Are Composite Fillings Right for You?

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Do you ever wonder if the composite fillings are better than metal fillings? Do you ever find yourself wondering if composite fillings could be best for you? If so, please read on. We’re happy to list a few of the benefits of composite fillings.

  1. The first step to placing a filling is removing the problematic tooth decay. Sadly, this also means that your dentist may need to remove some supporting tooth structure as well. Gladly, composite fillings will literally bind with your tooth, which can add extra support.
  2. We all know that if you have a cavity, you might need a filling. But, did you know that composite fillings can be used to repair other problems? If you have a chipped or cracked tooth, or teeth that have been harmed by habits—like teeth grinding or nail biting—or damaged by trauma, a composite filling could be used to repair your smile.
  3. If a filling must be placed, a dentist must prepare the tooth by removing decay and supporting structure. Sadly, this can leave your teeth weakened But, composite fillings require less preparation—meaning that less structure is removed—and your teeth will maintain more of its natural strength.

If you are interested in learning more about the benefits of a composite filling, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are excited to hear from you soon.