1201 Agora Dr #2B, Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 879-4363

Fillings / Restorations

Fillings are used to repair a hole in a tooth caused by decay. The most common type of filling is an amalgam, made from a mixture of metals including mercury, silver, tin, copper and zinc. However, we use only state-of-the-art, tooth colored resin materials to replace silver fillings.

With today’s technology, you no longer have to endure silver fillings. State-of-the-art, tooth colored resin materials are used to replace silver fillings.

COMPOSITE FILLINGS

Composite fillings are primarily a resin which has been “filled” with other inorganic materials. This compound makes a composite filling more resistant to wear, color adjustable, and easier to polish. The advantages of choosing a composite filling include a more natural appearance, frequently a strengthening of the filled tooth, and a bonding of the filling to the tooth creating a better seal. This bonding also means that the filling can often be made smaller than a comparable silver filling since silver requires certain size criteria be met to resist breaking or falling out.

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