With the advancement of new technology more and more dentist are encouraging patients to replace those metal dental fillings with a composite material. The real question is, is this extra expensive really necessary? Before we give you a precise answer we encourage you to seek recommendation from your doctor to truly determine if they need to be replaced. However if your metal dental fillings are defective or showing decay it is important to replace them to ensure they do not get worse and cause long term harm. But on the other hand if your fearful of mercury we do not encourage you to replace them as many researchers have found there is no concern to be found. If you would like to learn more about metal fillings and deciding if you should replace them with composite material please read the article below.
If you or someone you know is having trouble with their metal fillings, we encourage you to visit your dentist. From there your dentist can examine your mouth for further referral. If you have any questions about dental health care or need to schedule an appointment, please give My Family Dental a call! 480-649-4000.