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Should I Replace my Metal Fillings?

Metal dental fillings, also known as amalgam fillings, were the standard in dentistry for decades. Inexpensive, mostly effective, and fairly durable, these fillings are likely in the mouths of most adult women and men who had fillings placed even as recently as five or ten years ago.

But should metal fillings be replaced? Is removing amalgam fillings a good idea?

Is Sugar Hiding in Plain Sight in Your Life?

We all know that sugar fills certain foods like candy, soda, and ice cream, but you might be surprised to know that many foods you think are healthy are actually hiding a lot of sugar. Check ingredients on foods you buy regularly like ketchup, soy milk, spaghetti sauce, and even peanut butter. You might be surprised to see that sugar is a key ingredient in all of them.

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