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Replacing Old Amalgam Fillings

Replacing old fillings

Many patients ask to have their old silver (amalgam) fillings replaced with white (composite) ones. For most patients this is not a problem as old fillings tend to have leaky margins and warrant replacement. If you have old silver fillings and wish to have them replaced please book to have Dr. Jomha take a took that them first. He can discuss treatment time and what to expect afterwards.

Xrays

Amalgam Fillings xray

X-ray of the existing amalgam fillings.

Before


Before amalgam fillings are removed. Blue marks indicate where the patient is biting. After restoring we want to make sure the bite is the same.

After

After replacing amalgam fillings with Composite

Old fillings are removed and filling with composite filling material.


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