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Amalgam Replacement

Amalgam Replacement

COMPOSITE RESTORATION

A composite material to replace amalgam fillings.

Appointments

1.

Duration

30-90mins.

When?

To replace small amalgam fillings.

PORCELAIN ONLAY / CROWN

A porcelain cap to replace amalgam fillings and provide additional
strength and protection.

Amalgam Replacement

Appointments

2.

Duration

2-3 weeks.

When?

Weak and compromised teeth:

• Moderate to large amalgam fillings.
• Cracks visible.
• Broken teeth.
• Root canal treated teeth.

Advantages of Onlays: More conservative (reduced risk of future root canal treatment).
Simpler repairs and maintenance.

Advantages of Crowns: Less visible margins between crown and tooth. Temporary crowns
more reliable.

Amalgam Replacement

COMPOSITE ONLAY

Composite material used as an alternative to a porcelain.

Advantages: Single appointment. No temporary required.

Disadvantages: Weaker material. Less conservative. Less
predictable. Less stain resistant.


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