White or Composite fillings are made of a porcelain-like material that actually bonds to the tooth for a tight seal. The material is strong enough for chewing surfaces and lacks the sensitivity associated with amalgam fillings. White fillings are very durable, lasting several years without posing the threat of further damage.
Cosmetically, white fillings are colour-matched to your natural tooth making the almost invisible. Furthermore, white fillings are polished to ensure that the surface has the look, texture, and feel of a natural tooth. The material used in this cosmetic dental service is carved into the apropriate cavity shape while it is still soft, and then hardened with a curing light. Polishing ensures a smooth surface that looks and feels like your natural tooth.