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Don't Worry About Dental Amalgam: It's Safe for Treating Cavities

Dental amalgam—also known as “silver fillings”—has been used for nearly a hundred years to treat cavities. There are several reasons why this mixture of metals has been the go-to Read More

Dental Amalgam Continues to be a Durable and Safe Tooth Filling

Recently, a number of new filling materials that mimic tooth color have come into popular use and, so far, have proven more durable than past versions. Even so, the Read More

Tooth-Colored Fillings Provide a Viable Alternative to Dental Amalgam

For over a hundred years dental amalgam — a combination of silver, mercury, tin and other metals — has been an effective filling material for teeth damaged by decay. Read More

It's an Art: Determining Tooth Color in Composite Resin Restorations

It takes a lot of skill, experience, talent and artistry to create tooth restorations that look so natural that no one can tell them apart from the originals. To Read More

Frequently Asked Questions About Tooth-Colored Fillings

Are tooth-colored fillings safer than silver fillings? No. Both are considered safe based on the most reliable and up-to-date scientific evidence. Still, tooth-colored fillings do have some definite advantages. Not Read More

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