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Dental Fillings Irvine CA Cavities are one of the most common dental issues across the world. While the best treatment for decay is prevention, if decay has progressed to a point where a cavity has occurred, Dr. David Son can help. He is a board-certified dentist with years of experience, and he specializes in placing fillings for patients living in or near Irvine, CA.

Dr. Son uses a durable, tooth-colored material instead of the once-traditional metal fillings (which contain mercury). Not only does Dr. Son not place amalgam fillings, but he also specializes in the removal of fillings containing mercury, and he can replace old, potentially toxic materials with safe, aesthetically pleasing, state-of-the-art composite resin materials.

These composite resin materials are an increasingly popular option. In addition to being mercury-free, they are:
  • Practically invisible to the naked eye.
  • BPA-free
  • Stain-resistant and durable
  • Less susceptible to cracking or chipping than metal fillings
  • Less conductive, and gentle to surrounding teeth

What to Expect from a Filling

A dental filling is an easy, affordable, and gentle procedure, during which you should feel no discomfort. Dr. Son has years of experience placing fillings for patients with a variety of symptoms. He will talk you through any concerns you may have before beginning treatment.

If you need a filling, Dr. Son will begin by numbing the area being treated so you will feel no discomfort. He will then use a special dental drill to remove any decay. He will shape the tooth and prepare it to be filled. Using a malleable composite filling material, he will begin to restore the tooth, shaping the material so it blends in naturally with your surrounding teeth. He will then use a special blue light to cure it. Afterward, he will make any finishing touches necessary before you are ready to return to normal life.

If you are interested in learning more about the removal of amalgam fillings, or the use of composite fillings in their place, make an appointment for a consultation with Dr. Son today. You can contact his office at (949) 565-4929.

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Dr. David Son

Dr. David Son - Doctor of Dental Surgery

Dr. David Son brings a wealth of experience gained over two decades as a top biological dentist to our practice in Irvine, CA. He is recognized as an exceptional dentist due to his expertise and qualifications, among which is training in biological dentistry from Swiss Biohealth Clinic in Switzerland: Dr. Son is one of the few dentists in California to have been trained at this prestigious biological dentistry institute. His expertise benefits patients who are seeking advanced biological dental treatments from a dentist dedicated to excellence.