A minimally invasive tooth coloured filling placed after removal of dental decay detected at an early stage because patient attends for regular check ups every 6 months. This decay was not clinically significant at the patient’s last check up.
Dark shadow in the center of the tooth, may only be staining but careful clinical examination revealed early dental decay.
Removal of the enamel over the decay reveals the softer decayed dentine below.
This is fully removed and a tooth coloured filling is placed for an final result the patient is delighted with.