We Are Open! Please call us on 1800 667 246 to schedule an appointment.   Read More

Tooth Coloured and Porcelain Fillings

HEALTH SERVICES BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Traditionally, metal amalgam (mercury) fillings were the material of choice to treat dental decay and cavities. There is an ongoing controversy as to whether having mercury fillings in our mouth poses any risk. Depending on your opinion you may opt to have tooth coloured fillings instead.

With the advancement in dental technology, there are many other alternatives to amalgam such as direct composite (tooth coloured) fillings, and indirect porcelain fillings (Inlays/ Onlays). At Dental Boutique, we believe in your freedom in material of choice, and will explain to you the advantages and disadvantages of each material for you.

Traditionally, metal amalgam (mercury) fillings were the material of choice to treat dental decay and cavities. There is an ongoing controversy as to whether having mercury fillings in our mouth poses any risk. Depending on your opinion you may opt to have tooth coloured fillings instead.

With the advancement in dental technology, there are many other alternatives to amalgam such as direct composite (tooth coloured) fillings, and indirect porcelain fillings (Inlays/ Onlays). At Dental Boutique, we believe in your freedom in material of choice, and will explain to you the advantages and disadvantages of each material for you.

Dental Porcelain (Indirect Fillings)

Dental porcelain has the properties which looks similar to tooth enamel. It is a tooth coloured substance that is partly translucent, that absorbs and reflect light to mimic the properties of a pearly white shine.

A porcelain inlay or onlay, on occasion, has superior properties over that of a traditional filling.

Some Advantages Of Dental Porcelain Include:

• Aesthetics – the exact shade of porcelain is chosen to match your natural tooth colour
• Stain resistant
• Strong and durable
• Strengthen the tooth when bonded to the tooth
• Simple dental care

If you need a filling in your tooth please do not hesitate to contact us for an appointment.

Have a Look at Some of Our Work

We have transformed thousands of smiles and improved the confidence of countless patients

A Guide to Help You Overcome Your Fear

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Useful Information Guide for International and Interstate Patients

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Your Comprehensive Guide To Smile Makeovers & Cosmetic Dentistry

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Your Guide To Invisalign Plus: Three Invisalign Myths Debunked!

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Enter Your Details and We Will Send You Our Price List

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Pre-Wedding Smile Checklist & 5 Smile Tips for Your Big Day

You have Successfully Subscribed!

All-On-4 at Dental Boutique Guide

You have Successfully Subscribed!