If you have a hole in your tooth or teeth as is typical with tooth decay, filling it with a composite material will ensure you’re the cavity created don’t serve as an excellent breeding ground for harmful bacteria, plus, fill stops the condition from progressing, and restores your oral health.
Composite fillings are created from durable resin material available in various shades of color that can be matched to the color of the tooth being restored, giving your teeth a flawless appearance.
Thanks to improved material properties and new attachment methods composite are stable and comparatively durable and therefore suitable for the filling of anterior and posterior teeth. They are introduced in a malleable state into the cavity (the hole) and hardened there.
The advantages of composite fillings compared to amalgam fillings include: better aesthetics and appearance since they can be matched to the shade of your existing teeth; more excellent stabilization of the tooth substance by the dentine-composite bond; it is mercury-free, and it requires minimal removal of existing teeth structure before filling which results in a more reliable and strong tooth.
The relatively pain-free procedure not only restores function to your teeth but helps prevent toothache, and improve the quality of your smile and life.