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Advantages of different dental fillings

Posted on July 24th, 2014 No Comments

When a particular tooth of a person has become worn out or its enamel partially damaged by a cavity, a dentist may advise their patient to have it restored by inserting a filling. Patients may choose with the help of their dentist the kind of filling they think is right for them.

  • Patients may want composite fillings or ceramic fillings if they want the filling to be the same color of their natural teeth.
  • For patients who want a much more durable filling, they may want to consider gold fillings. These are more expensive than other types of fillings, but they will last up to 15 years.
  • Children who still have their milk teeth may be advised to get glass ionomer fillings due to its effectiveness in preventing decay.

At BridgeView Dental, we offer different kinds of fillings to Austin residents to help preserve the integrity and beauty of their teeth. Find out how our expert dentists can improve your dental health today by calling 512-347-8299.

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