Did you know that the two main forms of dental fillings, dental amalgams and tooth-colored composites fillings, both offer different benefits to conquering cavities and protecting your teeth from further decay? They also use different materials to accomplish the task. Listed below are some common questions about dental fillings:

What are dental fillings?
a.) Tooth replacement services used for missing and lost teeth
b.) Tooth restoration treatments that stop cavities from further damaging your teeth
c.) Artificial teeth used to customize the color and shape of your smile
d.) Abrasive dental tools used to brush and floss your teeth and gums

Dental fillings can be made of which of the following?
a.) Metals
b.) Resin materials
c.) Wood
d.) Both a and b

True or False: Dental amalgams are highly effective for large cavities.
a.) True
b.) False

True or False: Composite fillings are highly effective for small and medium-sized cavities.
a.) True
b.) False

Answer Key: b, d, a, a

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