dental Solutions for life with restorative dentistry

Amalgam Restorations

Dental amalgam is a safe, durable, and affordable material used to fill cavities and restore damaged teeth. Over the past few decades, more than 100 million Americans have received amalgam restorations. A combination of metals including silver, copper, tin, and mercury bind into a hard, stable substance that protects and strengthens decaying teeth.

Amalgam restorations are also known as silver fillings for the color they create on the chewing surface of treated teeth. However, since most teeth filled with amalgam restorations sit far back in the mouth, they’re rarely visible to others. Dr. Carlo has helped countless patients repair cavities and protect their ongoing oral health using this versatile, budget-friendly restoration material.

Composite Restorations

Composite restorations, also known as tooth-colored fillings, are composed of resin-based substances that create a natural, tooth-like aesthetic.

Although composite restorations are not as durable as amalgam fillings, they offer protection for small-to-midsize fillings and can be used on the front or back teeth. Many patients choose composite fillings to achieve a more natural, attractive appearance.

Schedule an Appointment

Quality • Comfortable • Care

Composite Restorations

Composite restorations, also known as tooth-colored fillings, are composed of resin-based substances that create a natural, tooth-like aesthetic.

Although composite restorations are not as durable as amalgam fillings, they offer protection for small- to midsize fillings and can be used on the front or back teeth. Many patients choose composite fillings to achieve a more natural, attractive appearance.

Request an Appointment

Composite Restorations dentist near you

TESTIMONIAL

“My husband and I have both been seeing Dr. Carlo and O’Brien for over 10 years. We each go every six months for checkups and have also have had other work done if needed. We are extremely happy with Dr Carlo’s advice and work.”

AdA Logo
San Diego County Dental Society Logo
San Diego Advanced Study Group
Care Credit Logo
Cda Logo