Amalgam Fillings

Southern California Family Dentistry

Southern California Family Dentistry - Dental Treament

A silver amalgam filling is a dental filling material used to fill cavities that are affected by decay, cracks, fractures, etc. The silver filling which repairs the decayed or affected portion of the tooth has been used for more than 150 years.

What is the Amalgam Filling process?

  • The dentist first drills the tooth to remove the decay
  • Next, the dentist shapes the tooth cavity for placement of the amalgam filling
  • Afterwards, a softened amalgam putty is placed in the prepared cavity
  • The amalgam putty swiftly hardens into a solid filling

What are the Benefits of Amalgam Fillings?

  • Amalgam fillings are durable and long-lasting
  • Less likely to break, compared to other types of fillings
  • Amalgam is the least costly type of filling material

Most common uses for Amalgam Fillings

  • Cracked or damaged teeth
  • Decayed teeth
  • Worn teeth

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DENTAL TEAM

Southern California Family Dentistry - Hossein Jahangiri DDS - Dentist - Whittier, Lake Forest, San Clemente

DR HOSSEIN JAHANGIRI

General, Implant & Cosmetic Dentist, Clinical Director, SCFD & Portside Dentistry

Southern California Family Dentistry - Sanaz Shahbandi DDS - Dentist - Whittier

DR. SANAZ SHAHBANDI

General, Cosmetic and Restorative Dentist

Southern California Family Dentistry - Zahra Hanieh DDS - Dentist - Whittier, San Clemente

DR. ZAHRA HANIEH
(DR. EZZY)

General, Implant and Restorative Dentist

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