Roleystone Dental

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Tooth-Coloured Fillings

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Tooth-Coloured Fillings

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

Composite fillings bond directly to your tooth, which results in less healthy tooth structure removal. Amalgam (metal) fillings require additional preparation to provide anchors for the solid amalgam.

Composite fillings do not expand and contract as is common with metal and the temperature changes inside your mouth.

We are happy to discuss the type of filling that will work best for you.

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

Unlike metal fillings, tooth-coloured fillings are a custom-mixed resin composite. We match the composite mixture to your tooth colour and bond it directly to your tooth. This usually results in a filling that is nearly indistinguishable from your natural tooth.

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Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.