The Full Scoops on Silver Fillings vs. Tooth Colored Fillings

Still have those silver fillings from when you were younger? It may be time to consider having them replaced with resin onlays, better known as tooth colored fillings. Your dentist was not trying to cause future problems for your teeth when he gave you those fillings; whenever you had them put in, silver (50% mercury) was used because that was the best material at the time and they were most likely put in using the best techniques available. With all that said, with advancements in dentistry, ...more