Three Things To Consider Before Having A Filling

Because there are several types of fillings, choosing the right one for your teeth can be confusing. Here are three things to bear in mind when having a filling.

Key takeaways:

  • How big the area to be filled is: porcelain is best for large fillings, whereas composite works mainly in small and medium-sized areas.
  • Visibility: silver fillings are the most noticeable. Resin and porcelain offer the most natural appearance.
  • Cost: composite resin fillings are the cheapest, and gold and porcelain the most expensive.

If you’re still in doubt, have a chat with your dentist to see which filling material they recommend.

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