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If Not Mercury—Then What?

2021-05-03T22:23:28+00:00March 27th, 2021|Categories: amalgam risks, dental inflammation, holistic dentist NJ, Mercury-Free Dentistry, Wellness|Tags: , , , , |

If Not Mercury, Then What? In a September 2020 statement, the FDA (Federal Drug Administration) updated its information and potential risks to certain high-risk individuals likely associated with mercury amalgam fillings. As holistic dental practitioners, we feel that mercury safety should apply to not only high-risk people but to everyone—including those who are autoimmune [...]

Amalgam/Mercury Fillings and the Effects on Autoimmune Disease

2021-03-19T16:48:47+00:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: amalgam risks, Latest News, Mercury-Free Dentistry, Root Canals, safe mercury removal|Tags: , , , , |

Amalgam/Mercury Fillings and the Effects on Autoimmune DiseaseMany of us have gone our whole lives with amalgam (commonly known as mercury) fillings in our teeth. Over time, scientific studies have shown that these types of fillings can significantly affect our overall health, especially those with Autoimmune Disease.As a mercury-safe and mercury-free dentist, Dr. Gashinsky has [...]

Mercury Amalgams and Inflammation – What’s the Risk?

2019-07-11T20:57:15+00:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: amalgam risks, Holistic dentistry, Mercury-Free Dentistry, safe mercury removal, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Mercury Amalgams and Inflammation – What’s the Risk? As part of our mission to provide you the best care possible, we have already published many articles about the dangers of amalgam (mercury) fillings and we continue to advise our patients to consider getting rid of this potential health hazard in their mouth. The main concern [...]

Mercury and Cardiovascular (Heart) Disease

2019-02-20T17:24:56+00:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: amalgam risks, Dr. Gashinsky New Jersey, Mercury-Free Dentistry, safe mercury removal, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mercury and Cardiovascular (Heart) Disease If you have been following our blog posts on the subject of mercury fillings, you already will know that mercury fillings can significantly damage your health. Recent studies have found that mercury can accumulate in the heart and has been associated with elevated blood pressure, abnormal heart rhythms and increased [...]

Why You Should Get Rid of Your Mercury Fillings

2020-07-30T16:50:00+00:00October 25th, 2018|Categories: Mercury-Free Dentistry|Tags: , , |

Why You Should Get Rid of Your Mercury Fillings Most people know “mercury amalgams” by the name “silver fillings.” While the use of mercury fillings have decreased by 30 percent over the last 10 years, the American Dental Association reports that there are still 122 million Americans with these types of fillings in their mouths. [...]

6 Signs Your Fillings Are Affecting Your Health

2017-10-17T17:07:20+00:00January 16th, 2017|Categories: Mercury-Free Dentistry, Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , |

6 Signs Your Fillings Are Affecting Your Health Most people will get at least one dental filling during their lifetimes. Fillings are used to repair everything from broken teeth to damage from cavities. Fillings can be made from many different materials, such as porcelain and composite. One type of filling, silver or amalgam, always contains [...]

Danger Lurking in Your Mouth – Amalgam Fillings

2020-07-30T18:51:09+00:00November 8th, 2016|Categories: Mercury-Free Dentistry|Tags: , , , , |

Danger Lurking in Your Mouth - Amalgam Fillings The standard of care for many years has been the use of mercury based amalgam fillings. The ADA (American Dental Association) states that they are safe…but are they? Researchers out of University of Georgia have now definitively shown the contrary in a recent published study. Having multiple [...]

Holistic Dental Health Quick Tip

2017-10-17T17:14:49+00:00October 20th, 2016|Categories: Mercury-Free Dentistry, Wellness|Tags: , , , , , |

Holistic Dental Health Quick Tip Quick tip 1: If you have silver or amalgam fillings, don’t use any mouthwash or toothpaste with hydrogen peroxide in it.  Peroxide can be found in whitening toothpastes and mouthwashes, and some like to use the good old brown bottle which can assist in healing inflamed gums. But with amalgams, [...]

What is Biological Dentistry?

2020-07-30T19:11:06+00:00September 5th, 2016|Categories: Holistic dentistry|Tags: , , |

Today, we can do better dentistry, in a less toxic, more individualized, more environmentally friendly way than ever. Biological Dentistry is a thought process, an attitude, and a guide for making choices in dental practice. This article was written by the  International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) - an organization for that group of dentists, [...]

What is the Safe Protocol for Removing Amalgam Fillings?

2020-07-30T18:51:06+00:00August 29th, 2016|Categories: Mercury-Free Dentistry|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Amalgam fillings, often referred to as silver because of their silvery appearance, are a combination of several types of metal, including silver, tin, copper, and most notable of late, mercury.  This type of filling has technically been deemed safe for use by the FDA, but the material has recently come under review because of the [...]