Tooth-Colored Fillings in Lighthouse Point, FL

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A dental cavity is a common problem that develops when bacteria erodes your tooth enamel. Previously, cavities were filled with a material called amalgam, which is a mixture of different metals, including mercury or silver. We now know that amalgam fillings do not bond very well with the enamel, and the mercury may be dangerous to your overall health. At Bright Young Smiles in Lighthouse Point, FL, Drs. Catherine and Jared Young offer tooth-colored fillings made with a composite resin to fill and protect cavities. We can also replace old metal fillings with tooth-colored fillings for a more reliable and natural-looking treatment of cavities.

Receiving a tooth-colored filling at Bright Young Smiles is usually a simple treatment. The area surrounding the cavity will be numbed to minimize your discomfort. Stronger forms of sedation can be discussed if you have any anxieties to help keep you relaxed during the procedure. After you're ready, the decayed enamel can be cleared away with a dental drill that we will select based on the location of the cavity in the tooth and the amount of decay. Once the enamel is cleared away and the tooth is disinfected, the area will be replaced with the composite resin and set with a special light. Then, we will polish the filling material so it matches your natural teeth. You should be able to go about your day once the filling is done, but you may have a sensitivity to cold and hot foods and beverages for several days.

Love this place… first time ever going to a dentist and feeling like they really care! STAFF ARE WARM AND FRIENDLY !! I recommended them to all my family and friends! Thank you all at BRIGHT YOUNG SMILES!! 👍

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I honestly have never been so impressed with how smooth everything is ran. From the front desk to the doctors. Everyone is so friendly and whatever procedure is completed it is done with care as well as excellence!

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I was recommended by someone I knew to come here. They did not disappoint, the office is clean & beautiful. Everyone was so nice and professional. Hands down best dentist office I’ve been to.

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Bright Youg Smiles is the best run dentist office. I wish all of my doctors practices had this kind of communication, dilligence and follow up. The dentists and assistants are very knowledgeable and kind. Highly recommended!

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I love this practice ! The staff is so friendly and professional and the office is beautiful ! The dentists and hygienists are the BEST !

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Cavities may start as a normal issue, but it is crucial to have them treated before they develop into a more expensive problem. At Bright Young Smiles, cavities can be corrected with dental fillings. We match the shade of your teeth so you can have a healthy, attractive smile. If you suspect you have a cavity, contact our Lighthouse Point, FL office to schedule a dental exam.

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