• Amalgam Filling (Silver Filling)
Composite Filling (Aesthetic Filling)
• Endodontics (Root Canal Treatment)
Amalgam fillings are also known as silver fillings. Amalgam is obtained by mixing silver, tin and copper alloys with mercury. Amalgam fillings have been used for about 150 years.
However, the disadvantage is that it is not aesthetic and rarely causes allergies.
There is controversy regarding the mercury content of amalgam filling. However, as mercury combines with other metals in amalgam, its chemical structure changes and becomes harmless.
Composite filling (See Aesthetics)
Endodontics (Root Canal Treatment)
Endodontics is a branch of dentistry that deals with root canal treatment. Endodontic treatment or root canal treatment; It is the process of draining, expanding, disinfecting and filling root canals. Root canal treatment is applied when irreversible inflammatory reactions develop within the root canals. In these teeth, large caries that are deeply advanced are usually encountered. Apart from the development of caries, similar pictures may occur as a result of mechanical or thermal trauma to the tooth and root canal treatment may be required.