Metal-free Filling/ Inlays and Onlays
Whether you’re embarrassed by the old metal fillings marring your smile or you’re simply concerned with the overall health of your teeth, Porcelin Inlays and Onlays make it easy to maintain or restore the natural-looking appearance of your mouth. As recent as 10 years ago, metal amalgams, or mixtures of silver and other metals, were used almost exclusively for fillings, leaving patients with “dark” sections in their mouth when they smiled or spoke. Thanks to advances in technology, composite materials—Porcelin is the most common—that match the tooth’s natural color have not only become a viable option but the preferred choice among dentists and their patients. Composites have proven to be just as strong if not stronger than their metal counterparts, and there is no threat of trace elements of the dangerous metal mercury, which often appears in amalgam fillings.