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There are many differences between white and silver fillings, and those differences include more than just the color. White fillings are also known as composite fillings and silver fillings are also known as amalgam fillings. To help you know a little more about each product so you can make the right choice for your smile, our Dr. Golden Laser Dental team is happy to give you the following information:

-Composite Fillings: Composite fillings are white, tooth-colored products that can restore the health of your tooth and also reshape and improve the appearance of your smile. This product is made of resin, ceramic, and plastic materials that provide natural-looking results. Generally, this filling is used for the front teeth. However, because of recent developments, composite fillings can be used for the back teeth as well.

-Amalgam Fillings: Amalgam fillings are strong, durable products that restore your oral health and give you results for many years. This filling is made of mercury, silver, tin, and copper, and it is generally used for the back teeth because of its color. This option is one of the easiest and cheapest products to work with and it effectively and quickly fills cavities.

If you would like to know more or if you would like to know which dental filling in Detroit, Michigan, is the right restoration for you, please feel free to call 313-371-9880 and talk to a member of our team. We also encourage you to schedule an appointment with your dentist, Dr. Richard Golden, so you can restore the health of your smile and keep your oral health in tip-top shape. We look forward to helping you!