Silver Filling Replacement
Back in the day, when caries was diagnosed, the material of choice was Silver (Amalgam) filling. Even though it's proven safe as a dental material, It's esthetically eye-sore but more importantly it tends to cause hairline fracture on the surrounding tooth structure over time most of time. It can lead to tooth fracture. Thus, Your cosmetic dentist, Dr. Park does not practice amalgam as a filling material.In these pictures, you will be able to see the silver filling on a tooth. Also, there was recurrent caries noted after all silver filling was removed. Last picture, you will be able to see tooth colored filling on the same tooth.What a difference!If you have silver fillings in your mouth and don't like them, schedule your dental appointment with us, we will take good care of you!