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Study Reveals MRIs Release Mercury from Amalgam Fillings

A new study shows that magnetic resonance imaging (MRIs) can release mercury from metal amalgam fillings. Attention is being given to the fact that high-powered MRIs can cause a very high release of mercury. […]

Why Top Athletes Can Have Bad Teeth

A new study confirms that top athletes in Great Britain have bad teeth. Although the study looks exclusively at athletes from the UK, its results are much more broadly applicable than that–many top athletes are […]

Titanium Allergy Is a Good Reason to Choose Metal-Free Zirconia Implants

If you’ve lost one or more teeth and are considering dental implants, you probably already know that most dental implants are made of titanium. For some people, this can cause […]

Horseback Riding Can Lead to Tooth Injury

Horseback riding is a fun way to spend some time outdoors, enjoying the beautiful countryside around Rochester, but it can also be dangerous. Horses are very powerful animals, and when you’re on horseback, you’re elevated […]