When patients are diagnosed with a cavity, their dentist in North Hollywood will recommend the placement of a dental filling. However, the material used to restore the tooth should be considered carefully. Dr. Fadi Edmond Elzayat of A-Dental Center offers patients metal-free fillings made with composite resin.
In the past, dentists have used a material called amalgam for fillings. It has been found through countless studies that this material is unsafe for use in the human body. The reason? “Silver” fillings are made with approximately 50 percent mercury—a substance dangerous to humans. This metal can release toxins vapor. Toxins enter the body and contribute to a variety of medical conditions.
Instead, Dr. Elzayat uses composite resin bonding fillings which have several benefits. These fillings:
Dr. Elzayat discusses with patients facing the placement of fillings the benefits of using composite resin bonding materials over amalgam. By educating patients, they can make knowledgeable decisions with regard to their oral health and wellness.
Metal-free, mercury-free fillings are the best way to address cavities. North Hollywood area residents are welcome to contact Dr. Fadi Edmond Elzayat and the team at A-Dental Center to discuss the benefits of composite bonding fillings. Call 818-593-0700 or schedule personally with our friendly front office staff at 11335 Magnolia Boulevard #1A.