Reading your post reminded me of myself when I began oil pulling--that my Amalgams
were going to come loose. Well I decided there's no way that could happen (unless I continued to worry about it to the point that I created it to happen) and if that were the case, why wouldn't oil pulling loosen other types of fillings and dental work? So I decided oil pulling was better than not pulling. :) To date, I've found that was the best decision. So I wouldn't be concerned w/that issue. Besides, I don't recall ever reading any posts that stated someone's amalgams came loose or fell out after a period of time doing oil pulling.
I too have 3 huge amalgams--3 in a row leading back to the last molar. There's no way these could be removed without having (most likely) root canals
done cuz they're so large, the filling is basically the tooth. These are from when I too was young and didn't know the dangers of mercury fillings. I've also experienced what you say "a sensation in my teeth that have amalgams"--not pain, not actually discomfort, but just "something". This isn't always, just sometimes but it goes away after a session of oil pulling and brushing w/soap. Like you, I don't know exactly what the "sensation is or why" but I'm not concerned w/it. Perhaps it's some bacteria that got around the tooth/teeth from something I ate or drank that particular day that interacts w/the Amalgam
which causes some sensation around the tooth or gum--don't really know. And you could speculate on this forever. However, I started brushing w/soap 3 wks ago now (added to the oil pulling), and that, in combo w/the pulling, has done wonders for my teeth and gums. Read this data from Dr. Judd and it may help w/some of your concerns.
And I'm not stating soap is the only thing or best thing to brush with, it's what I've chosen and found to work wonders. I would think anything is better than commercial toothpaste which is just plain lethal! Again, after reading Judd's data, you'll be more enlightened on many things.
I also recall reading that rinsing w/hydrogen perioxide is not good when you have amalgam fillings. I used to rinse w/perioxide all the time but something told me to stop, so I did. Sometimes you have to listen to your own body cause it will tell you right and wrong. Whether it's true that perioxide will leech out all sorts of bad stuff from the amalgams, I don't know. I just find that perioxide isn't necessary for any sort of oral care. And the stories that perioxide will whiten your teeth just never proved true for me. Brushing w/soap and oil pulling has helped w/that too.
And remember, oil pulling will cause all sorts of wonderful things to go on in your body--not just in your mouth! Your skin will look and feel better and I'll be darned, I've read this so many times on this forum and found it true for myself just yesterday! I realized that the skin all over my body is softer esp the soles of my feet! Guess it took a little time till the benefits spread to the soles of my feet. :) I also noticed my nails, esp toennails, are much whiter--healthier looking. Don't know where you live but I'm in the midwest and feet end up being confined to shoes for many mos in the cold season and therefore, don't see "the light of day" for quite some time. :) Ever notice how much your feet love summer--when they're free of confinement in a comfortable pair of sandals or walking barefoot? Anyway, got off in another direction here (used to live in Florida where my feet experienced "freedom" all year long). Point is, there are many other benefits that come from oil pulling.
Anyway, these are my experiences thus far.
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