Potential toxic timebombs ticking in your mouth?
Is it natural to carry metals or plastic in your mouth? And more importantly, is it healthy? And even more crucial or fundamental, is it even necessary to stop up gaps in teeth? Before this site will address all of these issues in even greater detail, for now, consider the below "damning" evidence. In fact Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, M.D., PhD, has beautifully summed it up when stating that "[a]ll dental materials are potentially toxic with a broad individual variety of reactions." And dentist Dr. Nathan Cochrane has pointed to one major flaw in the "filling paradigm" when he stated that "working as a dentist I see how teeth with fillings in them often weaken"... Additionally, there’s another basic problem with artificial filling materials: none, even the "best" of them, will provide a perfect fit. In other words, fillings don’t seal perfectly with existing dentin thus possibly allowing bacteria and foreign matter to seep, infiltrate and decay the tooth underneath, a process furthered by either normal shrinkage (in the case of composite fillings) or normal expansion (in the case of amalgam fillings), with amalgams actually being able to crack the tooth ...
Please note that root canals, bridges and crowns due to the vastness of the subject are treated in their own sections, see overview of all "Conventional" sections under Conventional: modern dentistry's treatment arsenal.