Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is a cosmetic procedure which is most commonly called as dental filling or teeth bonding, in which a tooth colored material is applied, sculpted, hardened with a special light that will bond the material to the tooth and then it is polished in the end. Dental filling restores a person’s smile and its function.

Types of Dental Fillings

Name: Amalgam Filling
Composition: It is mixture of tin, copper, silver, and mercury.
Details: It is the least expensive ones but is very strong and lasting. Amalgam fillings tend to darken over time.
Shelf Life: 15 Years
Filling Color: Tooth Colored
Price
• India: Rs.500
• US: $100
• Europe: €85

Name: Composite Filling
Composition:It is made of acrylic resin and powdered glass.
Details: It has great chewing pressure and actually bond to the tooth structure, thereby, providing support. Also, there is a lack of durability and composites can wear or chip over time.
Shelf Life: 5 Years
Filling Color: Metal
Price
• India: Rs.800
• US: $200
• Europe: €175

Name: GIC Filling
Composition:It is made of acrylic and fluoroaluminosilicate, a component of glass Weaker than composite resin.
Details: Most commonly used for fillings below the gum line and in young children. Glass ionomers release fluoride, which protects the tooth from further caries. However, this material is weaker is more susceptible to wear and prone to fracture.
Shelf Life: 15 Years
Filling Color: Tooth Colored
Price
• India: Rs.400
• US: $150
• Europe: €130

Name: Gold Filling
Composition:It is not made of pure gold.
Details: It cannot corrode like amalgam filling, and it is very strong to withstand chewing forces.
Shelf Life: 15 Years
Filling Color: Metal
Price
• India: Rs.1500
• US: $1000
• Europe: €885

Name: Ceramic Filling
Composition:It is made of porcelain, tooth-colored stain-resistant.
Details: It is more brittle and abrasive.
Shelf Life: 20 Years
Filling Color: Tooth Colored
Price
• India: Rs.2500
• US: $1000
• Europe: €885

Type of Filling Indian Rupee Us Dollar Shelf Life Filling Color

Amalgam

Rs.500

$100

15 Years

Metal

Composite

Rs.800

$200

5 Years

Tooth Colored

GIC

Rs.400

$150

15 Years

Tooth Colored

Gold

Rs.1500

$1000

15 Years

Metal

Ceramic

Rs.2500

$1000

20 Years

Tooth Colored

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