I wrote about my experience with braces and ended the article with a brief mentioning of the types of materials that are used in dentistry both past and present.
I thought it might be good to expand on these a bit. So, a dental filling is the most common type of tooth restoration. This is where the dentist fills the cavity in a tooth that has become too large for the tooth to repair on its own.
If the material used was/is a mixture of mercury, copper, tin, silver and zinc,
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When I was a kid, my parents started me on the road to good oral health. I went to the dentist regularly, had my teeth cleaned and took care of any cavities that I had. Then in my early adolescence, I got braces. My upper palate was too narrow for all of my teeth. So we started with this bar that went across the roof of my mouth and everyday my mother would insert a kind of key and give the apparatus a quarter turn. Over the course of a year, this was to widen my palate and g