A question about removing teeth that have amalgam fillings?

Answer Yes, they can be pulled out just like a tooth that doesn't have them. The only problems they may have is if the tooth is really heavily filled and they may be more liable to break while being extra... Read More »

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I had 2 amalgam fillings removed today without realising the dangers to my nursing infant. What should i do?

Read this:…My sister is a dental hygienist, and a nursing mom. While she doesn't advocate amalgam fillings in any circumstances, and is aware that some ... Read More »

Fillings & wisdom teeth?

If it was me I would not let them use the drugVersed ( Midazolam ) for the procedure.In fact, many people who use Versed for " IV Sedation,Conscious Sedation" during a procedure are awake for the e... Read More »

What is used instead of mercury for fillings in the teeth?

Traditionally when you needed to prevent your teeth from undergoing further decay, your dentist used amalgam fillings. These fillings, also called silver fillings, contained mercury. Now you have a... Read More »

Do teeth fillings hurt?

Some do. Some don't. Usually the needle and the associated numbness is the worst part though. I make a point of asking the dentist if the needle is really needed. Quite often you can have a sma... Read More »