If you have a cavity, you’re not the only one. According to one survey, over 85% of Americans have had at least one tooth affected by decay by the age of 40. Instead of using an unsightly silver amalgam filling to seal a cavity, Towncare Dental gives you the option of choosing a durable composite resin filling that more closely matches the color of your teeth. These white fillings do more than enhance your appearance. Because they require smaller holes and less removal of the tooth than amalgam fillings, composite fillings are able to restore the tooth to most of its original shape, leaving it stronger and less susceptible to breaking. They’re even good for the environment: Since they don’t contain any mercury, there are no hazardous metal wastes to dispose of.