5 Advantages Tooth-Colored Fillings Have Over Silver Fillings
For decades, if a dentist wanted a strong and durable filling, he or she would choose amalgam (silver) material. But the days are long gone when amalgam was our only choice for creating a durable filling.
Today, with the focus on cosmetic dentistry at our Harleysville, PA dental office, we choose only tooth-colored composite fillings. Tooth-colored fillings offer a number of advantages over older amalgam fillings:
- No damage to your smile – Unlike amalgam fillings that leave an unsightly “black mark” in your mouth, composite fillings blend in beautifully with your smile.
- Improved esthetics – Tooth-colored fillings can be customized to match the natural shade of your teeth, so the repair blends seamlessly with your ...