modern, high quality ‘white fillings’ bond directly to the tooth resulting in a reduced amount of tooth preparation. The shade can be matched closely to the colour of your tooth, providing a more aesthetically pleasing result. With great developments in this field, ‘white fillings’ are often as durable as amalgam fillings. They are also free of mercury.
this material consists of mercury, silver, tin and other metals. These are often referred to as ‘silver fillings’. Although not aesthetically pleasing, they have a long proven track record of being strong enough for large dental fillings.
these are often used as a temporary filling material. They are used in baby teeth as they release fluoride