White fillings on back teeth are increasingly the preferred choice for patients and dentist alike. Recent advances in the technology of white filling materials, composites and porcelains, have made their performance comparable or superior to that of traditional silver amalgam fillings.
There are many different ways to provide a tooth coloured filling. We will always discuss the different options available to you whenever a new filling is required. White fillings on back teeth fall into two basic categories: – Direct (one visit) and Indirect (two visits), and each have advantages and disadvantages depending upon size, shape and of the filling required. The long term future of the tooth is also taken into consideration.