COMPOSITE (LASER – WHITE) FILLINGS
Composite fillings are also known as white fillings because they are tooth-colored. At the beginning they were used only for front teeth, now dentists are using them for back teeth as well because durability against chewing forces are increased.
Advantages of Composite Fillings
Being aesthetic is the biggest advantage of composite fillings. They are polished immediately after filling.They can be used Not only for restoration of dental caries, but also for cosmetic transactions by changing the colour and shape.
Disadvantages of Composite Fillings
Composite fillings are applied layer by layer and harden with a special light. Therefore, compared with amalgam it takes long time and is more difficult to make. The price is more expensive than amalgam. Discoloration can be seen in a long time.