A tooth is needed to be
restored(filled) if there is a cavity, and fracture. Filling materials are of
different types and advanced materials are introduced every year.
Most of us
know about silver filling ( Amalgam) which has been used since a very long
time.Now a days, tooth coloured fillings are getting more popular.
What are the filling
1. Silver Amalgam
2. Glass Ionomer cement
materials are available, their properties vary. Therefore their uses also vary.
The dentist decides which material to be used in what case.
How long will my filling
It all depends on the type of tooth cavity, type of material
used for the cavity, your chewing habits. So, definte time span can not be
given. Some type of filling in a same type of cavity may last for different time
Additional Information On Filling
- Post Treatment Tips and Instructions On Filling
- Sweets or No Sweets