3 Benefits of Amalgam Fillings
If you need to have a filling on a back tooth, then your dentist might recommend using a silver-coloured amalgam rather than a white-coloured composite. In some cases, amalgam fillings are a better option. What are their benefits? 1. Stronger Fillings Dentists typically only use amalgam fillings on the back teeth. This is partly down to their silver colour and their additional strength. If you're having a front tooth filled, then you won't want to use an amalgam here.