Composite Porcelain Filling vs. Silver Amalgam Fillings

A lot of patients are asking which fillings are better for your health and which fillings are longer lasting: white, porcelain tooth colored or silver, metal fillings. There are no definite answers to those questions, but the latest scientific research shows the following: Silver, amalgam fillings definitely have a high content of mercury which is released into the mouth during the whole life of the filling especially upon placement and removal. Read more »