Category: Dental Fillings

Composites – Some Info On White Fillings

Composites – Some Info On White Fillings

A composite filling uses a fairly modern type of material.  The main benefit of this type of material is that it is ‘white’; it blends in with your own tooth color. Composite is made mainly of glass or silica particles, a ...

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Amalgam Filling: Is It Still A Useful Material?

Amalgam Filling: Is It Still A Useful Material?

An amalgam filling is a silver colored restoration that is made from a mixture of metals.  This mixture includes around 50% mercury combined with silver, tin, copper, zinc and other metals. An amalgam (sometimes called a ‘silver’ or ‘metal’) filling  is used ...

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