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What are the advantages of cast gold fillings?

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Advantages of cast gold fillings:

  • They last at least 10 to 15 years and usually longer; don't corrode.
  • They can withstand chewing forces.
  • Some people find gold more pleasing to the eye than silver amalgam fillings.

From: Dental Health and Tooth Fillings WebMD Medical Reference

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MedicineNet: "Fillings."

American Dental Association: "Dental Filling Options."

Reviewed by Alfred D. Wyatt Jr. on January 24, 2017

SOURCE:

WebMD Medical News: "FDA: Possible Risk From Dental Fillings."

MedicineNet: "Fillings."

American Dental Association: "Dental Filling Options."

Reviewed by Alfred D. Wyatt Jr. on January 24, 2017

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