Years back, metal fillings were the only option for treating cavities. While silver-coloured fillings work, they aren’t aesthetically appealing and pose safety concerns to users. Over the years, dental fillings have come a long way. Today, you can enjoy composite (non-metal) fillings, which are more attractive and safer than their metal counterparts.
Want to overcome dental cavities in Hamilton, Ontario? Please schedule an appointment with Dentistry on Parkdale for composite dental fillings.
Most people assume dental fillings are only used to treat cavities. While this is true, dental fillings have other uses in dentistry. Your dentist may recommend a dental filling to:
If you need a dental filling, only consider toxin-free restorations. It doesn’t make sense to fix one problem only to introduce another. Not sure what’s safe for your cavity treatment? Visit our dental clinic for safe yet effective dental restorations.
Metal fillings are made of tin, silver, copper, and about 50% mercury. On the other hand, composite fillings are composed of a mixture of BPA-free plastic fibre and glass. Dentists use composite fillings to treat cavities and improve the appearance of your teeth.
Dr. Karen Ho and other like-minded dentists prefer composite fillings because they offer many benefits, including:
At Dentistry on Parkdale, we believe what you put in your mouth can have lasting effects on your well-being. That’s why we offer non-toxic fillings to safeguard your health. Want to win the battle against cavities in Hamilton, Ontario? Please dial 905-547-4940 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Karen Ho.
Dr. Karen Ho is a trusted dentist serving patients of all ages in Hamilton, Ontario. Having studied at prestigious institutes such as McMaster University and University of Toronto and trained at Hartford Hospital (General Practice Residency), she opened her private practice in 2003.
Dr. Ho is committed to lifelong learning as she believes that she can serve her community better by constantly updating herself. She is affiliated with many professional organisations like the Academy of General Dentistry, Institute for Clinical Practice of Pediatric Dentistry, The Dawson Academy Study Club, Niagara Peninsula Dental Diagnostic Study Club, Hamilton Chapter of the Seattle Study Club (Founding Member), and Boston and Tufts Universities.