GOLD FILLINGS

Introduction:

Gold fillings are a type of dental restoration used to treat cavities. Gold fillings are made from a mixture of gold, silver, and other metals. They are placed into the cavity using a special adhesive. Gold fillings are considered to be very strong and durable, and they can last for many years. However, they are also very expensive.

Benefits and risks of Gold Fillings:

  • Gold fillings have a number of benefits. They are very strong and durable, and they can last for many years. They are also less likely to cause allergic reactions than other types of dental restoration.
  • However, gold fillings are also very expensive. There is also a small risk that the gold could leak into the surrounding tissues.
  • If you are considering getting a gold filling, it is important to talk to your dentist about the risks and benefits. Gold fillings can cause allergic reactions in some people.
  • They can also make your teeth more sensitive to cold and hot temperatures. If you have any concerns, be sure to discuss them with your dentist before having the procedure.