Tooth-Colored Restorations are Better Than Temporary Dental Filling in Thornhill

by | Nov 28, 2017 | general dentistry

For replacement of the temporary dental filling in Thornhill with tooth-colored restorations, you need two appointments from the dentist. In the first appointment, old filling and decay (if present) are removed and a temporary onlay is placed on the teeth. In the second dentist appointment, temporary onlay removed by placing gel on the teeth and resin attached to a strong light and bonding cement.

Mercury or silver fillings

The old method of filling a damaged or a broken tooth is mercury/silver filling. There are many people now even who opt for silver fillings. The silver filling doesn’t look nice because of the design and make the tooth structure weak. On the other hand, Tooth-Colored Restorations and porcelain fillings are not only beautiful but make the tooth structure strong. Due to new technologies in dental, they look pleasing and are strong.

Disadvantages of using Silver fillings:

Silber fillings have many disadvantages. The edges of filling being weak can break down easily. In this way, the tooth will not protect, and cavities start to build on it. As the time pass, silver filling metal expands, parts and can break down as well. 50% of mercury is present in silver fillings. Due to the presence of mercury, the silver filling can leak and leave stains on the gums and teeth.

If you have silver fillings, you can easily replace it with Tooth-Colored Restorations.

Benefits of Tooth-Colored Restorations:

There are many positive attributes of using tooth-colored restorations. Onlays of resin are coated on the teeth thus making them perfect fit and tight to the original teeth. In the case where the tooth are almost lost, such restorations offer a great benefit. The tooth will remain strong and complete.

The fluoride present in the resin helps in tooth decay. The resins look like original teeth and don’t require any settlement on the gum line thus making the gums healthy.  The overall result of such restorations is a nice smile.

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