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Oral Care Guide For Teens - Oral Treatments - Filling - Purpose

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Purpose
 
  • To restore the anatomy and function of the tooth
    Photograph of the appearance of a decayed tooth before a filling is placed.
    Before filling
    Photograph of the appearance of a decayed tooth after  a filling is placed.
    After filling
  • To preserve the tooth and prevent complications
  • To control pain
  • To prevent early loss of deciduous teeth that may result in alignment problem in the permanent teeth
    Animation showing early shedding of deciduous teeth resulting in poor alignment of their permanent successors.
 
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