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Amalgam “silver” fillings vs. Composite “tooth colored fillings” What do Drs. Eric and Casey Burns DDS recommend?

Posted on: November 25, 2014
Patients often ask if we still place amalgam or "silver fillings" and would that be the best restoration for their tooth. There are several reasons why we may choose to still do amalgam fillings vs. composite fillings. Both types of restorations are very good options. The difference (besides aesthetics) between the two are ...
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Are Amalgam Restorations (aka “silver fillings”) safe?

Posted on: November 29, 2012
A common question asked by many patients is "Are silver or mercury fillings harmful to my health?"  Here's the answer.Amalgam restorations, commonly called "silver or mercury fillings" are a very controversial subject.  It is increasingly common for researchers to comment on the safety of these types of fillings due to amalgam containing mercury. It ...
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