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Fillings are one of the most basic methods of restoring damaged teeth and making them strong again.

They are usually needed when your tooth has been damaged by decay - we remove the decayed material, and replace it with either tooth coloured material or grey/silver amalgam.

Tooth-coloured fillings are not always available on the NHS, especially on less visible back teeth, but we can provide them on a private basis if requested.

Frequently asked questions

The following questions are answered by the BDHF

This page was last updated on the 28th of January 2013