Posts Categorized: Fillings

Prehistoric Dental Fillings: Creative but Not Very Cosmetic

Awhile back, news of the discovery of a 6,500-year-old human jawbone with a beeswax filling was released to the media. Originally reported by the journal PLOS ONE, researchers Federico Bernardini and Claudio Tuniz of Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics were at the helm of the discovery. Schaumburg cosmetic dentist, Dr. Brent A. Engelberg,… Read more »

Replacing Old Fillings in Elk Grove

There are generally two reasons why people might consider replacing their old amalgam fillings: they don’t like the way the fillings look, and/or they are concerned about the mercury content in amalgam. Most experts believe the quantity of amalgam in a filling is too small to create health problems, but beyond the unattractive look of… Read more »