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Restorations / Tooth Fillings

What Are Dental Restorations?

Restorations / Tooth Fillings

What Are Dental Restorations?

Restorations are the answer when the whole tooth or parts of it have been extracted to stop further decay. The preparatory
process for a tooth fillings in Dubai, is wholly dependent on the kind of restoration that needs to be done. We recommend that you brush and floss your teeth well before the procedure. A routine dental clean-up needs to be scheduled to check for cavities which need to be filled. If you have been informed that you need dentures, the dentists will measure the mouth to create models of your jaw.

At Dr. Paul’s, we focus on providing our patients in Dubai with high-quality tooth filling dental service and restorative dental care. Our dentist in Dubai, are specialized in dental implant surgery, porcelain crowns, tooth caps, and many other restorative dental treatments. Done in the comfort and convenience of our state-of-the clinic, you can get back to your daily life wearing your best smile.

Options Available for Restorations/Tooth Filling

Restorations / Tooth Fillings

Options Available for Restorations/Tooth Filling

Restorative dentistry is often referred to as prosthodontic dentistry. Whether your dental professional uses the term “restorative dentistry” or “prosthodontic dentistry,” the goal is to At Dr. Paul, our primary goal is to preserve your natural teeth as much as possible. Our dentists assess your tooth condition before deciding on the tooth filling strategy to adopt.

The options we offer are:


Composite fillings: These natural-looking fillings are tooth coloured fillings and are made of powdered glass and acrylic resin. It can also be used to fix cracked or broken, stained or worn down teeth.

Amalgam fillings: Used to restore decayed, cracked, or fractured teeth, Amalgam fillings are not as expensive as composite fillings but are just as strong and durable with bacteriostatic properties.

Glass ionomer fillings: Made with silicate glass powder and polyalkenoic acid (an ionomer), they are used as fillings for the front teeth, roots, and the neck of teeth.

Crowns: These tooth-shaped caps are placed over a tooth to restore its shape and size, strength, appearance, to keep a bridge in its place, or to cover a dental implant in Dubai.

Inlays & Onlays: Made out of porcelain, onlays, and inlays preserve the teeth’ structure and are durable and resilient. Inlays and onlays are utilised when the old tooth fillings have to be removed or replaced. They can also be used in the case of minor cracks or fractures to the teeth.


Patient Stories


  • When should I contact my dentist?

    You should get in touch with your dentist immediately if you feel that there is an issue with your dental restoration. Don’t waste any time if you spot a crack in your tooth filling or if you find that your dentures are uncomfortable to wear. Book an appointment right away. You should also visit your dentist for your routine dental clean-ups.

  • How should I care for my tooth fillings?

    Your dentures need as much attention as your natural teeth. You will need to care for them just as you care for your natural teeth by brushing them on a daily basis. Rinse your denture thoroughly after you remove them, follow it up by brushing them with a soft toothbrush to clean them. You also need to practice good oral hygiene habits by brushing your teeth both in the morning and before you go to bed. Do not miss your dental regular clean-up appointments. Most importantly, it’s not just your teeth that need looking after but your gums, tongue and cheek, and the roof of your mouth as well.

  • What is the recovery time?

    The recovery time for dental restorative processes generally very quick. You might experience slight sensitivity for the first 24 hours after the procedire. You should consume only soft food during this time. It might take some time to adjust to your new dentures.

  • What are the risks or complications of dental restorations?

    Restorative procedures do not have too many risks or complications associated with it. You are likely to experience sensitivity and a general sense of discomfort after the resotroration procedure. The chances of allergic reactions to the metal crowns or an infection is extremely rare. Howverm, dental crowns can get chipped or loosened and temporary crowns can even fall off. Permanent crowns will not dislodge once it has been installed. If you have deep cavities, do not run the risk of root canal treatment or even tooth extractions. Get your appointment fixed today to get your cavities filled at the earliest possible.

  • What are the benefits of dental restorations?

    Tooth fillings help in improving your speech impediment and also restore your chewing abilities. They will also give you a new and improved smile and help you keep teeth in good condition.

  • What should I expect after the procedure?

    Following a dental restoration, we suggest that you eat only cold and soft foods. If you think that you can tolerate heat, you can try haing some warm soup. We recommend that you continue brushing and flossing your teeth daily. While flossing your teeth, please ensure that you pull the floss only in one direction so as not to dislodge the temporary restoration.

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