There are many types of filling materials available, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. You and your dentist can discuss the best options for restoring your teeth.
Composite fillings, or “white fillings,” are a more natural-looking alternative to traditional silver fillings. Composite fillings are made up of a composite quartz resin and come in a variety of shades so that they will match the color of your natural teeth.
The advantages of composite fillings include:
Composite fillings are cared for in much the same way as traditional fillings. Regular brushing, flossing and dental cleanings will keep your composite fillings looking good.