Are white fillings suitable or recommended for large fillings?

I would like to have my amalgam fillings removed for the newer type ones. I have 3, 1 of them is small one is large in the center of the tooth and one is very large taking up most of the tooth. The two large ones are also maun chewing teeth. Are the newer white fillings strong enough for such a big hole or would I need to have teeth removed?
Also how can I be sure that the dentist I choose removes them in a safe manner?
White fillings are strong and reliable when used correctly. for large fillings under a lot of pressure a tooth coloured inlay or onlay may be preferred.
In my opinion the procedure should be done under Rubber Dam Isolation to increase safety and predictability.
dr rob tennet

Dr Rob Tennet

St Johns Dental Practice
18 Bennett’s Hill, Birmingham, B2 5QJ

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