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Dental fillings are an excellent gift to give or receive any time of year. Because cavities will continue to attack your teeth, the sooner you have them taken care of, the better your chance of saving the tooth will be.

Our dentists here at Boise Dental Center - Michael Smith, DMD & Evan Smith, DMD, use two important types of fillings: composites and amalgams. Below are some of the advantages of the two types of fillings:

Question: Which type of filling can match the natural color of your teeth?
Answer: Composite

Question: Which type of filling can be repaired many times over without removing the original?
Answer: Composite

Question: Which type of filling typically lasts longer in large fillings?
Answer: Amalgam

Question: Which type of filling has a proven track record of success while in use in America for over 150 years?
Answer: Amalgam

Question: Which one does not contain Mercury?
Answer: Composite

Question: In very small cavities, which one is more useful?
Answer: Composite

Don’t let cavities hold you down this season. Fight back with our team at Boise Dental Center - Michael Smith, DMD & Evan Smith, DMD and get the quality care and professionalism you need. Call now to book an appointment with Drs. Michael Smith & Evan Smith. To speak with a member of our fantastic team, contact us at 208-343-4986, or stop by our office in Boise, Idaho. Cavities can be conquered, so feel free to come see us today!