Upper Thornhill Dental Care is a silver/mercury/amalgam-free practice. Although many patients have these types of fillings, they are not particularly attractive. Silver fillings can sometimes lead to fracturing over time, however porcelain fillings can add strength to weakened teeth. Porcelain inlays/onlays and direct/indirect composites a almost unnoticeable in the mouth and very strong thanks to advanced bonding techniques available.
Advantages of Porcelain
Porcelain, or composite resin restorations can be formulated to match the true colour of the rest of your teeth for a natural appearance. Resin fillings bond to teeth, unlike silver fillings, where the tooth is cut to create a uniformed fit.