Lakewood Dental
Bloomington, IL
(309) 661-2999
Fort Wayne, IN
(260) 399-1333
Lafayette, IN
(765) 807-6666
Anderson, IN
(765) 649-4995
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Fillings are done to remove decay and they replace the affected tooth structure. It’s called a filling because a new material fills the hole that decay left behind. Today, most teeth are treated with bonded tooth-colored composite resin.

Caught early enough, cavities can be treated easily and painlessly. If not treated, decay can lead to tooth pain and/or infection. This can cause a need for root canal treatment or tooth extraction.