Fillings in the Future: What a New Study Suggests
If you have a composite dental filling, it can last between seven and ten years with proper oral care. Obviously having a tooth filled is a good investment! But wouldn’t it be great if they lasted even longer?
How We Use Composite Fillings
First, you should know that we use the term “composite” because the filling material is a combination of plastic and glass. The plastic makes the filling durable, and the glass lends a natural-looking translucent appearance, so the repair blends with your tooth.
The next thing to understand is how a filling is placed. When placing dental fillings in Lewes, DE, our doctors start by carefully removing only the decayed portion ...