Composite Resin Fillings (White tooth-colored fillings)
Tooth-colored restorative material composed of plastic with small glass or ceramic particles, usually “cured” or hardened with filtered light or chemical catalyst. Resin is a great cosmetic alternative to silver amalgam fillings. Typically composite fillings are used for chipped teeth, closing space between two teeth, cracked, broken, decayed, or worn teeth. Most are durable and will last you many years, but they are not permanent and may need to be replaced in the future. No dental restoration is permanent due to the difficult environment of the mouth and the every day wear and tear all restorations take.