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Do you have silver fillings in your smile you don’t like? Are you allergic to metallic fillings?
Not so long ago, Amalgam or metallic fillings were standard practice in dentistry. The amalgam was needed for its strength, especially on chewing surfaces and to fill large cavities. These fillings made cavities obvious, and their material often corroded and leaked, blackening the silver, and often the tooth.If you’re unhappy with the silver in your smile, we can help. Talk to us about white fillings.White or Composite fillings are made of a porcelain-like material that bonds to a tooth to form a tight seal. The material is strong enough for chewing surfaces and lacks the sensitivity associated with amalgam fillings. Cosmetically, white fillings are colour-matched to your natural teeth, making them almost invisible.

 

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