Composite Fillings

4 Common Advantages and Disadvantage

In this article you will obtain information about the most common dental filling today

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They are dental fillings made of a plastic material called resin, combined with an inorganic component that acts as a filler mineral


Advantages of Composite Resins

Composite fillings provide exceptional polish. The restorations are smooth and thus better cover the damaged area of the tooth.

One of the disadvantages is that the composite fillings are well cared for, and can last between 7 and 10 years, while amalgams last up to 50 years in the mouth.

What is the Procedure for Placing Composite Resins?

The dentist will remove the dental caries, and make a small erosion on the tooth to achieve greater adherence.

Some people are also concerned about the light used to harden the resins:  it may create risks. For this reason, it is suggested to follow the manufacturer’s instructions to the letter


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