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Have you suffered the effects of tooth decay for such a long time that a cavity has now presented itself within a tooth? If so, it must be treated immediately. If a cavity is left untreated, serious infections such as pulp damage and tooth loss can occur. A highly effective tooth restoration treatment tool for eradicating cavities is a dental filling.

One of the most popular forms of dental fillings is tooth colored composite fillings. Tooth-colored composites are designed to mimic the natural look of your teeth and can easily and effectively be placed within your mouth to eradicate a cavity. They can even treat extremely small cavities that dental amalgams cannot. Furthermore, if you have suffered an accident and a composite has been damaged, they can be reapplied without removing the original filling.

Dental amalgams have been around for a very long time and have a proven track record of success, but they leave a distinctive metallic shine based on the combination of metals and mercury that is employed with each filling. Composite fillings, on the other hand, are mercury-free and can be made to naturally mimic the color of your teeth.

To schedule an oral exam for tooth-colored composite fillings at Windward Dental Care, simply book an appointment at our dentist office in Alpharetta, GA. We can be reached at 770-569-7580. We are here to proudly keep you and your smile healthy and happy.