Tooth enamel is damaged due to poor oral health and hygiene. The enamel is the white strong part of the tooth, with plaque buildup, decay can affect even the hardest tooth with holes developing on the teeth over time. These holes are cavities and they make the teeth more sensitive to cold or heat causing pains in the teeth with cavities. If these cavities are not treated by the dentist, the affected teeth will be more vulnerable to further decay.
The dentine, which is the inner material of the teeth may be exposed as a result of tooth decay; this would cause you more pains and dental problems. Hence, if your tooth has developed a cavity, you should immediately visit your dentist so he can put tooth fillings on the cavities.- Learn more
Composite resins, or tooth-colored fillings, provide good durability and resistance to fracture in small- to mid-size fillings that need to withstand moderate pressure from the constant stress of chewing. They can be used on either front or back teeth. They are a good choice for people who prefer that their fillings look more natural.- Learn more
Dental amalgam is made from a combination of metals that include mercury, silver, tin, and copper. Sometimes described as 'silver-colored' fillings, dental amalgam has been used by dentists for more than 100 years because it lasts a long time and is less expensive than other cavity-filling materials such as tooth-colored composites or gold fillings.- Learn more