Metal-Free Fillings

Metal Free Filling with Composite Tooth-Colored Fillings

Metal free fillings have been replaced by composite tooth-colored fillings. In the past, cavities were repaired with amalgam fillings. These fillings were obvious; their dark coloring stood out against white tooth enamel. Furthermore, amalgam fillings contain mercury, a hazardous heavy metal. With contemporary dental composite resin, Dr. Greenbaum repairs cavities without metal and mercury. Composite fillings are tinted to blend seamlessly with a tooth’s natural coloring. They are a durable, lasting, safe, and attractive alternative to amalgam fillings.

For your comfort, Dr. Greenbaum uses a hard-tissue dental laser to remove tooth decay. If the vibration, heat, and sound of a dental drill bother you, you’ll love laser dentistry! For small cavities, patients do not need anesthesia. The dental laser is safe and minimally invasive.

Your Smile is Our Passion
Bethesda’s Premier Cosmetic Dentist

With oral health built on a solid foundation, you’ll enjoy a lifetime of smiles. Come experience the personalized care, quality materials, and contemporary technology that make dental visits rewarding. Call us today to schedule your consultation with Dr. Greenbaum. Be sure to visit our gallery and review before-and-after photos while you’re here. Bethesda Center for Family and Cosmetic Dentistry serves patients from Rockville, Potomac, Chevy Chase, Northern Virginia, and surrounding areas.

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