices in 2023.

It would not be correct to specify a price without examining the person in applications in the field of health. As a result of the examination to be performed by our specialist physician in the field of Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery in our clinic, the treatment process and cost can be clearly stated to the patient.

There are many factors that cause differences in Tooth Filling Prices. Among these situations;

  • General health status of the patient,
  • The person's mouth and teeth structure,
  • The position of the tooth to be filled,
  • Filling material to be used during treatment,
  • Experience of the clinic and dentist who will perform the application,

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If you want the problems experienced in your teeth for different reasons to be resolved without causing tooth loss and your mouth and tooth structure to be aesthetically protected, Call Us Now to have a Dental Filling and to have the natural, beautiful and aesthetic smile you dream of...



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First of all, we would like to clarify this misconception among the public. Dental filling cannot be done at home... Filling Applications are Conservative Dental Treatment methods performed under clinical conditions by dental specialists in this field.

The procedures to be performed under incorrect conditions by people who do not have any competence in the field of Dental Filling will result in tooth loss and serious negative situations that will lead to deterioration of oral and dental health.

The completion time of the dental filling application varies from person to person. The number of fillings needed by the patient and the filling material to be used directly affect the treatment time.

In addition, the type of problem that causes the filling application to be performed on the person's tooth also affects the treatment time. As a result of the examination to be performed by the specialist dentist, the treatment time can be clearly stated to you.

No... Dental fillings made by a specialist dentist using the most suitable material for the person do not fall out. In order for the dental filling to be used for a long time and not to encounter any falling problem, the person should pay attention to oral and dental care.

It would be the right behavior to eat an average of 6 to 8 hours after the dental filling. In addition, avoiding eating hard foods for the first 2 days and even chewing with the other part of the jaw while eating in the first week if the filling was made in a single area in the mouth will ensure that the patient has a dental filling that he/she can use for a long time.

No... Tooth fillings do not prevent people from becoming police officers.

No... There is no negative situation that will disturb the person in terms of odor or aesthetics after tooth filling. On the contrary, dental filling prevents bad breath caused by conditions such as caries.

The lifespan of a dental filling varies depending on the person's care for the mouth - tooth area and the material used during the filling application. There are dental fillings that can be used for an average of 5 years, as well as dental fillings that remain intact for more than 20 years. You can learn the most detailed information about this subject by contacting us through our communication channels.

No... Tooth filling is a conservative treatment technique.

The number of dental filling sessions varies according to the position of the tooth in the mouth and the problem experienced in the tooth. There are Filling Applications that are completed in a single session, as well as Dental Filling treatments that take 2 to 3 sessions.

The price of dental filling application varies from patient to patient. This situation is caused by many factors such as the problem in the person's teeth, the type of filling material to be used during the application and the expertise of the dentist who will perform the procedure.

You can get the most accurate information about Dental Filling Prices by contacting our clinic.