Mercury (or amalgam) fillings have been the subject of some controversy (due to their mercury content) and their use is being very gradually scaled back.
However, we are still free to use them and they are the solution chosen by some patients. The development of composite (or white) fillings has been an area of significant development over the last 30 years. Consequently, because of the much enhanced aesthetic qualities of white fillings (because they are practically invisible), Bewbush patients will normally ask for these.
If you need any convincing just look at the pictures in our gallery.