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Tooth And Cavity Fillings Nashua, NH 03063
In Nashua, NH 03063
Identifying and addressing cavities early can prevent the need for more complex and costly dental procedures. If cavities are found before there has been significant decay, the tooth can be restored with a filling.
Once a tooth has a cavity, the decay will continue to spread unless the decayed area is removed and the tooth is properly restored. Leaving cavities untreated can lead to the need for more significant restorative procedures such as crowns, bridges, root canals, or dental implants.
While metal (amalgam) fillings used to be common, tooth-colored composite material is now the most recommended filling material. The composite material blends in with the natural tooth and is less noticeable than a metal filling. The tooth-colored filling is not as affected by heat and cold as the metal fillings, so the patient is less likely to experience temperature-related sensitivity.
Another important reason composite fillings have replaced amalgam fillings is that they do not use mercury, which was present in metal fillings. For this reason, many patients are choosing to have their older amalgam fillings replaced with tooth-colored fillings.
The silver or mercury filling that you had done long ago looks quite outdated now. It’s true that they are not pleasing to the eyes, and at the same time, they hamper the structure of the tooth.
Say goodbye to outdated silver or mercury fillings, as modern dentistry in Nashua prioritizes both functionality and aesthetics.
What are Dental Fillings made of?
Dental fillings can be made of materials such as composite resin, amalgam, gold, or ceramic.
The choice of material depends on factors such as the location and extent of the damage and the patient's personal preferences.