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Are Fillings for Cavities Always Necessary? The Answer May Surprise You

Are Fillings for Cavities Always Necessary? The Answer May Surprise You

 

You may think that if you have a cavity, a filling is inevitable. After all, isn’t that just what you do to fix your tooth and avoid further problems?

 

Yes… most of the time.…

There’s a New Way to Fill Cavities
Posted By: Staff Writer

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.…