Amalgam Fillings

Dental Amalgam is a commonly used dental filling that has been around for 150 years. It is a mixture made up of mercury and at least one other metal.

Amalgam Fillings

Dental Amalgam is a commonly used dental filling that has been around for 150 years. It is a mixture made up of mercury and at least one other metal.

Amalgam Fillings

Dental Amalgam is a commonly used dental filling that has been around for 150 years. It is a mixture made up of mercury and at least one other metal.

Dental Amalgam

Amalgam has many advantages over other restorative materials; it is low cost, strong, durable, and has bacteriostatic effects.

Amalgam is used in a variety of dentistry procedures. One reason it is used so often is because it is relatively easy to use during placement. It also remains soft for a short time and can be packed to fill any irregular volume before it forms a hard compound. In addition, Amalgam has the greatest longevity over other direct restorative materials, such as composite. On average, most amalgam restorations can last for 10 to 12 years. On the other hand, resin-based composites serve for about half that time. It is important to note, however, that with recent improvements in composite material science and a better understanding of the technique-sensitivity of placement, this difference is decreasing.

There are certain circumstances in which composite, or white fillings, serve better than amalgam. When amalgam is not indicated, or when a more conservative preparation would be beneficial, composite is the chosen restorative material. For example, when a small occlusal restoration is needed, the amalgam would require the removal of a more sound tooth structure, as well as in “enamel sites beyond the height of contour.”

Both amalgam and composite materials are considered safe and effective for tooth restoration as concluded by The American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs.

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Why Our Membership Plan Might Be Right For You

No dental insurance? Children and adults can still receive the same great dental care with our membership plan.

  • Yearly membership plan to cover routine cleanings and exams and even emergency visits
  • Save money and receive the dental care you deserve
  • Payment options available

Why Our Membership Plan Might Be Right For You

No dental insurance? Children and adults can still receive the same great dental care with our membership plan.

  • Yearly membership plan to cover routine cleanings and exams and even emergency visits
  • Save money and receive the dental care you deserve
  • Payment options available

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What do our patients have to say?

So proud of you ladies for staying late to treat a child from almost an hour away because you were the closest office the social worker could find that would make time to see a seven year old new foster child that was in agony. You are truly caregivers with huge hearts!!!
Carole Meiklejohn Connor
22:54 31 Dec 19
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Wanda Freiberg
23:39 06 Sep 19
My husband doesn’t like going to the dentist but after his first visit today he couldn’t stop talking about how great his visit was!!! I think we just turned a non-going patient to a regular one!!!! He was so happy that that everyone was so happy and friendly and made him feel comfortable about being there!! 🥰😁
Jen Wrzesinske
21:06 14 Mar 19
Excellent Staff and Very accommodating😊
Gina Anne
14:26 26 Oct 18
The staff is wonderful! Everyone is so friendly and very professional. Dr. Sara and Molly are amazing! I’m so thrilled to have a dentist that truly cares and is so attentive to even the smallest details to make sure I have a healthy mouth and the best smile 😊
Shannon Marie
20:21 10 Aug 18
I love Dr Sarah and Mollie. The best. Personally if all Dentists were like this, everyone would have beautiful smiles. I won’t ever be able to thank them enough.
Katie Weare
19:08 13 Jul 18
It had been a while since I went to a dentist. I had bad experiences in the past. A family member recommend Kewaskum Family Dentistry. I was nervous about going knowing I would need a lot of dental work done. Everyone there was WONDERFUL and UNDERSTANDING. I really like how Dr.Sara and Hygienist Jenny explained things to me. Dr.Sara's assistant Molly was also wonder with explaining things and helped with my anxiety. I had a GOOD experience and kept all my appointments. Thank You to Everyone for the wonderful care I received!
Wanda Freiberg
00:42 30 Jun 18
From the moment you arrive the staff at Kewauskum Family Dentistry is welcoming and friendly. The hygienists are great and Dr. Klasinski made the visit relatively pain free! I would recommend this office to anyone looking for a new dentist!
Brett Ponejolic
12:56 27 Mar 18
Great experience! It has been quite a long time since I've seen a dentist and was nervous going into it. The dental hygienist that worked with me was so kind and Dr Sara was a pleasure to meet and work with. Looking forward to more visits.
Allison Dorzok
07:18 19 Jan 18
Just saw Dr. Sara for the first time. She made the whole experience pain free!
Jackie Fechter
21:40 02 Mar 17