A white (or tooth coloured) filling is an alternative to the traditional amalgam metal filling which contains mercury and may appear black or silver. The white filling material is used to replace the part of the tooth that has been lost due to decay or trauma.
White fillings are routinely used at Polwarth Dental Clinic, allowing us to restore decayed or broken teeth almost invisibly. We can also replace old metal fillings safely with these natural fillings, which blend in with the surface of your teeth and improve the look of your smile.
Here at Polwarth Dental Clinic, we use new, state-of-the-art nanotechnology materials that offer superior aesthetics as well as being long lasting and hard wearing.What will happen at my appointment?
White filling material can also be used for cosmetic bonding. It is moulded into shape and set hard with a blue light. In fact the principal is exactly the same, whether you are filling or bonding.Cosmetic bonding can be used to:
Depending on the location of the filling, you can expect the filling to last you many years. The longevity of cosmetic bonding is difficult to judge. It can last from a few months to many, many years.Talk to us!
If you would like to talk to us about white fillings or any of our other treatments please contact us today