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What Are Composite Fillings?

September 24, 2015 ADManage

A composite filling, like a traditional dental filling, is used to restore decayed or damaged teeth. Your emergency dentist or cosmetic dentist near Park Ridge may recommend composite fillings, rather than traditional fillings, as composite fillings look much more natural. Composite fillings are also often used in cosmetic dentistry procedures to reshape a damaged tooth, or change the color of the tooth.

Watch this video from the American Dental Association to learn more about composite fillings, and how they’re used in emergency dental care and cosmetic dentistry. Your cosmetic dentist may also recommend dental inlays or dental onlays as part of your cosmetic dental care.