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Why Do Amalgam Fillings Cause Cracks in Your Teeth?

Amalgam fillings can cause cracks in your teeth: Amalgam (silver) fillings contain mercury. Mercury expands and contracts. That’s why it was used in thermometers. When the temperature increases, the mercury is warmed and it expands, sliding up the thermometer to show warmer temperatures. When it’s cooled, it contracts, which causes it to move down the […]