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The Difference between Getting Composite and Amalgam Fillings
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The Difference between Getting Composite and Amalgam Fillings

 

Thanks to the advent of new technologies, dentists and their patients now have access to a variety of materials used to fill cavities. The ones you’re probably most used to are amalgam fillings.…

Why It’s Important to Treat Cavities ASAP
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Why It's Important to Treat Cavities ASAP

No one wants to hear that they have a cavity. It means having to find time for another visit to the dentist and additional work done on your mouth. More money out of your pocket to pay for that work.…

There’s a New Way to Fill Cavities
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There's a New Way to Fill Cavities

Do you have any silver fillings in your teeth? Since as early as the 1800s, dental amalgam fillings were used to fill teeth that had been decayed by cavities. Recently, however, controversy over the use of mercury in dental amalgam fillings (as well as their shiny, unnatural appearance) has caused many to grow skeptical of this classic procedure for filling teeth.…