There are two types of white fillings:

1. Composite fillings (white fillings):
Composite fillings have a natural appearance because the color is matched to the surrounding teeth. The advantage is that we do not need to grind away healthy parts to give the filling material strength. The bond strength of composite today is very high. However, it is important to note that composite is not as strong as your own tooth tissue, which may make it less suitable for large fillings.

2. Porcelain fillings (white inlays or onlays):
Porcelain fillings are custom-made in the correct color by a dental laboratory. Then the inlay or onlay is cemented, or glued, to your tooth. These ceramic fillings have a longer lifespan than composite fillings and are highly resistant to discoloration. They offer a higher level of durability and aesthetics. The difference between an inlay and onlay is the size of the filling. With an onlay, the nodes of a molar are also made of porcelain.


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