I went to the dentist today to get two filling replaced which were metal filling. During the procedure I swallowed twice without realizing until later. Not only that afterwards I went to rinse my mouth out with water thinking I got all the debris out I went to swallowing again noticing that some was still left in my mouth. I did swallow pieces of my filling during and after the procedure. I did call my dentist to ask him if it was harmful but I received no answer yet? Is it harmful to swallow pieces if metal filling when they are being replaced? I'm I in danger of anything by doing this? Please Help. Thank You
I've done the same in the past when having a filling replaced. I'm sure it didn't bother me at all. Health wise, they've been in your mouth, so I don't think they will doing anything but pass naturally and you won't even know it.
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