Blog Welcome and Silver Mercury Fillings
Welcome to our first blog post! We thought it would be a fun way to chat a little about the things we encounter, study and think about every day in relation to not just teeth, but "bites", jaws, muscles, airways and whole bodies.
One thing we deal with daily is silver mercury fillings. This material had its time, as an alternative to losing teeth to dental caries (decay), but thank goodness we have alternatives now. Not only is it not pretty to look at, but silver filling material is 40 to 50% mercury in content, which may affect systemic health. It's also very hard on teeth... in most cases, ...