Your dentist will be able to advise which treatment you need for your cavity. Nowadays, both basic fillings and root canal fillings are quick and relatively pain-free.

– If the cavity is small and not causing much pain, you will probably only need a standard filling.

– If the cavity is large, painful or has cracked your tooth, you will probably need a root canal filling to preserve your natural tooth.

– Visiting your dentist for regular check-ups can keep your teeth healthy and prevent cavities forming.

“Don’t delay in making an appointment with your dentist.”

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Dr. Fraser Hendrie BDS (Glasg.) MFGDP (UK)

Fraser is a Glasgow graduate with over 20 years of experience. He is the one of the principal dentists at Craigentinny Dental Care in Edinburgh. He has a reputation for consistent, high quality work and a love of innovation. Many of Dr Hendrie’s patients travel from the far reaches of Scotland, the UK and beyond. So wherever you live from Portobello or around Edinburgh to further afield he will be pleased to meet you. He is a member of the Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association, British Dental Association, the Association of Dental Implantology, and has studied at the Pankey Institute in Miami on several occasions. Fraser has particular interests in Dental Implantology, Preventive dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and information technology. Fraser has also been admitted to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners by examination. Fraser is married with two young children and lives in Edinburgh. In his free time he enjoys running, cycling, and kite-surfing.