(603) 778-8407 9 Hampton Rd, Unit 3, Exeter NH

Dental Fillings

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What are Dental Fillings?

Dental fillings are a common dental procedure performed to restore strength, appearance, and function to a tooth that has been weakened due to dental decay. Fillings are used to stop decay in its earliest stages to prevent further tooth destruction. Getting a filling is a quick and easy procedure that can prevent the need for more extensive dental treatment.

Dental Fillings We Offer

Composite Fillings

Composite Fillings

Composite tooth fillings are performed with a natural material that can be placed in any tooth. Composite materials have been engineered to provide the strength necessary to withstand chewing forces while also maintaining the look and feel of your natural teeth. Our dentists use a composite filling restorative material that contains 30-50% less resin than many other composite brands. This composite material tests high for biocompatibility among patients and does not contain any Bisphenol A or B (BPA/BPB).

Ceramic Restorations

Ceramic Restorations

Porcelain restorations are optimal to repair teeth that have sustained significant loss of tooth structure because of the inherent strength and longevity of the materials. Porcelain restorations are dramatically less affected by factors that influence the longevity of both amalgams and composite fillings such as restorative technique, filling size, your body chemistry, and your nutritional intake. Porcelain restorations (inlays, onlays, and crowns) have been known to easily last 12-15 years or longer.

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Fillings are the safest, quickest, and easiest way to ensure that your smile isn’t compromised by future decay. And if you’re trying to correct the damage that’s already been done, restorations can return your smile to its naturally perfect state. To learn more about either procedure, schedule an initial appointment now!

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Advantages of Non-BPA Fillings

Our doctors proudly use VOCO and other brands similar to VOCO that are non-BPA filling materials. Any dental material made with BisGMA may contain trace amounts of the toxic compound Bisphenol A. VOCO brand restorative materials contain 30-50% less resin than many other composite brands, reducing the potential presence of trace amounts of bisphenols. VOCO does not add Bisphenol A or B to its composites. Because less resin is present in its products, VOCO tests high for biocompatibility (Clifford Labs: ccrlab.com), and Scientific Health Solutions classifies VOCO products in the “Least Reactive Components” category for dental restorative materials. Our doctors use VOCO and other brands similar to VOCO that are non-BPA filling materials.

High-Quality Ceramic Restorations

We offer both in-office CAD/CAM porcelain restorations as well as lab-processed porcelain restorations. We want the best outcome for all our patients and we work with them to find exactly which option is most appropriate for their goals and lifestyles. We use state-of-the-art dental CAD/CAM imaging and porcelain milling technology to fabricate top-quality porcelain restorations in our office, while you wait. When an outside laboratory is necessary, we work with the highest quality dental labs for our porcelain restorations. The procedure involves two appointments wherein we maximize your time in our chair by offering other procedures appropriate for your treatment plan.

Meet Dr. Anne Filler

Dr. Anne Filler is a dentist in Exeter, NH who has built a reputation based on uncompromising clinical excellence and an attention to detail. With an emphasis on dental cosmetics, restorative reconstruction, and facial pain treatment, our practice at Filler Family Dentistry combines science, technology, and artistry to ensure the best dental care for our patients.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Fillings

How Do I Know if I Need a Dental Filling?

If you experience tooth sensitivity, pain when biting, visible holes or dark spots on your teeth, or if your dentist identifies signs of decay during an examination, you may need a dental filling.

Is the Dental Filling Procedure Painful?

No, getting a dental filling is typically not painful. Local anesthesia is used to numb the area, ensuring a comfortable experience during the procedure. You may feel some pressure, but the process is generally painless.

Can I Eat and Drink Normally After Getting a Dental Filling?

Yes, you can eat and drink normally after getting a dental filling. However, it’s advisable to avoid consuming extremely hot or cold substances immediately after the procedure, as your mouth may still be numb.

Can Dental Fillings Stain or Change Color Over Time?

Composite fillings can be prone to staining from coffee, tea, or smoking. Regular cleaning by your dentist can help maintain their appearance and prevent significant discoloration.

Do Dental Fillings Need to Be Replaced?

Dental fillings should last for many years. All fillings, however, eventually need to be replaced. A filling may chip, crack, or start to wear away with continued chewing and biting over time, allowing bacteria to penetrate the tiny crevices between the filling and the tooth. If you detect any fillings that seem to be worn or fractured, or if you feel any sensitivity or pain near a filling, let your dentist know. Because filling issues are typically detectable in the early stages of wear or deterioration, regular dental exams are crucial.

What Our Patients Say

"What an amazing team! Friendly staff, smart knowledgeable. I felt like i was at home, I wasn't treated as a number. I will be staying with this team a long time."

Jack White

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"This place is always wonderful every visit, nice atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff, and informative of anything you want to know about your teeth."

Aidan Roberts

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"I have had a lot of work done over the past few years at Filler Family Dentistry including cleanings and crowns. Dr. Ann Filler, her dental hygienists, and professional staff all do excellent work and greet you with warmth. I highly recommend them."

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"I have a slight anxiety, especially when it comes to Dentist. Dr. Filler and the crew made everything relaxing. The feeling of comfort and reassurance that you are in good hands, is nothing short of Amazing. They are truly a Dentistry that sets the bar of excellence."

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"Love the team here! Kati always makes me feel like I'm visiting a friend instead of having my teeth cleaned. And Dr. Filler is very intelligent, shes great at explaining things to me. I know I am getting the best care here. I reccomend them to everyone!"

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"Dr Filler has done a great job updating the interior of her Exeter, NH office. I always have a wonderful experience at Filler Family Dentistry. The dentists, dental hygienists and office staff have a natural engaging way that makes you feel at home. My husband, son and I are all patients and highly recommend Filler Family Dentistry."

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Special Offer For New Patients

New patients can get the care they need—right away! All new patients simply need to fill out the appropriate forms and pay a one-time activation fee to start receiving specialized treatment through our Denvantage savings plan, with no processing or approval time needed. Your Denvantage plan will cover preventive and maintenance care and provide a flat discount on all other procedures. At Filler Family Dentistry, new patients only pay for the care they require, with no premiums or other hidden fees that are common with other insurance plans. Sign up today to save money on crucial dental care!

No Insurance — No Problem

No one should be denied treatment because of their insurance, and with the Denvantage treatment plan, you never will be! The Denvantage plan was developed by dentists to help their patients find the best care for their unique oral health requirements. Unlike dental insurance, which dictates the type of care that a person can receive based on the LEAT (Lease Expensive Alternative Treatment) principle, Denvatage is an all-inclusive payment plan more akin to a membership fee structure than traditional insurance. This means that you and your family can get the care you need for a simple, easily-understood price regardless of your insurance status.

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With some of the most experienced and highly educated dental professionals in Exeter, we’re ready to help you take control of your oral health. Schedule an appointment with us today to see the Filler Family difference! We understand everyone is busy and schedules are tight! The best way to schedule your appointment as soon as possible is to fill out the form or give us a call now!