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Amalgam Hazards

Learn more about the extreme health hazards of amalgam in this article. If you or a loved one has dental amalgam from previous dental procedures, take a moment to learn about safe mercury filling removal in Miami.

By | 2016-02-29T03:58:27+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Mercury Free Dentistry|0 Comments

Vaccines, Cognitive Impairment, and Mercury Poisoning

Vaccines contain neurotoxins, including aluminum, mercury, formaldehyde, MSG, and antibiotics, among others. The very definition of a neurotoxin is a substance that is damaging to nerve cells, the main component of the human brain. Therefore, it’s safe to assume that these so-called ingredients in vaccines can cause cognitive impairment – similar to the symptoms of PCCI. Learn how holistic dentists help patients avoid toxins, like mercury and other heavy metals.

By | 2015-06-22T13:07:37+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Holistic Dentistry, Mercury Free Dentistry, News|0 Comments

What is Biological Dentistry?

Today, patients have the opportunity to experience a safer and more thorough approach to oral health and wellness. Named biological dentistry, this method of oral health care differs from traditional “drill and fill” dentistry in several key ways. This article has been created to introduce South Florida families to the concept of biological dentistry, and why it’s important.

By | 2015-02-18T00:11:21+00:00 February 18th, 2015|Holistic Dentistry, Mercury Free Dentistry|0 Comments

Mercury in Your Mouth [Free Infographic]

In 1991, the World Health Organization released a report confirming that the mercury content of dental amalgam (used for silver fillings) was the single greatest source of mercury pollution in non-industrialized settings. Since that time, health professionals and environmental scientists have pushed hard to have the material banned. Unfortunately, there is nothing illegal about putting this dangerous neuro-toxin in your mouth. Learn more about the dangers of mercury-rich dental amalgam in the free infographic below.

By | 2014-07-31T10:29:50+00:00 July 31st, 2014|Holistic Dentistry, Mercury Free Dentistry|0 Comments

Minamata Treaty Promises Global Ban on Mercury Dental Fillings

Leaders from around the world have officially signed an agreement that will phase-out the use of mercury, an extremely hazardous neurotoxin that is still being used in a variety of production processes and medical products, including silver dental fillings. Named the Minamata Convention on Mercury, the treaty is a big victory for environmentalists, health professionals, and consumers worldwide as it lays the foundation needed to cease mercury use and ensure its ethical and safe disposal. Read more about the Minamata Treaty, and watch the video below to see representatives from the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) speak at this historical event.

By | 2013-12-04T11:49:28+00:00 December 4th, 2013|Mercury Free Dentistry|0 Comments

Dentsply Urged to Cease Production of Toxic Dental Amalgam

Dentsply Urged to Cease Production of Toxic Dental AmalgamDentsply International, a leading supplier of many quality dental supplies and equipment, has been issued a wake-up call. At the end of last month, the organization was urged publicly to phase-out the production of dental amalgam, a toxic material known to contain upwards of 50% mercury content. The plea for the phase-out comes just months after 140 nations signed an international mercury treaty, agreeing to do their part in reducing the production, disposal, and adverse impact the material has on both the environment and dental patients. Now, 23 of the world’s leading health and environmental agencies, including Consumers for Dental Choice, have pressured the 2nd largest amalgam producer in the United States to do the same.

By | 2013-07-08T09:04:35+00:00 July 8th, 2013|Mercury Free Dentistry|0 Comments

Are Mercury Fillings Safe?

Are Mercury Fillings SafeGroups like the American Medical Association and the FDA that advocate the use of mercury fillings, also known as silver fillings or amalgam, acknowledge that mercury is a toxic heavy metal that can cause neurological problems, but they still insist that it is safe to use as a tooth filling for cavities. These fillings release mercury vapor each time a person chews on them, causing the body to inhale and absorb this toxic vapor. Eighty percent of this vapor accumulates in the body’s tissues because the body is unable to effectively excrete it.

By | 2013-02-25T03:00:18+00:00 February 25th, 2013|Holistic Dentistry|0 Comments