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Orem, UT 84057

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What are composite fillings?

Composite fillings are an aesthetic type of dental restoration used to repair minor tooth damage. If a tooth has a cavity or is affected by minor fracturing or chipping, Dr. Alexander Larsen may recommend a composite filling. Composite fillings are called such because they are created with composite resin, which is a tooth-colored material that is available in a variety of shades. Our skilled dentist at Gentle Dental Arts will match the color of your dental filling to the natural shade of your teeth for a natural-looking effect.

To place a composite dental filling in Orem, Utah, our dentist will first remove the damaged or decayed portion of the tooth. He will then fill in the tooth with composite resin, carefully shaping and sculpting the resin to fit your tooth. To finish the filling, the resin is hardened by using a special light. Dr. Larsen will ensure that your composite filling fits your bite comfortably.

What are the benefits of composite fillings?

Composite fillings are more natural looking than silver/amalgam fillings. In addition, composite fillings contain no mercury or other potentially harmful components. For more information on the benefits of composite fillings, we invite you to contact us today at 801-788-4922!

Conscious Sedation

We are happy to offer conscious sedation to help you feel more relaxed during your dental visit.

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Sleep Apnea Treatment

Our dentists offer personalized treatment for sleep apnea to help you gain a more restful night’s sleep.

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Digital X-Rays

We are committed to using advanced technology, including digital X-rays, for high-level dental care.

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Same-Day Crowns

At Gentle Dental Arts, you can receive a custom-made dental crown in just one visit to our office!

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Metal-Free Dentistry

We are pleased to provide metal-free dentistry so you can feel confident in your smile and health.

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Intraoral Camera

The intraoral camera is just one of the tools we use to provide you with precise, high-quality dentistry.

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