Safe Amalgam Removal in Grand Junction, CO
An amalgam of metal and mercury used to be the only material used for filling a cavity. Amalgam fillings are very durable and effective, but there is a concern about mercury leaking out of the filling and being absorbed by the body.
A better alternative is tooth-colored fillings that are made of composite resin, zirconium, or porcelain. Tooth-colored materials blend seamlessly with your natural teeth, and the dentist can match the color for the best look. Composite resin also eliminates the potential hazards associated with mercury in amalgam fillings.
If you want to replace old amalgam fillings with tooth-colored fillings, visit Grand Dental today. Colorado dentist Dr. Eric Benefield provides safe amalgam removal. With this procedure, you are protected from exposure to toxic elements, like mercury, while the old filling is removed. The replacement filling is also biocompatible for better overall health.
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How Amalgam Removal Works
After the amalgam removal, tooth-colored replacement material is used to fill the space. The material is placed in layers, with each layer hardened by a curing light. The dentist then shapes and polishes the material to fit the tooth. If you are having several fillings removed, it may take more than one trip to the dentist to complete the procedure.
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