Monthly Archives: November 2016

When is an amalgam filling a good choice?

Dental amalgam has been used for more than a century and is the most thoroughly researched and tested restorative material among those in use.  Questions have arisen regarding the safety of amalgam relating to the mercury content and the studies … Continue reading

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Dental restorations, what is right for me?

Research and advances in technology has increased the choices dentist and patients have for restoring worn, damaged or decayed teeth.  Traditional dental materials have not been eliminated.  Gold, base metal alloys and dental amalgam are still useful due to the … Continue reading

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How long do dental sealants last?

The tooth surface is protected from decay as long as the sealant remains intact.  The material used for sealants holds up well under the force of normal chewing and generally last several years.  Dentist and hygienists check the condition of … Continue reading

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