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Dr Dennis Holly at West River Dental in Bend OregonDr Dennis Holly at West River Dental in Bend Oregon

Hi there, I am Chuck. You may see me at the dentist office here in Bend Oregon. Can you guess what kind of dog I am?Hi there, I am Chuck. You may see me at the dentist office here in Bend Oregon. Can you guess what kind of dog I am?

DID YOU KNOW?

If you don't floss, you miss cleaning 40% of your tooth surfaces.
Fillings

FILLINGS

When it comes to our teeth, our body cannot repair itself as it would a broken leg. When a hole is created in a tooth either by chipping a tooth, a cavity, or tooth decay our body does not have the ability to fill it.

Composite Resin vs Amalgam

Silver or White... Which is Right?

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There are several kinds of fillings which can be used to fill a tooth. The two most common are Amalgam or silver fillings and Composite or tooth-colored fillings. Each type of filling comes with a set of pros and cons and with the help of a skilled, knowledgeable dentist you can choose which option is best for you.

We Choose Mercury-free

Silver or White... Which is Right?

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Today, with advancements in technology and materials, Dr Holly can produce fillings that are not only safe and strong, but also match your natural tooth color. Free from the dangers of mercury, these composite resin fillings are nothing short of amazing!

Mercury-free Dentistry in Bend Oregon

What exactly is a dental filling?

A "filling" is simply the procudure a dentist uses to add material to a damaged tooth to restore it to normal appearance and function. The process typically involves first drilling into the damaged tooth area to reinforce the integrity and health of the restored tooth.