Dental Filling in Singapore | Dentist in Singapore

Do you know what are the options available for a damaged tooth apart from just extracting it? Well, the answer is yes, ‘Dental Filling’. Dental Filling is a great alternative to extraction which can prevent your teeth from further damage. In other words, it is a kind of restoring ruined tooth to a great extent. While not all the damaged tooth can be treated with Dental Filling, less severe cases like the damage due to a tooth decay or minor tooth fractures etc.,

When you visit our Dental Clinics in Singapore with a damaged tooth, what we look for primarily is, the best possible solution with minimal treatment procedures. Sometimes, your dental condition may require any alternate treatments to achieve desired results. That’s only going to be decided by our experienced Dentists in Singapore. However, if you are treated with dental fillings, here is what you may expect immediately after the treatment.

Improved Texture: The composite material consists of improved texture, making it easier for a dentist to work on it. This allows the dentist to shape the filling to a desired shape so that you do not have issues in biting.

Natural Looking: Many has an assumption that the dental procedures can make the teeth look worse or discolored. But that’s not true in most of the cases unless you opt for a strange tooth color or different material like gold of silver. With Dental fillings, your teeth are likely to appear more white/natural than your other teeth.

Strength: Your restored tooth is likely to get more strong after the procedure as the the composite filling is able to restore the strength of the tooth.  You can, in fact use your teeth without fear of breaking or cracking unless your dentist advise you against it.

Stop Progress of decay: This is one of the best think happens to your decayed / cracked/ ruined tooth. Once the filling is done, you can manage the tooth naturally for several years without damaging it further. In this way, you can avoid (sometimes permanently) going for implants or extractions.

If you are in search of a Dentist in Singapore, feel free to book an appointment at Nam Fung Dental Surgery clinic at any our branches. You may contact us now to make an appointment; one of our friendly staff shall attend your call to assist in scheduling your visit.

Why do you need regular dental checkups? Dentist in Singapore advise

Healthy teeth and sparkling smile can do wonders for your self-esteem and is indeed a valuable social asset. Having treated thousands of patients across our dental clinics in Singapore, we know that fixing cavities and maintaining healthy teeth and gums can also improve your health in multiple ways.

Stop anxiety, see your dentist in Singapore today: Almost Everybody has to visit the dentist at point of time in their lives whether its for a regular visit or with a dental issue. Most of us have time  to think about what the dentist is going to do. And more importantly, is it going to hurt? We often observe such anxiety of being hurt due to dental procedures among the patients who visit our Dentists in Singapore. There are also cases we’ve come across who ignore a visit to dentists till the problem become worse.

Hence, it is indeed essential to learn why should you visit your dentist on a regular basis and what happens if you ignore this important factor. Let’s observe why is it important to schedule your regular visits to dental clinics.

Dentist will check for Cavities: According to a research, one in five people in America have untreated cavities. Your dentist will also be able to identify potential early cavities such as white spot lesions etc., All cavities can however be prevented or fixed with regular check ups and restorative treatment.

Prevention of severe diseases: Issues like early cavities, chips or cracks and issues that ‘appear to be minor’ can sometimes result in severe diseases such as oral cancers and other significant oral health issues. A dentist can identify such issues and take preventive measures to minimize the risk.

Dentists in Singapore and world advise their patients for a regular visit even if you do not have any symptoms because, prevention is better than cure. While we are always here to help you treat the dental problems, we still wish you prevent diseases and stay healthy, which gives us more professional satisfaction.

Gum Diseases and Chronic Illness: As per various studies conducted by  organizations like American Dental Association, patients with gum disease increased their chances of chronic illness by 40%.

Dental problems in Diabetic patients:  There is also a strong correlation between diabetes and periodontitis. Uncontrolled blood sugar levels can also make you more prone to developing mouth infections. Studies suggests that females with osteoporosis were more prone to periodontitis, , meaning that healthier gums equates stronger bones. It’s therefore essential to ensure gum health with and a dental visit every six month in such cases adds much value.

Dental Extraction? Not always!: It’s a general opinion that a dentists job is mostly dental extraction. No, dental extraction will always be based on specific condition, not always. If there’s nothing your dentist can do to save the tooth, he or she may simply extract your tooth.

However, if the appearance of unsightly amalgam fillings is bothersome to you and affecting your self confidence negatively, you could also speak to your dentist about replacing those with white porcelain fillings during your dental visit.

If you have any questions about the procedures involved in preventive dentistry, regular dental checkups or would like to book an appointment with our Dentists in Singapore – please call us any time & one of our friendly staff would be glad to help.