No more painful fillings! This dental breakthrough fixes cavities “naturally” using peptides

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Scientists have developed a method for filling cavities by mimicking nature.

The sound of the dentist’s drill could be a thing of the past with news that scientists have created a way to fix tooth cavities without the need for painful fillings.

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FDA to Reexamine Risks of Mercury Fillings

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is going to review the risks mercury-containing dental fillings called amalgams pose to patients, officials say.  Mercury is a known toxin and many experts concern that vapors released from the mercury fillings would increase the risk of developing brain and kidney damage especially in children and the fetus of pregnant women.

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