Amalgam vs. Composite Filings

If you have never had a cavity filled, most likely, you know someone who has. Cavities are common, but preventable with proper health practices. In the event that a cavity needs to be filled, you go to your dentist and let them take care of it. But did you know that you have options when it comes to the type of filling that goes in your mouth? Read below to see the differences between the two most common types of fillings.