Posts Categorized: Fillings

What are you Filling your Teeth With?

If you have a filling in your mouth, you are not alone. In fact, approximately 90% of Americans over 18 have had at least one cavity filled in their lives. Amalgam fillings were the material of choice for about 150 years, so depending on your age, you might have such a filling in your mouth… Read more »

Did Fred Flinstone have Fillings?

What do you think cavemen did when they had cavities? The details of Neolithic dental health has not always been known in great detail, but archaeologists have discovered jawbones with fillings made from beeswax. Scientists Federico Bernardini and Claudio Tuniz of Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics led the amazing discovery several years ago,… Read more »