Will Fillings Wear Down Over Time?

28 August 2018
28 August 2018, Comments: 0

Contrary to popular belief, any filling applied to one or more teeth by a dentist will not last forever. Each formulation has a specific lifespan. Why will these supposedly impermeable materials wear down over time? You might be surprised to learn some common causes.

– The mechanical action of chewing will impact a filling.

– Silver fillings last longer than their composite resin counterparts.

– There are also times when the filling was not properly sealed against the tooth.

“Fillings experience everyday wear from your regular mouth functions of biting and chewing.”

Take a look at some other issues associated with fillings here:

http://yourdentalhealthresource.com/can-cavities-form-under-dental-fillings/

 

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