In addition to using non-toxic dental fillings, do make sure that the dental office that you are considering has updated their equipment to include Digital Dental X-Rays. Most still use the antiquated and health-detrimental film x-ray equipment. Dental digital radiography offers far better resolution and dramatically reduces cancer-causing radiation to the patient. It is as a superior diagnostic tool - with the ability to zoom into parts of the image. Last, but not least, it is far more comfortable for the patient and the doctor. For the patient it's just like having a pen moved around the mouth taking pictures -- and there no longer is the need for the employee to "hide behind a wall" to get away from the dangerous radiation that the patient is exposed to ... Anyhow, if the office doesn't carry it, this would be a strong reason to look for an office that does ...
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