Whether through decay or trauma, dental fillings restore the structure of a tooth that has been compromised. When a tooth begins to deteriorate, it becomes hollow. Using dental fillings, you can fill in this gap and prevent it from worsening. Fillers can also be used to repair teeth that have been damaged by dental habits such as teeth grinding and nail-biting, such as filling cavities. If you're asking, can oral health therapists do fillings? The answer is yes! Find out more, including the risks and benefits, in the article.