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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO OUR VALUED PATIENTS

Good News!!

 

The office is now open for cleanings!!!

 

We have a dentist to take care of important dental issues.

We are calling patients to book appointments, but if you have not been called yet, please call the office and leave your name and telephone number. We will call you back.

The receptionists are answering the phone at slightly different hours depending on patient bookings. If the answering machine is on, please leave a message.

We have made changes for your 100% protection, with tempered glass encasing the front desk and hand sanitizers. Only one person may be present at one time at the Reception unless you are accompanying a special needs person or a child.

Your outdoor shoes must be left at the entrance - please bring slippers or socks for your feet. Please use the washroom at your home before attending the office.

You will be screened for COVID-19 and your temperature will be taken.

We are excited to have you back and want you to know that Dr. Witzu is improving and is aiming to be back as soon as the doctors agree.

silver fillings

Silver Amalgam Fillings from

Chelmsford Family Dentistry

Gold and silver amalgam fillings have been used by dentists for nearly two centuries, however in recent years some critics have argued that they are unsafe and should not be used because they may cause mercury poisoning or other problems and are damaging to the environment.


Safe and Effective

The FDI World Dental Federation, as well as dental associations and dental public health agencies around the world are of the opinion that silver amalgam fillings are safe and effective. Consumer Reports magazine has suggested that opponents of amalgam fillings are using pseudoscience to frighten patients into choosing more expensive treatment options.


Some of the advantages offered by silver amalgam fillings over resin cosmetic fillings are:

  • Durability– Amalgam fillings typically last twice as long as resin composite fillings.
  • Convenience– Amalgam fillings are easier to place than composite fillings. They are also much more tolerant of contamination caused by blood or saliva.
  • Price– Amalgam fillings typically cost 20% to 30% less than resin composite fillings.


We will be happy to address any questions or concerns you might have about amalgam dental fillings. Please contact our office for more information or to schedule a consultation appointment.

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Chelmsford Family Dentistry
3183 Errington Avenue, Suite 4
Chelmsford, Ontario

(Facing Highway 144 at Charette Ave., beside Subway®)

Phone: 705-855-3200
Fax: 705-855-3204

Extended Office Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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