All filling materials have advantages and disadvantages, after a complete examination of your mouth, we will be able to recommend the filling best suited to your needs.

Gold tooth filling close up - Brentwood Dental

Repairing caries

The advances of modern dentistry are many, but we yet have to find a way of reversing the ravages of tooth decay. Once caries have been detected in a tooth, the only way to stop its progression is to remove the decay until sound tooth structure has been reached, and replace it with a filling material.

Fillings fall into the following categories: