Advantages of Tooth-Colored Restorations
There are many advantages to tooth-colored restorations. Resin onlays are bonded to the teeth creating a tight, superior fit to the natural tooth. Such restorations can be used in instances where much of the tooth structure has been lost. The tooth remains intact and stronger.
Since the resin used in tooth-colored restorations contain fluoride this can help prevent decay. The resin wears like natural teeth and does not require placement at the gum line, which is healthier for your gums!
The result is a beautiful smile!
Replacing Silver Fillings with a Tooth colored restorations.
Old silver filling can be replaced with tooth colored fillings. If the old sillver filling is large the filling can be replaced with a tooth colored restoration called an onlay or a crown. Both the onlay and crown are made in the lab and cemented in place.