020 8423 1010 info@npdental.co.uk

Repair a cavity?

We have different types of fillings to suit your needs

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Fillings

When cavities develop in teeth, over time tiny foods can deposit and slowly decay. This leads tooth decay – the start of potential oral issues.

Fillings are used to ‘fill’ the cavity, strengthen the structure of the tooth and prevent tooth decay. At Northwick Park Dental we use various types of fillings – traditional metal fillings or white/tooth coloured fillings.

Traditional fillings

Traditional metal fillings amalgam fillings are not the most attractive, however these classic silver grey fillings are able to preserve more of the natural tooth structure. Preserving natural tooth is always of key importance to the dentist and this is why many practices continue to use amalgam fillings.

White/coloured fillings

White and tooth coloured fillings are made of composite resin and virtually invisible to the untrained eye. The resin is prepared and then the dentist places it in layers. When the resin is set in place, the dentist will shape the composite to fit the tooth using xxxxxxxxxxxxx. Then it can be polished to give a shiny, smooth finish and to prevent staining and early wear.

Dental fillings after-care

Post filling be gentle on the tooth for a few days. Most of the time when decay is removed this can be traumatic to the tooth, and so eating soft foods for a day or two and avoiding extremely hot or cold food will always be kinder to your tooth.

Why choose Northwick Park Dental?

  • Unbeatable offers
  • Friendly helpful team
  • Affordable finance
  • Flexible appointment
  • Satisfied patients
  • Latest techniques

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We are based in Northwick Park Hospital

Northwick Park Dental are situated within Northwick Park Hospital which is easily accessible by foot, bus, tube or car (nearest tube station - Northwick Park). We are located very close to ‘hospital street’ and a stones throw from Costa Coffee and the main hospital entrance. If you are driving then the closest hospital car park is number 4.

Get in touch

Book a simple examination or an advanced consultation today whether it is regarding general or cosmetic dentistry. Simply call +44 (0) 208 423 1010,  email info@npdental.co.uk or visit in person.

Our address is Northwick Park Hospital, Block L1, Level 4, Watford Rd, Harrow, HA1 3UJ.

Opening hours

Mon 07:30 – 16:00*
Tues 07:30 – 16:00*
Wed 07:30 – 18:00*
Thurs 07:30 – 16:00*
Fri 07:30 – 14:00
Sat – by appointment only

*Closed for lunch - 1.30PM to 2PM


**COVID 19 ANNOUNCEMENT**

Please do not arrive at the practice unannounced.

Due to the outbreak of COVID- 19, we are unable to operate as normal. We are following all government guidance available to ensure we have a safe return to practice soon.
We have had to cancel all routine appointments including examinations and hygienist visits for the foreseeable future due to this.

 

WE CAN STILL HELP YOU

We are maintaining a telephone triage service from 8am- 4pm Monday to Thursday and 8am-2pm on Friday to provide:
- ADVICE - ANALGESICS (Pain relief)
- ANTIMICROBIALS (i.e. Antibiotics if appropriate)
- REFFERAL TO DENTAL CENTRES (if appropriate)

As a result of new guidance, we may ask certain patients to come in for a face to face consultation in urgent situations where we feel we may be able to provide the necessary care with the available resources. However, this will be decided by the clinician as it our responsibility to ensure you, our valued patients, team, and everyone’s families stay safe during these unprecedented times.

 

How is Northwick Park Dental helping our patients during Covid

Read more (including directive from NHS) - www.npdental.co.uk/covid-19/

 

OUT OF HOURS

PLEASE CALL NHS 111 for any out of hours emergency dental care.

 

Stay safe and we hope to see you all soon!