Dental > Natural Looking Fillings
Dental fillings are used to repair tooth damage from decay and fractures. The filling material can be comprised of any of the following: composite, porcelain, gold or silver amalgam.
What are the advantages of Composite over traditional amalgam?
- Composite filling is the preferred choice for a natural look or if you are concerned with the mercury content of amalgam fillings.
- It usually requires less removal of healthy tooth structure and call help hold the tooth together more effectively than amalgam.
- It uses sophisticated equipment giving the dentist and the technician greater control on the filling process and allowing a high degree of accuracy.
How long do they last?
The composite fillings are nearly as durable as amalgam fillings if not better than them in some cases.