Dentistry Articles

FDA Updates Recommendations on Safety of Amalgam Fillings

FDA recently updated it’s recommendations about silver dental fillings s, also called dental amalgams.  These fillings contain approximately mercury, which the FDA warns high-risk individuals to avoid getting these fillings. At Horizon Dental Care we only use composite white non-metal fillings due to their esthetic appearance and they help strengthen the tooth because they are

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Dentistry is “Essential Health Care”

A new interim policy from the American Dental Association (ADA) states dentistry is an “essential health care service” , reaffirming that oral health has long been recognized as an integral part of overall health. Because they consider dentistry an “essential health care service,” that means that even during a pandemic, routine and preventative care is

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