Dental Fillings Limerick | Tooth Fillings

Pain-Free Fillings with Our Gentle Dentist Approach

Limerick’s leading family dental practice

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Regular Dental Examinations & Fillings

Maintaining good oral hygiene and reducing the frequency of sugar consumption is essential for preventing dental decay.

At OB Dental here in Limerick, we emphasize the importance of regular dental examinations to detect and treat areas of tooth decay early, before they can cause more significant damage to your teeth.

We use high-quality filling materials and a range of treatment options to restore damaged teeth and protect them from further decay.

With our gentle and effective approach to dental fillings, you can achieve a healthier, more beautiful smile in no time.


Getting a filling at OB Dental in Limerick city typically involves the following procedure:

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning:

If an area of tooth decay is detected during a dental exam, the recommended treatment options will be outlined to help you decide on the best course of action for your individual needs.


At the beginning of the filling procedure, we will numb the area around the affected tooth with a local anaesthetic to ensure that you are comfortable during the procedure.

Cavity Preparation:

The decayed portion of the tooth will be removed and the remaining tooth structure will be cleaned and prepared for the filling material.

Filling Placement:

The chosen filling material will be placed into the prepared tooth cavity and shaped to fit your bite and natural tooth contour.

Finishing and Polishing:

The filling material will be hardened with a special light and smoothened to create a comfortable and natural-looking surface.

Types of Filling

At OB Dental, we offer two types of filling:

White fillings (composite)

White fillings are made of a tooth-coloured composite resin material that blends with your natural teeth.

Silver fillings (amalgam)

Silver fillings, also known as amalgam fillings, are made of a metal alloy. Jacqueline and the OB Dental team will help determine which type of filling is best suited to your specific needs.

Kind words from our


I spotted Dr. Jacqueline O’Brien advertising on The Clare Echo, booked an appointment which i had within days and I can safely say I will be recommending Jacqueline to my own friends and family in future. She was very kind and patient throughout my appointment and made me feel extremely comfortable. A super dentist and one i see using for many years to come.


Niall O’Connor

I had a dental emergency and my own practice couldn’t fit me in. Jacqueline saw me at very short notice and could not have been nicer or more pleasant to deal with. Would absolutely recommend and will be switching dentists going forward



Amazing practice ! everyone is so nice as you walk in the door ! Explain things very thoroughly I would highly recommend to anyone looking for a dentist!


Emily Walsh


At OB Dental, we emphasize the importance of regular dental examinations to detect and address issues. Unfortunately, sometimes tooth extraction is necessary to restore.

Routine & Surgical Extractions

At OB Dental, we offer two types of tooth extraction procedures: routine and surgical.

Routine extractions are typically used for teeth that are visible and easy to remove, while surgical extractions are used for teeth that are impacted or otherwise difficult to access.

The cost of an extraction can vary depending on the type of extraction required and the complexity of the procedure.Routine extractions typically cost between €80 and €120, while surgical extractions cost between €150 and €200, depending on the complexity of the procedure.

OB Dental are committed to providing a safe and comfortable experience for every patient. We use the latest tools and procedures to ensure that your extraction is a smooth and pain-free experience.


High-quality, long-lasting crowns

Ceramic dental crowns are a great way to protect weak or damaged teeth and help them function
properly and look great for years to come. Our dentists may recommend a dental crown in cases
such as:

Repairing badly worn teeth
Fixing broken teeth
Fixing large cavities
Restoring tooth after a root canal
As the final step of an implant

Get a high-quality dental crown at OB Dental.
Contact us at (061) 413 263 to book your appointment now!

Emergency Dental

At OB Dental, Jacqueline will accommodate dental emergencies as promptly as possible. Phone 061 413263 or email the clinic for an appointment.

What are Dental Emergencies? 

A dental emergency not only refers to tooth pain but other issues surrounding the tissues in the mouth which may need to be given immediate attention.

Examples of dental emergencies include, but are not limited to: infections, fractured tooth or dental restoration.

Your Emergency Dentist – a phone call away on (061) 413 263

Frequently Asked Questions

Usually no, as we use local anaesthetic to numb the tooth before working on it. However, if you do feel any discomfort during the procedure, if you let us know, we will stop and see how we can improve that for you.
The lifespan of a filling can vary depending on the type of filling material used, your oral hygiene habits and sugar consumption in your diet.
You should wait until the local anaesthetic wears off before eating or drinking anything. After that, you can resume your normal eating and drinking habits.
If your filling becomes loose or falls out, it is important to contact us as soon as possible to schedule an appointment. Leaving the affected tooth untreated can lead to further damage or infection.
The cost of a filling can vary depending on the size and location of the cavity, as well as the type of filling material used. Our team provide transparent pricing information and work with you to determine the most appropriate treatment option for you. Our pricing is available on the dental fees page.
Yes, children may need fillings if they develop cavities. Our team is experienced in working with children and will ensure that they feel comfortable and safe during the filling procedure.
  1. Maintain good oral hygiene habits- brush your teeth first thing in the morning and last thing at night using a soft bristled toothbrush and fluoridated toothpaste. Spit out the toothpaste but do not rinse your mouth after brushing as this removes the protective effect of the fluoride in your toothpaste. Floss or clean between your teeth daily.
  2. Reduce the frequency of sugar consumption in your diet-this includes drinks.
  3. Visit the dentist for regular check-ups. Our team can provide additional tips and advice for maintaining good oral health. 
We take all available precautions to ensure that you are comfortable during the procedure. We use a local anaesthetic to numb the area around the tooth. This ensures that you do not feel pain during the procedure. You will feel the sensation of pushing or pressure as the tooth is loosened.
The recovery time can vary depending on the type of extraction and your individual healing process. In general, you will need to take some pain-relief for the first week after an extraction. In some instances, a dry socket may develop and this can be quite painful for 2 weeks following the extraction. If this occurs, you will need to return to have the area assessed by the dentist. You will be advised by the dentist of the instructions to follow once you have had the dental extraction. It is important that you follow this advice to allow the area to heal properly.
We typically recommend sticking to soft, tepid foods and eating on the opposite side of your mouth. It is best to avoid any foods or drinks that are very hot or cold on the day that you have had a tooth removed.
The cost of a tooth extraction can vary depending on the type of extraction and the complexity of the procedure. Our team provide transparent pricing information which is available on the Dental fees page.
Depending on the location and function of the extracted tooth, OB Dental may recommend a replacement tooth. We can discuss this with you.
We may recommend over-the-counter pain relief or prescription medications to manage pain or discomfort after a tooth extraction.
You may need to take a day or two off from work or school to rest, depending on the type of extraction and your individual healing process. Our team can provide guidance on when it is safe to resume normal activities.