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900 E Bellows St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858


 

Tooth Colored Fillings in Mount Pleasant, Michigan

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What Are Tooth Colored Fillings Used For?

Tooth-colored fillings are most often used to treat cavities.

What Are Tooth Fillings Made Of?

Cavity fillings are traditionally made of a silver-colored metal alloy called amalgam. Amalgam is highly resistant to wear and relatively inexpensive. An alternative to amalgam is to fill the cavity with composite resin. Though composite resin fillings are generally used for small- to mid-size reparations on teeth with low chewing pressure, according to the American Society for Dental Aesthetics, recent advances have strengthened the material and can now also be used for back teeth.

Dental Filling Process

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The process for applying composite fillings is also similar to bonding. Prior to affixing the resin, your dentist will anesthetize the tooth and remove any decay. The composite resin is then placed into the tooth in layers and hardened with the help of a LED light. The resin will closely match your tooth, leaving you with an aesthetically pleasing smile.

 

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