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Has anyone heard of silver fillings in a child's mouth causing seizures or brain damage?

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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Heard of; not true

The concern was not silver but that old filling amalgams had mercury as part of the mix.
That could, over time, leech into the body, and some argued the mercury could cause all sorts of problems, including seizures and brain damage. Research has not supported those claims, but dentists have moved to other materials for fillings even so.

In brief: Heard of; not true

The concern was not silver but that old filling amalgams had mercury as part of the mix.
That could, over time, leech into the body, and some argued the mercury could cause all sorts of problems, including seizures and brain damage. Research has not supported those claims, but dentists have moved to other materials for fillings even so.
Dr. Glen Elliott
Dr. Glen Elliott
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Dr. Kyle Shank
Dentistry

In brief: No

There is absolutely no evidence that this is true.
Some people tried to make that claim, but there is no scientific evidence to support the claim.

In brief: No

There is absolutely no evidence that this is true.
Some people tried to make that claim, but there is no scientific evidence to support the claim.
Dr. Kyle Shank
Dr. Kyle Shank
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