Platinum Dental, Inc.
San Marcos, California
San Marcos cosmetic dentist restores teeth with white fillings
san marcos cosmetic dentist uses white fillings to restore and repair teeth

White Fillings vs Silver

As explained by our San Marcos dentist white fillings are an esthetic and conservative choice when it comes to repairing teeth. When a tooth has a cavity (or decay) it needs to be repaired. Typically this involves removing the decayed and diseased part of the tooth and filling in the hole left behind. In the past silver was (and in some offices still is) used to fill cavities.  Dental bondings are an esthetically superior choice to amalgam fillings. They are just as functional and also more tooth can be saved using white fillings vs silver.

Benefits of White Fillings

san marcos cosmetic dentist uses white fillings to repair teeth When comparing the white filling material to amalgam, there are many benefits.
1. Natural and pleasant esthetics: white fillings are far superior to amalgam fillings.
2. Biocompatible: unlike the mercury fillings, white fillings contain no such caustic compounds.
3. Protects the remaining tooth structure: white fillings are bonded to the teeth. This makes it less likely for the tooth or the filling to break.
4. Conserves the remaining tooth structure: white fillings do not require a certain "thickness" for them to work. Silver fillings do. So more tooth structure is removed just to make room for the silver. This is not the case with white fillings.
5. Easier to repair: when a white filling needs to be repaired, it can be done without removing the entire filling. This is not the case for the amalgam fillings.

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Platinum Dental, Inc.
San Marcos, California

Mon 10-7

Tues 9:30-5:30

Wed 9:30-5:30

Thurs 9-6

Fri 9-2

Looking for a caring and quality dentist?
Meet our dentist in San Marcos,
Dr. Sonny Eslampour, DDS.

We offer quality family dentistry in a comfortable setting. Our high tech practice offers digital X-rays for increased safety, non-toxic white fillings and nitrous oxide for increased comfort.

Our san marcos dental practice offers regular dental procedures as well as highly specialized services such as TMJ therapy, Invisalign and oral sleep apnea therapy.

Call or stop by our San Marcos dentist office today.
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*Regular value of $342. New patients only with no dental insurance.
Cannot be combined with other offers.
Cannot be applied to insurance copayment.
Up to 6 digital X-rays.
Cleaning in absence of gum disease.
Does not apply toward specialty services such as TMJ therapy or sleep apnea.