Dental fillings will be the treatment of choice in dental cavities for quite a while, until disruptive technologies replace them.Choices have to be properly made.Patients too have to choose between materials,dentists and clinics.That is why they need to be better informed in this information age.Thanks Dr Sakina for standing in the information gap.
One of the toughest decisions to make at the dental office is when you’re given a choice between a silver and white filling. The daunting ambience, little facts and a few minutes given to make the decision does not help! As the clock ticks, most people decide to go with the dentist’s decision since s/he knows best. In this article, I’d like to break it down to you, so next time you visit a dentist you’re equipped with enough knowledge to ask the right questions and choose what’s best for you.
As dentists and patients, some of the things we consider while providing and receiving dental restorations respectively are: aesthetics, durability, cost and safety. While both silver (Amalgam) and White (Resin Based Composite) materials have evolved over time in their own modes, each has its unique advantages and disadvantages.
Once upon a time gold crowned teeth and glistening smiles were…
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