Potential toxic timebombs ticking in your mouth?
Is it natural to carry metals or plastic in your mouth? More importantly, is it healthy? Is it even necessary to stop up gaps in teeth? Before addressing these issues, know that "[a]ll dental materials are potentially toxic with a broad individual variety of reactions." (Dr. Klinghardt)
A major flaw in the "filling paradigm" was revealed by Dr. Cochrane: "as a dentist I see how teeth with fillings often weaken". Another basic flaw: even the "best" artificial filling materials are likely to not seal perfectly with existing dentin, allowing bacteria to infiltrate...
Root canals, bridges and crowns due to the vastness of each subject are treated in their own section, see Conventional.