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More About Fillings
Do you have a toothache? Sharp throbbing pain? Sensitivity to cold or hot food and drinks? You may need a filling!
Minor tooth repairs
Preventing fracture in small to midsize restoration
Combatting moderate chewing pressure
Aesthetically restoring the natural smile (in the case of visible fillings)
With the advancements in technology, most patients prefer to preserve a natural look to their smile by getting composite fillings.
A tooth filling replaces decayed or damaged tooth material in instances where the cavity or damage is relatively minor. Fillings protect teeth from further decay and resulting pain, reducing sensitivity by covering areas that are missing their protective enamel.
If your teeth are hurting or you think you have a cavity, schedule an appointment with us so we can do a comprehensive diagnoses and put together a treatment plan to fix your pain!
The dentist starts by removing any of the decaying and dead tooth enamel that cannot be saved with a small drill, and then cleans out the cavity to prepare it for filling. They then place the filling material into the cavity, and finish by cleaning and polishing the tooth.
Temporary fillings are generally recommended in cases where multiple sessions are required to design and cast a permanent filling. Since walking around with an open cavity is dangerous for your oral health, dentists will use a temporary filling to bridge the gap in time.
We strive to...
Treat you the same way we like to be treated ourselves
Educate ourselves by taking more continuing education credits than required
Invest in the best technology and supplies
Challenge ourselves and our team to be the best
Insurance & Billing
For your convenience, we accept most dental insurance plans. Our dental fees are based on the current fee guide of the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia.
Why Choose Our Practice
Kind & Hospitable
Terra Nova Dental Centre is a full service dental office where the focus is on high quality, family dentistry, offered in a safe, warm and welcoming environment for children and adults alike. Our clean, modern office allows our experienced, highly-trained staff to provide our patients with the optimum in dental health.
We Accept Insurance
For your convenience, we accept most dental insurance plans. Our qualified financial team will do all it can to make sure that expense does not prevent you from receiving the quality care you need and desire.
Originally located in the Seafair Shopping Centre since 1983, the office was relocated to the Terra Nova Village Shopping Centre at the time of its inception in 1999. No matter the office location, we have been proudly providing quality dental care to patients in the West Richmond area for the last twenty-nine years.
500+ Satisfied Patients
We are so thankful to have such amazing patients who have taken the time to share their experiences on Google, Facebook, and other online sources.
I have worked with Dr. Yu, his team, and his patients over the years; he is a stellar dentist and you will not be disappointed if you see him!
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Dr. Andrew Yang and his entire team are extremely professional, friendly, and caring. They take great care of my entire family. My kids even look forward to going to see the dentist!!
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Dr. Yue is awesome! Great experience. Takes very good care of my husband and I
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Improving smiles for over 30 years - Call today to learn what we can do for you.
3671 Westminster Hwy #210, Richmond, BC V7C 5V2
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