We know that you want to enjoy a smile that's healthy and beautiful. At the Plainfield dental office of Lance K. Skinkys, DDS, our goal is to combine restorative dental treatments with esthetics to deliver health-enhancing results that are effective and cosmetically attractive.
Conservative Treatment, Healthy Teeth
Whenever possible, we believe in using a conservative approach to dentistry. Tooth-colored composites are an excellent choice for filling a tooth and correcting minor cosmetic problems without damaging your natural tooth.
In recent years, dental materials and technology have improved significantly. Composite fillings are a perfect example of an updated dental material that allows us to improve the health of your teeth while enhancing your appearance.
The term “composite” refers to a material like plastic or resin, which is bonded to an existing tooth either as a filling or cosmetic repair. Composite dental fillings strengthen teeth by creating a sound tooth structure. Dr. Skinkys’ training and experience help him to create stunning smiles with composite fillings and dental bonding.
Basic services like fillings are the foundation for maintaining excellent oral health. It’s important to stay current with regular exams and cleanings because we can monitor your oral health and find cavities long before they become a problem. Dr. Skinkys has helped restore many of our patients’ smiles, and we are constantly mastering the latest dental techniques and technologies.
Benefits of Tooth-Colored Fillings
An advantage of using tooth-colored fillings instead of another restoration like dental crowns is that fillings help to preserve the natural shape and form of your healthy tooth structure. Tooth-colored composites can also be shaded to match your own tooth color and allow light to reflect evenly, creating a more natural smile.
Since tooth-colored fillings look so natural, they can also be used to correct a variety of problems besides filling a tooth. Using composite fillings, Dr. Skinkys can:
- Repair chipped, broken, or cracked teeth
- Create fillings that blend seamlessly with your teeth
- Fill gaps and uneven spaces between your teeth
- Improve the shape of irregular teeth
- Conceal severely stained teeth
We Respect Your Needs
Having a filling placed is usually not a very complicated process, but your comfort is important to us, and we want you to feel confident about your treatment. We take the extra time to get to know and understand your needs because that’s the way we can provide the best all-around dental care.
At our Billings dental office, we treat you with the same respect and attention that we would expect for ourselves. We don’t keep you waiting for appointments because we know that your time is as valuable as ours.
We are providers for Cigna and Delta Premier, and we file most insurance claims. Working your way through the details of dental insurance can be challenging. You can be confident that we’ll work with you to determine how your benefits apply to services like fillings.
Please contact our Plainfield dental office to schedule your next cleaning and exam. Our team is ready to welcome you and help restore your smile to its natural, healthy beauty.