Your amalgam fillings, also known as silver fillings, actually contain around 50% mercury with silver, tin, and copper. So, why is this a big deal? For years, mercury has been a concern because it can affect your health. Just like many naturally occurring substances, it’s degree of harm it can cause is directly related to the amount that you intake. Unfortunately, silver fillings release mercury vapor that can accumulate in your body overtime. Keep reading to learn why you should get your amalgam filling removed and replaced with a mercury-free restoration.
February 6, 2019
January 8, 2019
Having healthy gums is very important to your oral health. Without them, you won’t be able to keep your teeth in your jaw for very long. However, having healthy gums doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re happy with your smile. In fact, the so-called “gummy smile” is more common than you’d think. That’s why dentists now offer gum recontouring in Marietta, GA to adjust the amount of gum visible in your smile.
But how does this treatment work? How can you know if you should receive it? A dentist answers those questions and more.
December 21, 2018
Dental emergencies can turn a fun sporting event or party into a real disaster. Well, that’s if no one knows how to handle it. Dental emergencies can happen out of nowhere, and the key is to know what to do next as well as how to prevent it in the first place. Keep reading to discover the best ways to handle a dental emergency in Marietta and what you can do to prevent a dental disaster from occurring.
November 18, 2018
A dentist’s goal is to help patients enjoy healthy, strong teeth and gums. They work hard to ensure that the treatments they carry out promote full dental function. However, some dentists go above and beyond that calling. They choose to practice holistic and biologic dentistry. What exactly does that mean, and how can visiting such a dentist benefit your overall wellness?