Blog #amalgam

  •  14-03-2019 02:59 PM

Amalgam is consists of liquid mercury and series of other metals such as silver and copper. It is often used due to its low cost and easy usage. But is it worth it? Mercury on its own is considered a toxic metal, so it is better to avoid using it as a filling material. Also due to expansion of amalgam, often we come across cracks on the tooth which is another reason to change metal fillings.

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  •  20-01-2019 08:21 PM

Some of the bacteria in oral cavity can cause destruction of teeth by producing acids from food sugars, which must be stopped by removing and replacing the missing part with filling materials such as composite.

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