White fillings– are for restorations which are used to treat front or back teeth with. They come in a range of different shades to match your natural tooth and they are the most popular choice of filling material because of how natural they look.
Advantages of having white fillings– White fillings form a strong bond with your tooth structure keeping them together which helps in cases where the tooth is significantly broken down. They can therefore be used to prevent fracture of filled teeth.
Root canal treatment- This treatment is only necessary when the nerve or blood supply to the tooth is damaged by decay.
During the treatment the nerves are removed under anaesthetic .The tooth is cleaned and a type of filling is inserted into the patient’s canals. The tooth is then sealed on top.
Normally for this treatment will need 2 maybe 3 visits to the dentist