Dr. Robert Fong
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What does an extraction blood clot and a dry socket look like? I see white in my socket with a slight pain. Should I be worried? In brief: Color not the issueBLOOD CLOT DRY SOCKET
A dry socket is when the blood clot is lost.
Difference between canker sores and cold sores? In brief: LocationCOLD SORE LOW TEMPERATURE CANKER SORESSee 1 more answer
People often use these terms interchangeably, though there are differences.
I have really bad toothache after composite filling in my molars. Its been a week and a half. Help!? In brief: Talk to you dentistCOMPOSITE FILLING MOLAR TOOTH TOOTH PAIN TOOTHACHESee 7 more answers
How is you bite? If it feels like you cannot close completely, or if it doesn't feel right, it may need to be adjusted.
What's involved in having mercury amalgam fillings removed ? In brief: It's the sameSee 3 more answers
My other colleagues have given very good answers to your question.
I just wanted to let you know that what you experience during the process is not much different than getting any filling.MERCURY BLOOD LEVEL MERCURY ALLERGY MERCURY POISONING SILVER FILLINGS IN TEETH DENTAL CARE DENTAL HEALTH DENTISTRY COSMETIC DENTISTRY HOLISTIC MEDICINE INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE ORAL SURGERY FRAGILE TEETH SMILE HEALTHY STAYING HEALTHY AMALGAM
Is there a way to get amalgam fillings replaced for free? In brief: Barter?See 1 more answer
There are a number of sites that will trade services.
If you have a product or service that you can offer, there may be a dentist who is looking to barter with you.AMALGAM
What would happen if silver amalgam filling is swallowed? In brief: Likely nothingAMALGAMSee 4 more answers
Why is the dental association in denial about amalgam? In brief: It's not denialAMALGAMSee 2 more answers
There is no perfect material.
Can mercury amalgam fillings cause health problems? In brief: MaybeDENTISTRY COSMETIC DENTISTRY SILVER FILLINGS IN TEETH MERCURY BLOOD LEVEL MERCURY ALLERGY MERCURY POISONING DENTAL CARE DENTAL HEALTH HOLISTIC MEDICINE INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE SMILE HEALTHY HEALTHY LIVING STAYING HEALTHY COMPOSITE FILLING DENTAL FILLING AMALGAMSee 4 more answers
There is nothing that is 100% safe.
I have an old discolored formerly white filling on my front tooth. Could the dentist replace it? He only likes amalgams and gold, of course In brief: YesAMALGAM DENTISTRYSee 4 more answers
I think you may want to talk to your dentist again.