Fillings restore full health and functionality to a tooth effectively. Dental filling procedures are most commonly used to treat cavities, but they’re also used to repair teeth that have been worn down over time.
Which types of dental fillings are available
There are various types of dental fillings:
- Gold fillings
- Amalgam (silver) fillings
- Composite (plastic) resins
- Porcelain fillings
- Glass ionomer, made of acrylic and a specific type of glass material.
Ask your dentist to see which type of filling is best for you, depending on diagnose and your budget.
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