Do you still use silver fillings

Dental amalgam (silver) fillings have been around for over 150 years and continue to be used in modern dentistry. Unfortunately over the years, amalgam's reputation has been tarnished mostly by unfounded media reports. The World Health Organisation and the International Dental Federation have released a joint statement confirming the safety of dental amalgam as a filling material. There is no scientific evidence of any kind linking dental amalgam to ill health.


As a modern dental practice we offer our patients a variety of restorative materials including amalgam, composite, glass ionomer, porcelain and gold. Your dentist will advise and discuss with you the best option for your individual circumstance.
Which material we use will be your choice but make it an informed decision.
 

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