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  1. Arti says:

    They can also be used to add to teeth to make the teeth longer, if worn down, or to change the shape of a tooth. Unlike amalgam where people are concerned about the side-effects from mercury, white fillings have a number of inherent side-effects related specifically to the material used. Yes, white fillings on front teeth are often called dental bonding. They can either simply replace a small decayed area or cover the whole of the front of the tooth. One of the things most dental practices want to do is to offer you alternatives to treatments, having a dental filling is no exception. There are a wide range of options when it comes to treating tooth decay with a dental filling and in this blog post, our Harrow dentist, Dr Nishan Dixit discusses what alternatives there are to the classic silver amalgam filling.

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