White fillings, also known as composite fillings, are highly aesthetic fillings made of tooth colored materials. Composite fillings can be used for bonding to improve your smile by changing the color, shape and size of a tooth, to fix a broken tooth invisibly; and to close spaces between the front teeth. White fillings can also be placed in back teeth where they can be used instead of gray amalgam fillings.
These are actual pictures of fillings that needed to be replaced due to decay. The patient chose to have white fillings done and this is how they turned out:
Not every case is suitable for white fillings. Here at the University Dental and Implant Centre we will advise you if they are appropriate for you.