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Picture of Composite Fillings

Picture of Composite Fillings

Composite fillings or resins are a good choice to replace amalgam fillings, especially for people who prefer a more natural look. Amalgam fillings contain mercury. Composite fillings are appropriate for small- to mid-sized fillings and are strong enough to withstand the stress of chewing.

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Text Reference: American Dental Association: "Composite Fillings"