Mercury Free Dentistry brings you Amalgam Free Dental Fillings now in London ON
Healthy and beautiful: Amalgam free options in London
Benefits of amalgam free dentistryDental amalgam is a mixture of metals including mercury, chemically bound together into a malleable compound. Amalgam free restorations have no mercury.
The alternatives to amalgam fillings that we offer are bonded in place. This type of restoration is more conservative than amalgam (less tooth structure is removed). These materials expand and contract in response to temperature at a rate similar to natural tooth structure, so there is less risk of the tooth fracturing.
Amalgam free restorations available at Downtown Dental Centre blend beautifully with your existing dentition. They are colour matched and shaded to look completely natural. Only your dentist will know you’ve had work done.
- Bonded fillings – Composite resin filling material is a compound of tooth-coloured resin and powdered glass that mimics natural enamel. This type of filling is placed in one appointment. The material is strong and durable, suitable for most areas of the mouth.
- Inlays and onlays –This type of restoration is appropriate when decay or damage is too large for a filling, but does not warrant a full crown. Our inlays and onlays are made of strong, luminescent porcelain, ideal for the heavy bite load on molars.
- Crowns – A crown is made of porcelain and shaped to look just like a tooth. It covers all visible surfaces, providing strength and protection.
A graduate from the University of Western Ontario Dr. David Favell holds a Hons.BSc degree in chemistry, and a DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery). With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Favell is an established and reputed professional who aims to provide his patients with the best possible care.
A member of the London and District Dental Society, the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and the Ontario Dental Association, Dr. Favell continues to polish his expertise by continuing to keep up with the latest research and findings in the field, to ensure the quality of his service.