Most people have needed to have a tooth filling at some point in their life to treat a cavity. In past instances, metal fillings were used. Now, dental technology allows for composite or white fillings to be used instead. Below are some frequently asked questions about metal-free tooth fillings.
A tooth filling is used to treat cavities and to replace minor tooth decay. In the past, amalgam (metal) was used -- however, metal does not match the color of natural teeth, and it not very aesthetically pleasing. Today, dental technology has evolved to the point where a white, composite (non-metal) tooth filling can be used.
Generally, anyone with minor tooth decay -- or anyone who wants replace an existing metal filling -- can be a candidate for a white tooth filling. Especially if you want to enhance your smile, you can replace your old metal fillings with white fillings for a dazzling new look.
If you are looking for a metal-free smile, contact us today at 303-779-2797 to schedule your metal-free tooth filling.