Fillings Providing Families with Dental Excellence

Fillings in Gilroy

Repairing Decayed & Damaged Teeth

Fillings are used to repair cavities, cracks, and broken teeth. @My Gilroy Dentist - Amy N. Tran, D.D.S., we offer several options for dental fillings in Gilroy to provide the right treatment for every patient. Our patients receive the highest quality care that is customized to their needs.

Our staff speaks English, Spanish, and Vietnamese to communicate effectively with our patients.

If you need a filling, contact us at (408) 317-7300 to set up an appointment.

Types of Fillings

The most common reason for dental fillings is to fill a cavity. However, there are other reasons that fillings can be used, such as to repair a cracked, chipped, broken, or misshapen tooth. We use tooth-colored, or "composite" fillings.

The Advantages & Versatility of Tooth Colored Fillings

Tooth-colored composite fillings have been growing in popularity in recent years due to a number of reasons.

Composite fillings can be used for repairing teeth damaged by:

  • Tooth decay
  • Chipped teeth
  • Worn teeth
  • Cracks
  • Broken teeth
  • Closing spaces between teeth

Since composite fillings are tooth colored, the color of your filling material can be matched to the color of your teeth. This is especially useful for repairs that are needed to the teeth that can be seen when you smile. It is important to note that tooth colored fillings do not respond to teeth whitening, so you may want to have your teeth whitened prior to restoring your teeth with composite fillings.

The Procedure for Filling Cavities

The procedure for dental fillings usually begins with numbering the area around the tooth that needs the filling. The affected portion of the tooth is removed, and the inside of the tooth is cleaned of all bacteria and debris. The filling material is placed and then polished to help it look and feel smooth and natural.

If you have a tooth that requires a filling, call (408) 317-7300 to discuss your options.

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Patient Testimonials
  • Incredibly Knowledgeable & Personable

    “Dr. Tran is awesome! I would have to say the visit here has been the best dental visit I've been to. Dr. Tran is incredibly knowledgeable and personable and her staff are friendly and positive.”

    - Lisa L.
  • Friendly, Caring & Great Work

    “Dr. Amy and her staff are awesome! Everyone is friendly, caring, and they do great work. I had put off getting a few teeth fixed but had such a good experience my first visit that I scheduled the additional work right away.”

    - John W.
  • Very happy with my Visit

    “Got my tooth cavity filled today. Very happy with my visit. Friendly office staff. Dr Tran took time to explain the procedure for me. I would recommend my friends and family members to come here.”

    - Bao N.
  • Perfectionist with her Work

    “Dr. Tran and her staff are extremely thorough, friendly, and put you at ease from the first minute you walk in the door. She is a perfectionist with her work and puts the patient first always! Highly recommend.”

    - Ed S.
  • Above & Beyond to Ensure my Comfort

    “Amazing! Went above and beyond to ensure my comfort. I am very nervous about dental treatment due to bad experiences. Dr. Tran got to the point and did not make me feel overwhelmed with all that needed to be done.”

    - Amie A.
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