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Is It Safe To Have Mercury Tooth Fillings While Pregnant
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. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Is it safe to get mercury fillings while pregnant got 2 yesterday and now worried it will harm my baby..I'm 34 weeks?
I am scheduled for an MRI in Dec but I have 2 mercury fillings plus one metal nail in one of my root canalled teeth. Is it safe for me to get an MRI?
Yes, except...: The mercury fillings are not important for MRI studies. The metal nail may be a problem if it is an old treatment or performed in certain countries, most notably the eastern european countries. In these circumstances, it is possible that the tooth with the nail could heat up or become loose with MRI. At your age, that is unlikely, however. Tell details to the MRI tech before you start study. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a tooth that had a mercury filling be harmful to unborn baby if tooth has chipped and i swallowed the bit of tooth I am 26 weeks pregnant
I believe none.: All studies say there is no danger.Do a study for yourself ; stand on a corner ; see if anyone that passes by has at least one mercury amalgam filling in their mouth. You might find that 9 out if 10 will have at least 1 of these metal fillings in their mouth. Then ask yourself how are all these people walking around appearing healthy with all those type of fillings in their mouth. ...Read more
No: No it is not hazardous.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: There is very little mercury in amalgam fillings. The material becomes a stable alloy after setting hard(fda studies). Swallowing some silver filling would not likely cause any harm and would pass through your system. The only concern would be an allergy to metals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have an implant with a gold crown. A tooth next to it is painful when chewing and has a big mercury filling.Could those dissimular metals be cause?
Is their a wait period after having a amalgam (mercury) tooth filling removed for trying to conceive?
Irrelevant: Most research finds no relationship between fillings and symptoms of mercury poisoning or other side effects. Eventually, any cavity if not treated, can lead to pain, infection, root canal and even tooth loss. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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