One of the most common diseases known to man, tooth decay is second only to the common cold. Cavities are still plaguing the nation — and once it starts, the only way to stop a cavity from destroying your tooth is with a tooth filling. There are now several types of dental fillings available, from tried and true amalgam fillings to a variety of natural-looking tooth-colored dental fillings. Keep cavities from ruining your dental health with dental fillings!