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George R. Hussey, DDS, FAGDGeorge R. Hussey, DDS, FAGD

General & Cosmetic Dentistry

Plaque bacteria create acids from the sugars we eat, and these acids can eat away at teeth. If you have developed a cavity in your smile, then come see our dentist for a dental filling in Arlington, Washington. We will remove the decayed tissues from the tooth and fill their place with materials that restore structure. Visit the practice of George R. Hussey, DDS, FAGD to see if you need a dental filling.

A dental filling is a restoration used to repair minor to moderate tooth damage. We may recommend a filling if your tooth has been damaged by tooth decay (for example, if your tooth has a cavity), or if your tooth suffers from minor fracturing or chipping. The dental filling is used to restore the tooth to its original structure and function and to return your smile to good health.

The process for placing a filling requires just one comfortable visit to our office. Our dentist will first remove the decayed and damaged portion of your tooth, and then clean the tooth to remove all traces of decay. We then fill the tooth with the filling material and shape it to match your tooth’s shape. Finally, the filling is hardened for a lasting restoration.

If your tooth is decayed or damaged, a dental filling may be a great choice for restoring your oral health and function. We invite you to call or visit us today to learn more about dental fillings and to schedule your next appointment with our team. We look forward to caring for your smile!