Composed from typically fifty percent mercury, it has been clinically proven that dangerous mercury vapours can continually leak from older restorations and may result in serious health complications. Luckily, tooth-coloured fillings can be used to replace older fillings.
Tooth-coloured fillings offer the same strength as natural tooth enamel and do not stain teeth. The surfaces of the fillings are naturally smooth and therefore prohibit the ability of food particles to cling to the outer layer.
Enabling you to maintain your beautiful smile even where restorations are required. Tooth-coloured fillings are the ideal solution to repairing the associated cavities and areas of tooth that have suffered from tooth decay. Virtually indistinguishable from your natural teeth, tooth-coloured fillings can make your teeth appear whiter, brighter and healthier than before.
Booking a consultation with our team is the best way to find out if you are eligible for tooth coloured fillings. If you have any further questions about the treatment our team are here to help. Contact our team at Kitchener Street Dental on (07 3184 8462
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A dental filling may be necessary if you have a cavity or if a tooth is damaged due to injury or wear. The filling can help restore the tooth's structure and prevent further decay or damage. It can also relieve any discomfort or sensitivity you may be experiencing.
Tooth-coloured fillings have several advantages over traditional silver fillings. They are more aesthetically pleasing since they blend in with the natural colour of your teeth, making them virtually invisible. They also require less removal of healthy tooth structure for placement, and they bond more securely to the tooth, providing a stronger restoration. Additionally, tooth-coloured fillings do not contain any potentially harmful mercury, which is found in silver amalgam fillings.
The lifespan of tooth-coloured fillings depends on several factors, such as the size and location of the filling, the patient's oral hygiene practices, and their diet. It's important to have regular dental checkups to monitor the condition of the fillings and to address any issues early on.