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What Are the Different Types of Dental Fillings?

Dental fillings are restorations used to fill in the area where cavities have damaged teeth. Your dentist will remove the decayed tissue from the tooth and fill in the missing area with a restoration.

Dentists have used fillings for more than a century to restore and protect teeth, although there’s evidence that shows humans have used various materials to fill in areas of damaged teeth much earlier [1].

Today, dentists use several different types of filling materials—what are they?

An article by Dr. Mojgan Mazhari. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

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