The duration of a dental filling procedure varies depending on the size and location of the cavity. Generally, it takes about 30 minutes to an hour.

No, the procedure is performed under local anesthesia, ensuring your comfort throughout. You may feel slight pressure or vibrations during the process but not pain.

The lifespan of dental fillings depends on various factors, including the material used and your oral hygiene habits. On average, fillings can last between 5 to 15 years.

Dental fillings can be made to match the color of your natural teeth, making them virtually unnoticeable. They blend seamlessly with your smile.

Yes, you can eat after the anesthesia wears off. However, it’s recommended to avoid consuming hot or cold foods until any residual numbness subsides.

While it’s rare, dental fillings can occasionally become loose or fall out. If this happens, contact your dentist for a prompt evaluation and replacement.

Dental fillings are considered safe and have been used for many years to restore teeth. The materials used are biocompatible and have undergone rigorous testing.

Dental fillings can be safely performed during pregnancy. However, it’s advisable to inform your dentist about your pregnancy to ensure appropriate precautions are taken.

Dental fillings do not require any special care beyond maintaining good oral hygiene practices, including regular brushing and flossing.

Yes, dental fillings can be replaced if they become worn, damaged, or if you desire an aesthetic improvement. Your dentist will evaluate the need for replacement during regular check-ups.