Once decay is removed from a tooth, it can be restored with material commonly referred to as a "filling." In the past, traditional dental fillings were made of different types of metals like amalgam or gold which are strong but much darker in color than your natural teeth.
Today, teeth can be restored using modern materials including ceramic and plastic compounds called composite resins that look and feel like natural teeth.
Several factors influence the performance, durability, longevity and investment in cosmetic dental restorations:
The ultimate decision about what type of dental fillings are best is made by you in consultation with the doctor. In general, there are two basic types of dental fillings:
No matter the type of filling that is best for you, thanks to modern advances in dental materials, you'll have confidence in a smile that has a natural look and feel.
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