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Can silver filling cause mercury poisioning

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Juliao
Dentistry 31 years experience
Very unlikely: It is more possible to get mercury poison by eating 'tuna fish' 3x per day . (this actually happened to a patient of mine).

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Please consult: With your dentist as I am sure your dentist can explain what is in the filling and if u have a cavity or dental problem and it is left untreated it c... Read More
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
Dentistry 44 years experience
Safe : While mercury in its pure form is dangerous and can be absorbed by the body causing harm, numerous medical and dental studies done with the strictest ... Read More
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Perfectly safe: Your unborn child will not be harmed by silver amalgam fillings
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Donley
Dentistry 55 years experience
Maybe: There is no conclusive evidence that the mercury is more dangerous. There have been studies that show mercury is released into the body. Mercury is a ... Read More
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endodontics 45 years experience
No: The mercury in amalgam is chemically bound and inert. It is not a problem.
Dr. John Rohm
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Mercury fillings: I would not recommend having them removed unless there is something wrong with them, then replace with tooth colored fillings. There are some people w... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Nope: If so, most of the world's population would have died off by now.. So many silver fillings have been placed in the last 150 years, a problem with thei... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
I am certain that: the dentist collected all of the materials that were removed. It is probably coincidental that you now have headaches. Take an over the counter analge... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Mercury: Typically Mercury dental filling is an amalgam, containing metallic Mercury. Organic mercury is toxic. If you inhaled into lung you would be coughing... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
No test needed: Mercury poisoning does not occur from mercury amalgam dental fillings. It's an urban myth. Don't be taken in by online ads for such testing.
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Wollock
Dentistry 30 years experience
Cincinnati, : Cincinnati, i am sorry to hear of your recent symptoms. However, if you already believe that you have mercury poisoning any answer that the fine den... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
See a dentist: Can't tell over the internet why you are in pain, but the tooth needs to be physically looked at and treated.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Worried, no: Concerned, yes. Filling could be loose, could be cracked, could have decay underneath. Call a local dentist for an appointment.