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Why You Should Get Rid of Your Mercury Fillings

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. [...]

2018-10-25T21:25:31+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Categories: Mercury-Free Dentistry|Tags: , , |

6 Signs Your Fillings Are Affecting Your Health

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

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

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?

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, [...]

2016-09-05T13:08:36+00:00 September 5th, 2016|Categories: Holistic dentistry|Tags: , , |

What is the Safe Protocol for Removing Amalgam Fillings?

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 [...]

The Major Benefits of Mercury-Free Dentistry

The Major Benefits of Mercury-Free Dentistry It wasn't that long ago that amalgam dental filling material containing mercury was common and considered safe for use. Even though we have long been aware of mercury's poisonous properties, mercury in silver (i.e. amalgam) fillings was, for some reason, deemed safe and has been in use for well [...]