Heavy metal decontamination involves removing amalgam fillings. These fillings are easy to spot because they are grey or black in colour.
Do they really need to be replaced?
Worn out or cracked fillings should be replaced right away.
They can cause tooth sensitivity to hot or cold, and in some cases can result in cracked teeth. Plus, cavities can occur if there’s a gap between an old filling and your tooth.
Sometimes, having metal in your mouth can leave an unpleasant metallic taste behind.
How is decontamination performed?
The treated teeth will be isolated from your mouth using a nitrile surgical drape to prevent heavy metals from being absorbed through your mucous membranes.
We’ll replace your amalgam filling with a composite filling or onlay, depending on the size of the reparation.
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