Recent years have seen a marked rise in the popularity of white fillings, also known as composite fillings, due to their many benefits. Your Colney Hatch dentist can discuss whether white fillings are an appropriate treatment option for your circumstances
Made of a combination (composite) of tiny plastic and glass particles, white filling material provides some distinct advantages over silver amalgam fillings:
White fillings have a life expectancy of 15+ years, depending upon the location of the filling and the bite forces of that location.
Your Colney Hatch dentist will discuss the advantages of white fillings for your case, which may include a recommendation to replace existing silver amalgam fillings with white fillings.