Dental fillings is usually made of silver amalgam, composite, porcelain and gold. They are used for treating cavities and comes in different varieties.
Amalgam fillings have been the most common and cost-effective used dental filling for more than a century now. Composite fillings which are made of a tooth-colored resin and glass composite, they are quickly becoming the preferred dental filling due to their natural appearance and durability. The type of dental filling used is determined by a number of factors, including size, location of the cavity, as well as your budget.