How long do white dental fillings last?

Answer White or composite resin fillings are composed of acrylic resin and glass powder. For this reason, composite fillings wear faster than silver or amalgam fillings because fillings may break with hea... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How long do white dental fillings last

I got silver fillings the other day. I don't like them and want to change to white fillings. Options?

You could go back and pay them to replace with white fillings. Of course, white fillings are strictly inferior in back teeth because they are not as strong and leak (causing more cavities).

How long do tooth fillings last for?

I just had a silver filling the other day....they told me 10-15 years. They do get a few's no big deal..

Do you have mercury fillings or nice white fillings?

Since I still get my dental care free on the NHS my filling is a mercury one. I don't really mind though, it's in a molar right at the back of my mouth so you can't see. And it does it's job.

Safety of Dental Composites Vs. Mercury Fillings?

The most controversial area among dentists pertains to dental materials. Today's dental graduates use dental composite filling material and would not consider mercury amalgam. Composite fillings ar... Read More »