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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Calvert
35 years experience Dentistry
Depends on reaction: Amalgam fillings rarely cause a reaction unless you have an physical allergy to the silver or mercury. Having said that, i haven't done amalgam fillin ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Calvert
35 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: See your dentist for him to examine just what the problem is. A white composite filling would be a better restoration.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Iacobelli
38 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: Depending upon how long ago the filling was placed, this could be a sign of needing to be smoothed and polished. This simple procedure could help dec ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Gums hurt: Go back to the dentist who placed the filling to see why it's hurting you.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frances Dyro
53 years experience Neurology
A : A simple answer to this question is that the amalgam of the old metal fillings will not cause ms. If the filling is still good, leave it alone. If it ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Pin reinforcement: Pins used to help support fillings are safe. In over 40 years of practice I never heard of any untoward reactions or problems with accidentally swallo ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Coincidental: Stomach flu. It is a viral gastrointestinal infection. There is no effective treatment for this condition. Have a good rest and drink a lot of water. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Can be: If an amalgam filling was done, then there may be a few 'crumbs' of material left after the carving and shaping was done. Just rinse and spit them out ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Dental fillings, whether they are amalgam (silver) or composite (white) can definitely come out of a tooth. There are a a number of things that can c ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Stastny
33 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Neither: Both tooth colored and silver fillings are perfectly safe and effective as long as they are placed properly. The american dental association supports ... Read More

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