Dental fillings repair cavities and restore smiles. If tooth decay has occurred to the point that your tooth enamel has a significant amount of dental erosion, a hole may have formed in a tooth, called a cavity. To prevent infection and tooth loss, the cavity must be filled in with a dental filling, typically either a dental amalgam or tooth-colored composite. Listed below are some of the amazing benefits and comparisons of the two main types of dental fillings:
– Dental amalgams use mercury as a binding agent, whereas composite fillings are mercury-free.
Dr. Payam Bostani at Dr. Bostani’s Advanced Dental wants to ensure your smile shines no matter what condition it is in. If you are thinking about getting a dental filling, please contact our dentist office in Burbank, California, by calling us at (818) 918-5533. Your smile is our business!