Dentists offering amalgam fillings

Amalgam Filling

Dentists offering amalgam fillings

What is a tooth filling? When a tooth is beset by decay, a dentist first cleans any fissures and cavities that may have been caused by caries and then uses a tooth filling to seal them off to prevent re-infections. Nowadays, dentists can pick between several different sealant options for dental fillings with the two most commonly used ones...
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Graben 31,Top 11

1010 Vienna

Austria


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Istvan Joo

Amelia T. Poser

Dr.med.dent.

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Simmeringer Hauptstraße 108A/2

1110 Vienna

Austria


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Dimitar Raynov

Dr.Dent.Med.

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Wien 1230 Draschestraße 31, Top 3

1230 Vienna

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Dimitar Raynov

Katalin Martyan

Medic.Dent., MSc

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Leonard-Bernstein Straße 8/1/EG6

1220 Vienna

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Katalin Martyan

Svitlana Pokornik

Dr.Dent.Med.

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Rögergasse 32

1090 Vienna

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Jaroslav Wilson

Dr. Med. Dent.

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Karl-Popper-Str. 8 / 3 Stock

1100 Vienna

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Jaroslav Wilson

Melanie Paulmayer

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Kirchstetterngasse 49/2

1160 Vienna

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Melanie Paulmayer

Alireza Emami Nouri

Dr.med.dent., Msc

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Burggasse 105/2

1070 Vienna

Austria


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Mathias Steyrer

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Schönbrunner Straße 148

1120 Vienna

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Radetzkyplatz 2

1030 Vienna

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What is a tooth filling?

When a tooth is beset by decay, a dentist first cleans any fissures and cavities that may have been caused by caries and then uses a tooth filling to seal them off to prevent re-infections. Nowadays, dentists can pick between several different sealant options for dental fillings with the two most commonly used ones being amalgam and composite/plastic:   

Amalgam filling – A mixture of silver, copper, zinc, and quicksilver that dentists have been using for over 100 years and that is still the most commonly used material for dental fillings (especially for those that are in the non-visible part of the mouth) 

  • PROs: Long durability (10+ years), unimpaired ability to chew, low allerginicity
  • CONs: un-aesthetic silver-grey color, potentially toxic quicksilver ingredient


When do I need an amalgam tooth filling?

Dental fillings are required to seal cavities in teeth in order to stop decay from worsening or to avoid tooth loss. To prepare a tooth for a successful filling, the dentist has to first remove the decayed tooth substance with a drill and then thoroughly clean the remaining cavity. Afterwards, the tooth is sealed with either a metal-based or a non-metal-based material to prevent re-infection. The whole procedure normally requires just a single appointment.


How much does a dental filling cost?

The exact cost of a dental filling depend on multiple factors including location of the treated tooth, scope and intensity of treatment, and (mostly) type of filling material.
To help with the affordability of tooth fillings that are not reimbursed by insurance, patients may opt for purchasing “wrap-around” dental insurance policies.

We hope that you found this primer helpful and invite you to take a look at our related blog post for more information.

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