A filling replaces and restores tooth structure that has been damaged (often from cavities).
Cavities usually make children nervous, so we try to give your child a relaxed, low-anxiety experience.
First, your child will receive local (or topical) anesthesia that numbs the teeth and gums so that he or she doesn’t feel pain during the procedure. If needed, we also offer nitrous oxide (laughing gas) to help your child stay comfortable.
Then we remove the decay and clean your child’s tooth.
Finally, we give your child a composite filling, and the tooth is good as new!