Resin fillings are a restorative material which is tooth colored and bonds to the tooth structure. They are utilized to replaced tooth structure that has been lost due to damage or decay of the tooth.
Advantages of Tooth-Colored Restorations
There are many advantages to tooth-colored restorations. Resins are bonded to the teeth creating a tight, superior fit to the natural tooth. Such restorations can be used in instances where much of the tooth structure has been lost. The tooth remains intact and stronger.
Since some tooth colored restorative materials used in tooth-colored restorations contain fluoride this can help prevent decay.
The result is a beautiful smile!