Pediatric: Fillings

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If a kid has a cavity in a baby tooth, it often means that bad oral bacteria are eating away at the structure of the tooth and causing decay. To stop the process of decay, a small drill will be used by the dentist to remove the infected area. The hole will then be sealed with filling material. Several different types of fillings can be used by a dentist.

This will depend on the extent of the decay. The dentist will determine the ideal material for the situation of the child. After it has been applied, the filling will help rebuild the tooth structure. This will ensure it can function normally and help