Dental Filling or tooth cavity filling ia a treatment to restore the function, integrity and morphology of missing tooth structure resulting from cavities or external trauma as well as replacement of such structure supported by dental implants. Filling works by replacing the part of the tooth destroyed by the tooth decay. The dentist molds them to match the shape of the surrounding tooth. They restore the strength and integrity of the tooth and prevent decay from re-entering the vulnerables area. Dental Filling or tooth cavity filling is not a painful procedure, in fact, when you restore a decayed tooth, you eliminate the pain that often results from the cavity.
Composite fillings are the most widely used dental filling material, They are made os glass or quartz in resin. Amalgam fillings are also safe, Such fillings are found to be effective, long-lasting treatment for dental decay. Amalgam or silver fillings are made with mercury, silver, tin, and copper.