Dental fillings replaces the decayed portion of the tooth (decay present in enamel /dentine). This is one way of treating dental caries/cavities progressing further into the pulp/nerve tissue of the tooth.
There are number of different types of dental fillings:
Amalgam (silver coloured)
Composite /light cure fillings (tooth coloured)
Gold inlays and on lays
Porcelain inlays & on lays & (veneers)
Composite fillings: also known as white coloured/tooth coloured fillings
Filling gaps between teeth
Minor reshaping of teeth / fractured tooth
Partial crowns on single teeth
Veneer: it is a layer of material placed over a tooth
Veneers improve the aesthetics of a smile
Protects the tooth surface from damage
This treatment is perfect for the people with the tooth that are stained, chipped or have gaps.