Friday, 3 January 2014

White Dental Fillings

No More Mercury or Metal!White Dental Fillings - Tooth Colored Fillings
You may be familiar with the silver-mercury amalgam that is the filling material frequently used for dental restorations. Although it works reasonably well for a filling, it does not form a tight bond with teeth, which could result in eventual decay. Patients do not like how noticeable these fillings are, as they contrast highly with the shade of their teeth. Today, we use only composite fillings that match the shade of the tooth, contain no metal, and bond very tightly with the tooth structure. It adds to the strength of the tooth and lessens the chance of decay. 

East County Dental Studio
Kurt Christensen, DDS - Steven Krause, DDS, MAGD
337 West Madison Avenue
El Cajon, CA 92020
Phone: (619) 442-8841

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