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Visiting the dentist can be a daunting undertaking for many but tooth filling has been around for thousands of years. Learn more about the essential profession of dentistry and how your dentist can help with the oral health, oral hygiene and more.

A mouth full of poison

Dentists have used amalgam fillings for almost 160 years. But could they be poisonous?

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Dr Imraan Hoosen qualified from the Medical University of South Africa in 1997. Together with his partner, Dr Hoosen now runs a group of dental practices around Johannesburg (Lesedi Private Hospital, Highlands North Medical Centre , Brenthurst Clinic, Parklane Clinic, Simmonds Street Medical and Dental Centre, Soni Medical Centre- Newclare). Dr Hoosen can be contacted on 011 933 4096.

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