Materials used in fillings have advanced in recent times with composite fillings used more often now than amalgam. Composite fillings are tooth-coloured and are designed to blend in with your teeth.
- Composite fillings can be used on the back and front teeth and can be a good option for a more visible tooth.
- Your dentist may not recommend composite fillings for cavities which may be too large or require a lot of chewing.
- Composite fillings offer good durability in small to mid-size cavities, with moderate chewing pressures.
“Composites cost more than amalgam and occasionally are not covered by some insurance plans.”
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