In recent years it has been more common for the patient to ask for white fillings. The material Composit is a stronger more durable natural coloured filling material, which is becoming a more viable treatment option for restorations. White filling material can be placed in any tooth. The only dictating factor being the size of the filling. The advantages of choosing a white filling material opposed to a silver filling are:
Your dentist is able to replace your filling with a match that is natural to your shade of tooth, so the filling is almost invisible. If you are interested in having white fillings please discuss this with our dental team as there are different options available.