Amalgam Filling Replacement
SIGNS TO REPLACE
sensitivity, ache, cracks,
appearance, broken tooth, decay
Cracks cannot be predicted, you should keep teeth
strong and not wait for cracks to damage the nerve
inside a tooth
Same day with white fillings to
2 weeks with porcelain crowns or inlays
WHY SHOULD I
GET IN EARLY?
early replacement avoids root canal
save time and money
sometimes find unexpected cracks
Replacing old Amalgam Fillings
if tooth is badly damaged
by waiting too long:
Amalgam contains mercury, silver, tin.
copper and other metals.
often it is not the amalgam
that fails, but the tooth
which cracks around it
$ $300 $1000-$1500
white fillings porcelain inlay
People with amalgam fillings
regular brushing, flossing, fluoride mouthwash,
check-ups, cleans, xrays to determine if
amalgam should be replaced
amalgam has not been
used at Smile Artistry for
over 15 years
WHITE FILLINGS Computer tooth scanners
CAD-CAM CREATION OF CROWNS
BEFORE & AFTER:
8 years 20+ years HOW LONG DO
white filling computerised THEY LAST?
Strong tooth with white appearance.
Good materials last for 20 years