Amalgam Fillings

While they are very durable and last several years, amalgam fillings are not permanent and may need to be replaced down the road. The decayed portion of the tooth is removed and then filled with a silver amalgam filling.

Many types of filling materials are available, so you can discuss with Dr. Yang the best options for restoring your teeth are.Both amalgam and composite (tooth colored) fillings are the commonly used today. Because of lower cost and color not being as aesthetic, amalgam fillings are commonly used on back teeth.

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