Until recently, amalgam (silver) fillings were mostly used to restore decayed portions of teeth. Silver fillings, however, often undergo metal fatigue, corroding, and leaking over time, allowing new decay to develop underneath the filling.
Other Filling Options
Dental research has resulted in the development of new tooth-coloured filling materials that are not only durable and long lasting, but attractive as well. For an attractive and effective option to restore decayed teeth, or to remove your old amalgam fillings, be sure to ask us about the latest choices in tooth-coloured restorative materials.