In the past, white fillings had a reputation for not lasting as long as their silver amalgam counterparts, says the British Dental Health Foundation (BDHF). But there are now new materials that are almost as good as silver amalgam, and these are proving to be very successful.
White fillings are used to restore decaying teeth. Typically the process of fitting a white filling involves having the decay removed from the tooth, before the cavity is filled with a white substance. White fillings are designed to blend in with your teeth, for a natural, seamless appearance.
Because white fillings are deemed to fall under cosmetic dentistry, most NHS dentists will not fit them for you. So, if you’re looking for a dentist who will fit a white filling you may well need to go private. Here at Zeta Dental we work closely with a network of dentists across the UK, we’re sure to have a professional, trustworthy dentist close to you who can carry out this treatment for you.