There are alternative, natural-looking materials to conventional silver-colored filling material, made from porcelain and composite resins, which are colored to match natural tooth enamel. Although, few materials can match the strength and durability of dental amalgam, new advanced composite materials have emerged with increased strength and improved durability. The most common amalgam alternatives are:
As stated, composite fillings are just what the name implies: a mixture of resins and fine particles designed to mimic the color of natural teeth and provide a pleasing aesthetic alternative. Composite fillings are typically completed in one visit.
Inlays & Onlays
A beautiful porcelain restorations, sometimes referred to as partial crowns, and requires two visits.