Dental Fillings


Fast, Subtle, and Precise Cavity Repairs

Dealing with a cavity? When tooth decay is caught in its early stages, a small and minimally-invasive white dental filling is all that’s needed to restore your smile and get your dental health back on track.

As a premier cosmetic dentist office, we’re proud to offer modern, health-focused cavity repairs in a calming and patient-driven environment. Gone are the days of unnatural-looking (and potentially harmful) silver mercury fillings. At our dental office, we’ll repair your cavity with a biocompatible white filling that blends seamlessly with the rest of your smile.

Tap into our years of experience to ensure you receive a filling that looks great and is durable to withstand the pressure of biting and chewing for years to come.

Do I Have a Cavity?

Some people are more prone to cavities than others, but even so, nearly 90% of adults will have a cavity at one point or another.

The key to treating a cavity is early detection, so keep an eye out for common signals like…

  • Fits by touching
  • Pain when chewing
  • Tooth sensitivity
  • Soreness on one side of your mouth

However, some cavities show no symptoms at all! A dental checkup is the only way to know for sure if you are dealing with tooth decay and need a filling.

Did you know?

An estimated 100 million people have silver (amalgam) Fillings! Silver fillings are bright and noticeable every time you open your mouth, laugh or even speak. Conversely, white fillings are created with a similar color and texture to match your natural teeth and be nearly invisible!


White Composite Fillings

  • Materials: A strong, durable, beautiful and safe quartz-like material
  • Appearance: Natural-looking and nearly invisible
  • Treatment: White fillings are bonded directly to your teeth and require minimal removal of your healthy tooth structure

Mercury Silver Fillings

  • Materials: Contains approximately 50% mercury and is a noticeably different texture than your teeth
  • Appearance: Bright silver filling that stand out
  • Treatment: Requires the drilling and removal of healthy tooth structure

Worried about the health effects a mercury filling may be having on your body? Tired of seeing bright silver fillings every time you open your mouth? We can help remove old silver fillings and replace them with a beautiful and safe composite restoration.

Your health, safety, and happiness are our top priority. You’ll be well taken care of during a silver filling removal with Dr. Phillips. If you would like to learn more about dental fillings or replacing your metal fillings, please contact our dental office to schedule an appointment. You can reach us via our online contact form or by calling (202) 463-2090