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6 Signs Your Fillings Are Affecting Your Health

6 Signs Your Fillings Are Affecting Your Health Most people will get at least one dental filling during their lifetimes. Fillings are used to repair everything from broken teeth to damage from cavities. Fillings can be made from many different materials, such as porcelain and composite. One type of filling, silver or amalgam, always contains [...]

What is the Safe Protocol for Removing Amalgam Fillings?

Amalgam fillings, often referred to as silver because of their silvery appearance, are a combination of several types of metal, including silver, tin, copper, and most notable of late, mercury.  This type of filling has technically been deemed safe for use by the FDA, but the material has recently come under review because of the [...]

The Major Benefits of Mercury-Free Dentistry

The Major Benefits of Mercury-Free Dentistry It wasn't that long ago that amalgam dental filling material containing mercury was common and considered safe for use. Even though we have long been aware of mercury's poisonous properties, mercury in silver (i.e. amalgam) fillings was, for some reason, deemed safe and has been in use for well [...]