Grand Island Dental Fillings
Bring your smile back to life with comfortable fillings
Call/Text: (308) 382-6660
Book a 60-minute new patient visit
Get exceptional care for all ages
Most insurances accepted
Easy payment options available
Simple solutions for a beautiful smile
Whether you need a filling for a cavity or need to replace an old filling, we’re here to help. Our friendly staff is committed to ensuring that you feel at ease throughout the process.
Exploring your filling options: amalgam and composite
At Jacobs Dental Group, we believe in helping our patients make informed decisions about their dental health. When it comes to dental fillings, there are various options available, each with its own unique benefits. We offer two of the most common types of dental fillings: amalgam and composite.
This type of filling is made of a mix of metals, making this a strong and durable option. Amalgam fillings are often used for back teeth.
Composite fillings are made of a tooth-colored resin material that blends seamlessly with your natural teeth. They’re a popular choice for front teeth or other visible areas, as they provide a natural-looking appearance.
We’ll help you determine which option is best for your individual needs. We use the latest techniques and technology to provide comfortable and long-lasting results, regardless of which type of filling you choose. Trust us to help you make an informed decision about your dental health.
Maintaining a healthy smile: regular checkups and dental fillings
By visiting us regularly, you can ensure that any dental problems are addressed promptly before they worsen and cause more serious issues. We provide comprehensive dental care to help you achieve and maintain a healthy smile.
Dental Fillings FAQs
What are dental fillings?
Dental fillings are materials used to restore teeth that have been damaged by decay or injury.
Do dental fillings cause discomfort?
Before the treatment, we’ll use a numbing agent to relax the area around the affected tooth. You may experience sensitivity or discomfort after the procedure, but this should subside within a few days. Dental fillings are a safe and effective way to restore the function and appearance of your teeth while minimizing irritation.
How long do dental fillings last?
The lifespan of dental fillings depends on several factors, including the type of filling material used, the size of the filling, and the location of the filling in the mouth. On average, composite fillings last about 5-7 years, while amalgam fillings can last up to 10-15 years.
Can I eat and drink normally after getting a filling?
It’s generally safe to eat and drink normally after getting a dental filling, although we recommend avoiding hot or cold foods and drinks for a few hours after the procedure.
Our patients say it best
I have been going to Dr. Jacobs for 30 years. He always makes sure I am comfortable, and his staff is always friendly. I recommend this place for any age!
– Robyn L.
Are you a new patient?
We understand that going to the dentist can cause anxiety for some people. At Jacobs Dental Group, we do everything we can to make sure your dental filling appointments are as comfortable and relaxing as possible. Our modern office and friendly, welcoming team are here to minimize any anxiety you feel and help you achieve your specific smile goals.
Request your first appointment with us today. We’ll review your health history, answer any questions you have, and work together to develop an individualized dental treatment plan that works for you.
Financing and Insurance
We accept most dental insurance plans. We’ll also work with you to discuss payment plans and estimate any out-of-pocket costs. Call (308) 382-6660 to talk to us about financing options.