Inlays or onlays are also known as indirect fillings. Inlays and onlays are given by a dentist when the damage is too extensive to be restored with a metal or composite filling but not extensive enough which might require a full crown.Read More
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Usually, you have to be extra careful during the first two to three weeks after dental filling. Avoid eating foods that are hard, crunchy, chewy, and sticky. Also, avoid too much hot or cold food. You have to bite gently and chew slowly. Try to eat with your mouth closed.Read More
A filling can come out for many reasons, and the ideal thing is to have it restored by your dentist. It doesn’t actually matter how well a tooth is worked on. There is no guarantee for any filling. Hence, do not be surprised at dislodgement and make sure you visit your dentist regularly and care for your teeth.Read More
After consultation, you may have to decide one of material from different types of fillings available in the market. So, how do you choose between different types of dental fillings such as amalgam, composite resin, cast gold fillings, ceramics, etc?Read More
Dental fillings are of several types such as Amalgam, Composite, Porcelain and Gold tooth filling. Depending on the type size & location of caries on the tooth the dentist will determine which is the most suitable filling material.
Dental amalgam is a versatile and robust restorative material and is mostly used in the molar tooth.
Dental amalgam fillings are the most versatile dental restorative material. Approximately 75% of restorations are done by dental amalgam worldwide. The mercury component in amalgam, however, makes it a concern for patients. The composition of this alloy is silver 40–70%, Tin 12–30% & copper 12–24%.Read More