If you weren’t aware, more and more countries are discontinuing the practice of amalgam fillings. This is mainly because of the amount of mercury that exists in them. If you had an amalgam filling placed when you were younger, your tooth is actually at higher risk of cracking than if you had composite fillings placed today.
Luckily, your dentist in Los Gatos doesn’t just avoid the use of amalgam fillings, he’ll actually help you remove and replace the amalgam fillings you currently have! To learn why he’s so dedicated to doing so, keep reading. You’ll be glad you had this issue addressed now rather than later.