Porcelain Composite made of ceramic porcelain made of tooth-colored filling material more expensive less expensive usually requires enamel removal may not require enamel removal 2–3 appointments usually 1 appointment last around 20 years last around 5 years will not stain may stain over time less likely to chip or fracture more likely to chip or fracture more difficult to fix easier to fix

Note: Chart information was sourced from the American Dental Association, PDF