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mercury fillings cause sinus problems

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Diaz
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Sinus disease is the result of the impairment of normal drainage and airflow through the sinuses. The drainage openings can get obstructed by viral i ... Read More
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Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus issues: I have never seen any issues with dental fillings causing sinusitis unless there was some rare complication where the filling material got into the si ... Read More

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reid Winick
32 years experience Dentistry
Mercury is a toxin: It is a neuro toxin. Go to www.Iaomt.Org for further answers to your question.
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Dr. Greg Rubin
36 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: I cannot denay that mercury in amalgam fillings causes certain health problems, at my opinion - it is difficult to quantify, and available research is ... Read More
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Dr. Abel Loredo
36 years experience Dentistry
Amalgam Fillings.: Mercury filling have been around for over 150 years. It has been the best way to repair teeth inexpensibly for years. Mercury is a heavy metal that is ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
37 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: The definitive answer is controversial among the scientific community. There is definitely a release into the oral cavity of mercury vapor but is the ... Read More
Dr. Jared Plitt
19 years experience Dentistry
Science says no.: Elemental mercury is toxic. Once it is bound chemically into an amalgam, the mercury does not leak out at a significant rate. There are no valid rando ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Fong
35 years experience Dentistry
Maybe: There is nothing that is 100% safe. Unfortunately, no matter how stringent the testing, there will probably be some one that will have a bad reaction ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Not True: However, amalgam is a safe and durable choice. Most research finds no relationship between fillings and symptoms of mercury poisoning or other side ef ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Cohen
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Maybe: There is no scientific proof to show that silver mercury fillings are putting you at risk for mercury toxicity. Removing them may benefit you if you ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Mercury toxicity from dental fillings is a fallacy. It is not the cause for the positive autoantibody tests.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
No evidence: Lots of controversy regarding mercury in the mouth, but so far, no relationship identified with epilepsy.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Grimm
24 years experience Dentistry
Corrosion: Amalgam fillings are metal and the longer a metal stays in a wet environment the more likely it will corrode. It's that corrosion that will cause the ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Not likely: Silver fillings have been used for over 150 years.. You would think after all that time with the millions upon millions of fillings placed, there woul ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yup: Do you have any symptoms or illnesses that you think could be attributed to your silver fillings? Your question is based on misinformation posted in t ... Read More

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