Most people will need a cavity filled at least once in their life. Cavities, also known as dental caries, are quite common, but thankfully, modern dentistry means that your tooth can be saved in spite of decay.
Let’s take a look at the dental filling process and what you might expect if you need dental fillings at our Denver dental office.
Step 1—Numbing the Site
Your dentist will first ensure that you remain comfortable during the filling procedure by using a local anesthetic. A numbing gel is generally used to numb the site where the needle will administer the anesthetic. Once it soaks into the gum, the injection will be administered. Because of ...