Proudly Metal-Free. Better Aesthetics Is Just the Start of It
They’re also stronger and extremely durable, as they don’t require us to remove so much natural tooth structure when preparing for their placement. The edges of “silver” amalgam fillings can wear down and become weak or break, leaving the tooth vulnerable to cavities again.
But most importantly, dental amalgam contains 50% mercury, a potent neurotoxin that is constantly released from those fillings.
The Advantages of Tooth-Colored Restorations
More, both resins and ceramics are metal-free and broadly biocompatible.
And because the fillings are practically indistinguishable from your natural teeth, the result is a beautiful smile!
Replacing Amalgam Fillings with Tooth-Colored Restorations
1st Appointment: We safely remove the old filling and any additional decay. We take an impression of your teeth and send a model to the lab, where resin is used to replicate your natural tooth surface. We place a temporary onlay on the tooth.
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