Tooth Colored Fillings

Traditionally, silver amalgam fillings were the standard for repairing and filling cavities. However, amalgam fillings contain mercury, a substance that has been found to be harmful to the environment and to have health risks. The federal government has strict hazardous waste disposal regulations for amalgam fillings, so there is no need to put the substance into our own bodies. Even a small amount of mercury may be dangerous. Dr. Matthews committed to providing the healthiest and safest method of treatment, so we only use tooth-colored porcelain fillings for our patients.

In addition to being safer, tooth-colored fillings also offer a natural-looking cosmetic benefit. Also, amalgam fillings can break down over time, permitting bacteria to return underneath the filling and result in recurring cavities. Composite fillings are usually more durable than amalgam and more resistant to future cracking and cavities. By avoiding amalgam fillings and choosing composite fillings instead, we can help protect your health and the environment in addition to restoring your natural-looking, healthy smile.

Contact Eureka Dental Arts

97 Hilltop Village Center Drive, Suite A
Eureka, MO 63025
(636) 938-9655

eda@eurekadentalarts.com

General & Preventive Care

  • Endodontics & Root Canal Therapy

    Root canal therapy may be necessary for severe cases of tooth decay. Deep cavities, injury, fracture, or gum disease can

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  • Extractions

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  • Periodontal Care

    Periodontics is the branch of dentistry concerned with the care and maintenance of the gums and other soft tissues of

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  • Routine Care

    While brushing and flossing at home are important in maintaining optimal oral health, regular oral exams and routine cleanings by

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  • Sleep Apnea

    Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that, if left untreated, can cause other harmful health problems including heart disease,

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Cosmetic Solutions

  • Crowns & Bridges

    Porcelain crowns and dental bridges can provide durable, natural-looking solutions for a number of common dental issues. These treatments can

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  • Cosmetic Bonding

    Cosmetic dental bonding is one of the fastest, easiest ways to improve small dental imperfections, such as cracks, gaps, chips,

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  • Tooth Colored Fillings

    Traditionally, silver amalgam fillings were the standard for repairing and filling cavities. However, amalgam fillings contain mercury, a substance that

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  • Porcelain Veneers

    If you are unhappy with your smile due to cracks or chips in your teeth, gaps, discoloration, or poor alignment,

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  • Smile Makeovers

    A dazzling, radiant smile can help you feel more confident and make a lasting first impression in your daily interactions.

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  • Teeth Whitening

    Over time, many things we consume can contribute to yellow, brown, or gray stains on the teeth. Wine, coffee, tobacco

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Restorative Solutions

  • Denture Replacement

    Do you have dentures that are loose or ill-fitting? If so, we can help increase stability through denture replacement with

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  • Snap-On Dentures & Partials

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  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation

    If the majority of your teeth are worn down, chipped, cracked, crooked, severely decayed, or are missing, you may benefit

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  • Dental Implants

    Dr. Matthews has restored hundreds of dental implants in more than 25 years of restorative dentistry experience. Dental implants allow

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