Tooth-Colored Fillings Are Becoming Popular in South Charlotte By Dr. Pinnix on January 21, 2013

Cosmetic dentistry has come a long way. The old silver amalgam fillings that can discolor teeth, making them look bad, have been replaced with modern composite resin compounds that match the color of teeth. Back teeth were the most likely ones to be restored using silver fillings. However, even back teeth can be easily seen during a big smile, laugh or yawn. Tooth colored fillings are practically invisible.

Dentists are able to get rid of cavities and restore teeth to a healthy state without resorting to old metal fillings. Composite resins are colored to match existing teeth and can be shaped to conform to natural teeth contours restoring them back to their original shape and color.

Anyone getting any sort of restorative work done on teeth should ask about modern cosmetic dentistry practices such as the use of tooth colored fillings. Resin fillings are no longer just for the front and other visible teeth. Patients are asking for them to be used anywhere a filling is needed. Those concerned about mercury exposure using metal amalgams are also good candidates for composite resin fillings that match the color of the teeth where they are used.

Old metal fillings can be removed and replaced with tooth colored resin fillings. A good smile can become a great smile by simply swapping out the metal fillings for modern composite resin ones. Good oral health and a winning smile are more important today than ever before. Dentists in Charlotte are busy making smiles even better by removing old tarnished silver fillings that begin to look black as time goes on with composites that match the natural tooth color of patients.

For new fillings and tooth restoration work, composite resins are a great choice. For those who want their old fillings replaced with an almost invisible option, composite resins are the way to go. Take advantage of this technology to get back that winning smile.

If you have any questions or would like more information about tooth-colored fillings and our cosmetic dentistry services, please contact ourCharlotte dentist officeat 704-543-1102 or by using our convenient onlineappointment request form.

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