Adhesive Restoration (Replacing silver fillings with white fillings)
Tooth-coloured fillings were created as an alternative to traditional metal dental fillings. Tooth fillings coloured to look like a natural tooth are known as Composite Resin Dental Fillings and are made of a plastic dental resin combined with porcelain and glass particles. These types of fillings are, durable and are way more natural looking than amalgam fillings.
If you have a cavity in a tooth or broken fillings or if your teeth are full of mercury fillings, or amalgam fillings you may want to ask your dentist about changing to tooth-coloured fillings. Mercury fillings or amalgam fillings can easily be removed and replaced with far more attractive coloured fillings. Research shows that composite fillings actually strengthen your tooth and further protect it from decay.
Tooth-coloured fillings are a safer and more attractive alternative to older silver amalgam fillings. By precisely matching tooth-coloured composite fillings with the natural colour of your teeth, a skilled cosmetic dentist is able to provide you with white fillings that are virtually invisible. The removal of amalgam fillings can provide patients with white fillings that provide a more pleasing, silver-free smile.
How do I get my silver fillings replaced with white fillings in Thailand?
Click here to get a quote. Once this is completed, we will discuss your options with our dentists. Sometimes it’s a simple case of swapping the silver fillings for the white but in some cases the fillings are too large and occasionally a crown is required.
Fillings start at as little as $30 NZD.
Our dentists request OPG x-rays and if you don’t have a family friendly dentist, don’t worry, we have a fantastic dental clinic we can refer you to. They send your x-rays and notes directly to us. Photos are handy too and we will send you photo instructions when you contact us.
We organise travel and transfers. The day after you arrive in Thailand you will have your first appointment with the dentist It is far easier to stay in one of our recommended hotels which are dotted near the dental clinics.
You will be given an idea of how long you will be expected to stay in Thailand but most of the time with the help of our dental clinic here assisting us with preparation work, your stay would be no longer than 14 to 21 days and in most cases less time is required.
Most cases of Adhesive Restoration (replacing silver fillings) can be achieved in 3 to 5 days.
FAQs about Breast Augmentation
How does it work?
It’s as simple as telling us what procedure you’d like and when you’d like it.. and we’ll organise your flights, accommodation, transfers and surgery. Contact us today to enquire about Breast Augmentation.
How long does the surgery take?
It can take between one and a half to two hours and is completed under a general anaesthetic.
Is the recovery painful?
As with any major surgery, there will be times it hurts a little afterwards but our clients say the pain is more than worth it when they see the results.
How long before I can wear a normal bra again?
You must wear the bra provided by the hospital for no less than 4 weeks but normally no more than 6 weeks max.
“Thank you so much for the recommendation for the dentist in Phuket. The Sea Smile team were great and I was very impressed with the level of work performed to replace my 5 major filings. It does look so much better now and at quarter of what I would pay in NZ for the same work.”
Monica traveled with Medi-Cation in October 2015 to have her major fillings replaced with white fillings.
*Comparison prices taken from NZ Institute of Plastic Surgery website. Prices from our JCI hospital are based on standard cases. Conversions as of 1st December 2017, rate NZD $1 = 23 THB.