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Dental fillings

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Maugrim Thu 23-Mar-17 07:42:14

I wondered if anyone could give me some advice regarding dental fillings. I have silver fillings but understand that they are not great for health because of the mercury in them.

One of them needs to be replaced and I have the option to stick with silver which costs about £16 or to get a white filling which will cost £108.

Is it worth paying the extra for white or is the silver okay? I am interested for the long term health aspect and not cosmetic reasons. I

Maugrim Thu 23-Mar-17 13:41:32

Bump, anyone?

MollyHuaCha Thu 23-Mar-17 13:56:46

I replaced mine gradually over years/decades. If a filling needed replacing I asked for a white one. That spread the cost too.

Maugrim Thu 23-Mar-17 15:09:30

Thank you

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