Restore Your Tooth Look !

Are you having trouble with cavities, chipped, broken, and worn teeth? You have come to the right place. We offer a great solution to your problem in the white dental filling. At Longview Family and Emergency Dental we use top quality materials to ensure that your new fillings will last. Read on to find out more about how we can help restore your teeth to perfection.

 

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  • 5 star review  This place is amazing! Worked with me with everything!! Will be coming back in the future for sure and recommending to anyone and everyone. 😀

    thumb Caty Boone
    8/24/2020

    5 star review  Wow Dr.Adam and Alma did a wonderful job. THE DENTIST was the best ever, he really cared and explained and answered every little question I had. He took care of things I've neglected for years due to price but with my insurance and him not price gouging the procedures I was able to have 2 wisdom teeth pulled,root canal,and filling and a deep cleaning. He truley cares and its quality work! 👍👍

    thumb Tamara Schickel
    7/31/2020

    5 star review  Went in for a toothache and extraction and loved the service. The doctor and staff were amazing and went over with me on everything. I get super nervous visiting the dentist to the point of having a panic attack luckily I had my sister by my side but the staff made me feel at ease!! Satisfied customer here and will definitely be returning back to them 🙂🙂

    thumb Manuela Muniz
    2/04/2021
  • 5 star review  I highly recommend this place they are the best! Dr. Adam, Alma, and Andrea were very nice, friendly, and helpful. I was really nervous when I got there but they made me feel comfortable and took very good care of me. Thank you Dr. Adam and staff.

    thumb Elisa Romero
    6/10/2020

    5 star review  Dr. Adam and his staff are amazing. He always takes his time to explain all available options not just the most expensive. His staff is always friendly, and his prices are very reasonable No matter how many questions I ask. Emily is amazing!

    thumb Terrye Nix
    3/31/2021

    5 star review  Greeted energetically by receptionist as you walk in. Dr. Zaher and staff explain everything in a way that's easy to understand. All procedures are discussed with multiple options so you can decide what you are comfortable with having done. Will definitely be going back for any work I need done.

    thumb Patricia Garza
    8/08/2020
  • 5 star review  Dr. Adam and his staff are amazing. I was in severe pain, they went above and beyond to make sure I was comfortable. I highly recommend his office! The pricing was amazing too!

    thumb Jaclyn Lively
    5/15/2020

    5 star review  Everyone was really nice and understanding! I would definitely recommend this place to ANYONE! Andrea , Alma , and Zaher were all very very nice! This is definitely a 5 star place.

    thumb N.U.R
    7/31/2020

    5 star review  Very friendly staff. I had a filling break loose and they got me right in. Highly recommend them to anyone.

    thumb A Google User
    9/11/2020
  • 5 star review  Very nice business . Everyone is professional and very nice. My procedure went well . And the Dentist and staff are very knowledgeable and helpful . I would definitely recommend the for all your dental needs. Thank Longview Family Dentist .

    thumb Deedra Kelley
    6/25/2020

    5 star review  My mouth ways killing me. I am so thankful that Longview Family and Emergency Dental Care was open. Dr. Adam was super nice. He helped me out with my tooth pain. He was extremely professional.

    thumb A Google User
    9/07/2020

    5 star review  I came in on a Saturday in a ridiculous amount of pain after searching far and wide for an open dentist office. The receptionist/assistant was an extremely kind, funny, sweet girl who instantly made me feel at ease. She’s prompt, knowledgeable, and super easy to talk to! The dentist was just as wonderful! He understood that I was a little nervous and did his absolute best (and succeeded) to talk me through everything. He answered all of my dumb questions very attentively and with a smile. I’ve finally found a dentist that I actually like! The office is an hour drive away from where I live, but the quality care and kindness more than makes up for the long drive! Thank you so much, Dr. Adam! I’m forever grateful to you for being open on a Saturday!

    thumb Jess Johns
    3/22/2020
  • 5 star review  I am terrified every time I step foot in a dentist office. I have gone to the same dentist for years. I had an emergency and needed to be seen. I called this office and they had me scheduled for the SAME day. I told Andrea how nervous I was and she calmed me over the phone. When I arrived I almost immediately went into the patient room. I told Dr. Zaher how my regular dentist does things and told him how scared I was to try someone new. He assured me I was in good hands. I trusted him. He did exactly how my normal dentist did and went above and beyond with my treatment and care! He made me feel as comfortable as possible and I felt no pain! His staff was friendly and checked on me regularly. I would highly recommend this facility! They made me feel like welcomed and comfortable with their exceptional hospitality!

    thumb Heather Presley
    3/29/2020

    5 star review  The best dentist office I’ve gone to! I had a tooth emergency on a Sunday and they were able to get me in same day and right away! Their hours are awesome and truly cater to patients with their late hours and being open on weekends. Dr. Adam Zaher and his assistant were all around exceptional; very informative on care, pricing, and answering any questions I had. It was very reassuring to see how caring everyone is! His assistant even asked if I wanted a beverage, which I did. Lol. She was very professional, friendly, and easy to talk to. I've never felt more comfortable in a dentist offices atmosphere than this place! I recommend this place so much, my whole family has even made appointments!

    thumb Mercuri Flores
    10/01/2020

    5 star review  I hate going to the dentist but this was the best experience I have had by far. The front desk staff was pleasant. Kiera assisted on the whole way through and was great to work with along with the other staff. Dr. Adam was professional, funny and made the whole process comfortable. I had an extraction and he was done before I could even think about it lol. 10/10 would recommend. This will be my dentist going forward!

    thumb Tone Sosa
    5/23/2020
  • 5 star review  I got my wisdom tooth pulled 2 weeks ago, anyone that has ever known me knows I’m absolutely afraid of dentist always have been. I came in scared for my life, but Dr. Adam and both of his helpers talked me through every step on how it was going to feel during and after the procedure, I can honestly say that this has got to be 1 of the scariest but the most calming and easiest visits I’ve ever had in a dentist office. “My favorite Dentist” 🤗

    thumb Erica Mondragon
    3/18/2021

    5 star review  got me in as soon as I called and they had the sweetest staff. loved me visit here

    thumb Elizabeth Coti
    9/20/2020

    5 star review  Super amazing!! Went at 8pm for severe pain in one of my upper right molars. They gave me the options, explained each one, and I had a quick and painless extraction. Definitely would recommend them to anyone. The dentist is nice and friendly and the staff were all really sweet as well 🙂

    thumb Laci Augustine
    11/21/2020
  • 5 star review  I came in as a new patient and it was way more than Id expected. The office was a welcoming environment. The staff were very friendly and make you comfortable in everything they do. Dr. Zaher is amazing. He always does a great job explaining the process before starting. I finally found a great place to go for my dental work. Highly recommended to anyone looking for a great place who provides so many dental services. You wont regret it!!

    thumb Larry Jackson
    12/18/2020

    5 star review  Dr. Zaher and his staff are great! From my first contact with them, I felt they truly cared about my problem. They got me in promptly and I knew in that first visit what needed to be done. They're professional in every way and I highly recommend them. Do not hesitate if you need dental services. They'll take the very best care of you. Thank you, Dr. Zaher and support staff.

    thumb Pam Faves Minton
    7/21/2020

    5 star review  Extremely friendly and understanding. I was in an unbearable amount of pain and they were very accepting to helping me in my time of need! I’m not in the best financial situation as well, and they made sure I got the work done I absolutely needed and were willing to work with me! I had no problem with scheduling my appointment that day with hardly any notice, finding the office (with hardly any wait once I got there,) them listening and examining to pin point the problem, getting the right pain meds, or getting back in touch after my visit. By far one of the best places to go to. The dental assistant needs a raise! She held my hand when I was in pain and talked me through everything as well as the Doctor himself. I got two molars and one wisdom out at the same time & my healing process has been one of the best by far for any dental work I’ve gotten done. Definitely recommend!!!

    thumb Sinjun Perry
    3/17/2020
  • 5 star review  Dr. Adam and staff were great! Saw me on a Sunday for bad tooth pain and fixed me up. Would recommend to everybody.

    thumb Lacy
    8/30/2020

    5 star review  I was referred to Dr.Zaher by a friend, I had a major tooth emergency and he was able to see me same day to help with my emergency! His hours are amazing if you are needing dental care on the weekend/ emergency care. He is very very up front with care and pricing! His information about his dental care plan is straight forward! He was able to verify my crazy insurance over all great service!

    thumb April Hatten
    8/09/2020

    5 star review  So, I'm a single mother who works business hours and it's nearly impossible for me to get an appointment anywhere for my daughter without taking off work. I finally found this office and they are open SUCH unexpected and convenient hours. I was able to get an appointment for my daughter and not miss work. They were kind and helpful with my daughter, who is not a fan of doctors in general. She left skipping out of the office and that NEVER happens. These people are great! These people have my business in the future, that's for sure.

    thumb Chelsea Alexandra
    10/17/2020
  • 5 star review  Amazing dentist! Very attentive, and professional. Fixed a very deep cavity, and my tooth no longer hurts. I highly recommend.

    thumb Linda Camacho
    1/14/2020

    5 star review  Had to go in on a Sunday. Very friendly staff. The best dentist ever 😁. I am so happy with the experience, I would recommend him to everyone. A very nice guy.

    thumb Tim Lang
    9/20/2020

    5 star review  Finally got around to giving this review I promised. I've had more bad experiences with dentists in the past that left my with a sour taste in my mouth.. pun intended. But Dr. Adam and his amazing staff have given me the opportunity to go without the accompanying dread. Pleasant atmosphere, prompt service, personable people, and services explained in details not numbers and $$$. Thanks!!!! Told y'all I would give a good review!!! 😋

    thumb Jen Marie Fenton
    8/06/2020
  • 5 star review  Had a wisdom tooth removed with no problem. Office is clean and staff is super friendly. Prices are great and they offer payment plans. Definitely recommended

    thumb Jose correa
    8/03/2020

    5 star review  The only place that would schedule me in the same day came all the way to the clinic just to do my extractions was very professional and very clean i drove all the way from arkansas and i got the best service!!

    thumb Alanna Taber
    7/21/2020

    5 star review  I was extremely nervous about having one of my wisdom teeth removed, but he made me laugh and got my mind off of it. Super friendly staff!! Also love that they are open late and on weekends, that way I don't have to miss work when me or my family has an appointment. Very highly recommend!!! If I can work up the courage to get the other wisdom teeth removed, he will definitely be the one to do it!! 😄

    thumb Jennifer Duncan
    2/01/2020

What is a white dental filling?

 

A white dental filling is a tooth-colored plastic and glass mixture that is used to restore decayed or broken teeth. With the use of enamel and dentin bonding techniques, your teeth can be restored to perfection using white fillings. With these composite resins, your cavities can be repaired. They can also be used for cosmetic improvements to your smile by changing the color of your tooth or by changing the shape of your disfigured teeth.

 

Why do you need a white dental filling?

 

Traditionally, amalgam fillings have been used to help restore damaged teeth. While amalgam fillings can get the work done at a very affordable cost, there are disadvantages to its use. Most people don’t like the way it looks on their teeth since their color is much darker and it gets in the way of a pretty smile. But with a white dental filling, your smile is enhanced instead. And this is the reason why most people prefer white dental filling. With a white dental filling, your teeth get to feel and look natural.

 

White tooth filling can be a great solution for a tooth with a minor fracture or a small cavity. It can also rectify the problem of gaps in between your teeth or if you have a worn-out tooth.

 

Another common tooth problem is tooth decay or cavities. The main cause of a tooth cavity is the attack of plaque. If you don’t brush and floss your teeth regularly, then you can end up with tooth decay. If you don’t care about oral hygiene, then you are more susceptible to needing white filling.

 

How long does it take the dentist to apply white filling?

 

The time it takes to place white filling is generally longer compared to applying a metal filling. The reason for this is that composite fillings require the tooth to be kept clean and dry while the cavity is being filled. Today, more and more people are having white dental filling instead of amalgam or gold filing. And the reason could be because of the aesthetics. We live in a society where we have high regard for a white, bright smile and so people tend to want fillings that blends with the natural color of their teeth.

 

It usually only takes one session to apply the white dental filling. It may take the dentist at least 30 minutes to restore your teeth to health. However, it may take longer than this depending on the amount of decay on the affected teeth.

 

The procedure for filling teeth with a white tooth filling.

 

When filling the tooth with a white dental filling, the first step is to prepare the tooth. If you are suffering from tooth decay, then the decay has to be removed by the dentist first. If the decay is extensive such that it has touched other parts of the tooth, then the dentist will have to numb this part for the decay to be removed. Less drilling is required with white fillings. Your tooth is then cleaned and a primer applied to open the pores of the enamel and the dentin. Finally, a bonding agent is applied to the cavity so that it can support the white filling material.

 

After the preparation, the second part is placing the filling. The white filling material will then be placed by the dentist in the cavity and the tooth is shaped to look like a natural tooth. Then a strong curing light will be used so that the white composite resins will begin to harden. The dentist will then check your bite to make sure that it is perfect. The necessary adjustments will be done in case of an imperfect bite.

 

After filling the cavity with the white filling, the teeth will be smoothened and polished so that your teeth will look and feel natural. With white dental fillings, you can have your pretty smile back. While white dental fillings help restore your teeth from decay and fracture, in the process, it also enhances your smile. Now you are free from the unattractive amalgam fillings.

 

The benefits of white dental filling.

 

What is great about white dental fillings is that after the procedure, you will not see that your tooth has been under restoration. It is just perfect to look at. And since the filling is bonded directly to the enamel, you can expect something strong and resistant to wear. Most white fillings can last for more than five years. Today, the material used for filling has greatly advanced and so the results are more lasting than they used to be. Here are some other benefits of white dental filling.

 

*It can restore not only teeth cavities caused by decay but chipped, broken, and worn teeth, and it can close gaps between teeth.

*It may be used as a veneer over stained or discolored teeth.

*It takes less time to prepare and to treat.

*It can be combined with other dental treatments like crowns, inlays, and bridges.

*It does not contain mercury as amalgam fillings do so you don’t experience any health risks with white fillings.

*There is less post-treatment discomfort and sensitivity for patients compared to an amalgam filling.

*It is less prone to cracking and insulates the tooth from excessive temperature change.

*Since only affected areas of the tooth are removed, the healthy structure of the tooth is preserved.

 

Keeping your white filling healthy

 

Make sure that you exercise the most basic oral hygiene to keep your white dental filling look its best. Brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste with a soft-bristled toothbrush and floss once a day. Refrain from eating sugary snacks and drinking sodas. See your dentist regularly for exams and cleanings. Use antibacterial mouthwash for extra protection against decay-causing bacteria. If you don’t want your white filling to be stained, then you should avoid smoking, drinking coffee, teas, and eating foods that can stain.

 

You can learn more about white dental filling by scheduling a consultation with us today. At Longview Family and Emergency Dental Care, we can take care of all your dental needs. You can simply walk in our clinic and we will do all we can to help you. We are also open on weekends and holidays.

 Call Us For Inquiries

If you want to check out our procedures and other services, call us at (430) 625-7381 and schedule your appointment. We are available for all kinds of inquiries and questions. It is our pleasure to assist you at any moment.

Longview Family and Emergency Dental is the ultimate solution for all your dental needs. We also do all other kinds of dental procedures, so you can find our team whenever you need dental improvements.

With our careful selection of materials and our professional well experienced Dentists and the use of latest technology, we will provide you with the best solution according to your needs. Our procedures are highly effective and ensure complete satisfaction. If you need any kind of suggestion or a professional opinion about your future dental intervention, contact our team and tell us what you need to be done. We will be happy to assist.

Contact us    Call us (430) 625-7381     Book an Appointment