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Pediatric  Dental   Health

November 1, 2001

Should Children Have White Dental Fillings?see photo
The restoration of primary teeth is an important component of children’s oral health care. Many parents want to know if their children should have white dental restorations. The answer depends upon many factors.

Amalgam has been the material of choice for many years in the restoration of children’s teeth. Recently, however, tooth-colored dental restorative materials have become popular for use in children’s teeth. A major reason is the growing demand for esthetic dental restorations.

WHAT KINDS OF TOOTH-COLORED MATRIALS ARE AVAILABLE?