The back teeth are noticeable when we talk and especially when we laugh. Seeing dark, unsightly areas of metal can detract from what otherwise might be a perfect set of teeth. Now there are fillings available that are specially designed to match the natural color of the tooth. These directly placed, bonded resin fillings can make a tooth look like new, whether they are used for treating decay or to replace defective old metal fillings.
The above 2 pictures depict unhealthy silver fillings replaced by healthy, bonded composite (white) fillings.