I was at the dentest yesterday to have a crown put back in my mouth after it fell off. my left front tooth of all places! Anyway, they did an oral exam and it seems that I have some cavaties. They do some kind of fancy shmancy white filling that, of course, my insurance does not pay for. It’s appairently the only filling they do. and of course, my dentel insurance is an HMO, so I’m stuck with this one, at least until January if I want to switch. so I get a whopping 25% discount, so each filling will only cost me $112 a pop:eek:
so here’s my delima. I can afford to get one of them done right now, but I’ll have to wait ont he others. there are four total. Any advice, besides the typical daily brushing and flossing that I can do to maybe help keep them from getting bad? I’m looking for some kind of natural remody. I realize that I can’t fix the cavaties, but I want to try and do damage controle because it may be at least six months before I can afford to get the other ones done.
Also, I heard that some fillings have heavy metels in them. is that true? what questions should I ask my dentest before I let him stuff my teeth with strainge elements from the pereodic table?