- Ionomers can release a small amount of fluoride that may help patients who are at high risk for decay.
- Ionomers allow the dentist to remove less of the tooth as the dentist prepares it for the filling. As a result, the filling may be smaller than an amalgam filling.
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American Dental Association answeredThe following are benefits of ionomers tooth fillings (tooth-colored fillings made of a mix of acrylic acids and fine glass powders):