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is it safe to have mercury tooth fillings while pregnant?

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Dr. Quynh-Thu Gigi Doan
Dr. Quynh-Thu Gigi Doananswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
No: You want to limit your exposure to mercury in pregnancy, which is why there are only certain kinds of seafood that are safe to consume in pregnancy.
Dr. Kyle Shank
Dentistry 13 years experience
Yes: The mercury is a non-issue. No evidence that it will harm you or the baby. That said, we try to get all dental work done in the second trimester. If you are having pain, that's another story. Rule of thumb though, get all your dental work done in the second trimester. Cleanings can be done at any time.
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
NO!!!: Several countries including canada, germany, sweden & austria have banned or discouraged mercury fillings, esp. In children & pregnant women. Even our own fda now says "dental amalgams contain mercury, which may have neurotoxic effects on the nervous systems of developing children and fetuses" & cautions against mercury fillings during pregnancy. I don't think anyone should have mercury fillings.

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