I went in to get a mercury filling removed, because was concerned about the health effects. My dentist didn’t agree, but I finally wore him down. During the procedure, chunks of it came off. I’m a little worried that I may have ingested some. Am I in danger?
Lizzie S. ̵
What is the difference between a mercury free dentist and a holistic dentist? I’m trying to find someone who will let me get white fillings instead of the ones with mercury in them.
Emily S. – Oregon
Both a mercury free and an holistic dentist will be willi
I have braces now, but I HATE them. Seriously hate them. They’re cutting my mouth. Is there a way I could get these taken off and straighten my teeth with porcelain veneers?
Marina S. – Georgia
While porcelain veneers can make your teeth appear strai
I’m done with my braces. My teeth are straight. They touch in all the right palces, but I’ve developed a triangle of sorts in some open space by my gums. Is there anything I can do about it without messing up my shiny new straight teeth?
Tricia M. – Oregon
I read an article recently that said holistic dentist are quacks. Is that accurate or is it legitimate?
Brooke F. – Denver, CO
There are quacks in every field. So my answer to your question would be yes or no. There are some Holistic dentists that have questiona
When last at the dentist’s office, I mentioned I’ve been having a lot of headaches. He instantly started messing with my jaw and told me that I have TMJ disorder and will need a full mouth reconstruction. I just added up the total cost for what that would mean. It’s astronomic
My dentist doesn’t want to give me white fillings, but shouldn’t I be the one to make the decisions? I have issues with mercury. It doesn’t matter to me if the mercury makes your teeth stronger. I’d rather have the other.
Madiline P. – Houston
I’m thinking of getting invisalign, but I’m italian. Wine is a its own food group. Someone told me you can’t drink wine when you’re doing invisalign treatments. I would rather be impaled than not drink wine for a year or two.
Giuseppe S. – Staten Island, NY<
I have two crowns that need to be replaced. My teeth have always had a little bit of an overbite, but my dentist has always worked around it. He’s retired and the guy that has taken over the practice says I have to have full ortho in order for him to replace the crowns. There is no way I ca
I’ve got my own child now and am growing more and more concern about the seeming lack of healthy treatment options. There is mercury in the fillings and BPA in all the plastics. How am I to keep my daughter healthy when the “health” professionals don’t seem to care about h