The Truth About Zinc

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“From its involvement in a healthy immune system to its role in cell growth, zinc is an essential mineral…”

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We digest zinc in the course of eating a normal healthy diet.  Too much zinc, however, can cause problems.  This article explains why, expecially for patients who wear dentures.  The adhesive used to keep dentures securely in place contains zinc, and if used too often, could lead to a zinc overdose.

Dr. Rodney D. Chowning, DDS, Dental Implants, Denton, TX