As a holistic dentist in the Albuquerque community, committed to your overall well-being, we prioritize using safe and biocompatible materials for dental treatments. One such material is composite resin, a mercury-free alternative to traditional amalgam fillings. In this blog, we will explore the numerous benefits of composite fillings and why they are an excellent choice for your dental health.
Unlike amalgam fillings, which contain mercury, composite resin is a biocompatible material. This means that it is non-toxic and safe for use in dental restorations, aligning with our holistic approach to dentistry. Choosing composite fillings eliminates concerns about potential mercury exposure and supports your body’s natural harmony.
- Composite fillings are tooth-colored and can be precisely matched to the shade of your natural teeth. This aesthetic advantage makes them virtually indistinguishable, ensuring a seamless blend with your smile. Say goodbye to noticeable dark spots and enjoy a confident, beautiful smile.
- Conservative Approach
Composite fillings require less removal of healthy tooth structure compared to amalgam fillings. As a result, preserving more of your natural tooth structure promotes better dental health in the long run. The conservative approach of composite fillings also means less sensitivity and discomfort post-treatment.
- Bonding Strength
Composite fillings are directly bonded to your tooth’s surface, creating a strong and durable bond. This bonding strength reinforces the tooth’s structure, reducing the risk of fractures or chipping. With composite fillings, you can enjoy a lasting and reliable dental restoration.
- Temperature Sensitivity
Amalgam fillings are known to expand and contract with temperature changes, potentially causing teeth to crack or weaken over time. Composite fillings, on the other hand, are not temperature sensitive, providing added protection for your teeth against thermal stress.
Composite resin can be used not only for fillings but also for repairing chipped, cracked, or worn teeth. It can be shaped and contoured to restore the natural appearance and function of your teeth. Its versatility makes it an excellent choice for various dental applications.
At Biological Dentistry, we prioritize your health and safety, which is why we offer mercury-free dentistry with composite fillings. From their biocompatibility to their aesthetic appeal and bonding strength, composite fillings offer a multitude of benefits. If you are looking for a safe, durable, and aesthetically pleasing dental restoration, we encourage you to consider the advantages of composite fillings at our Albuquerque location. Contact us to schedule a consultation!