A: Your dentist will recommend a certain type of filling based on a few considerations: dental health his
tory, allergies, cost of treatment, tooth location, and repairs needed. There is no right answer for everyone. Each type of filling comes with its pros and cons, which you may discuss with your dentist. There are five common fillings you may hear about - composite, glass ionomer, porcelain, amalgam, and cast gold:
Remember, your dentist makes recommendations intending to protect you, your teeth, overall health and peace of mind.If you think you need a filling and don't have a dentist, give us a call. We're always accepting new patients.