- The durability of these silver-colored fillings makes them the an option for large cavities or in the back teeth where a lot of force is applied when chewing.
- It costs less than other filling types like tooth-colored composites or gold fillings.
- To prepare the tooth for the filling, the dentist may need to remove more tooth structure compared to other types of fillings.
- These fillings are not tooth-colored or “natural-looking”, which makes the silver color from the filling visible when you laugh or speak.
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