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Welcome to Integrative Dental Care: Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal

At Integrative Dental Care, we prioritize your health and safety with a holistic approach to dental wellness. Specializing in safe mercury amalgam removal, we utilize the most advanced techniques and protocols to protect our patients throughout the process.

Our Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Protocol

Our protocol for safely removing mercury amalgam fillings is designed to minimize any exposure to mercury vapor, following the stringent guidelines set forth by health experts in the field. The process involves several critical steps to ensure your utmost safety and health:

  • Binders: Used during the procedure to capture and immobilize mercury particles, minimizing systemic absorption and reducing the risk of mercury exposure.
  • Dental Dam Application: To prevent any particles from being ingested or inhaled, we use a dental dam to isolate the tooth being worked on.
  • Air Purification: Special air filtration systems are used in the treatment room to capture mercury vapor and particulates, ensuring clean, safe breathing air for both patient and staff.
  • Protective Gear: Our staff wears protective clothing, gloves, and face shields, while patients are provided with protective eyewear and alternative air sources when necessary.
  • Safe Removal Techniques: Using low-speed drills and copious amounts of water, we carefully remove the amalgam to minimize the generation of mercury vapor and particulate matter.
  • Proper Disposal: Amalgam remnants are safely contained and disposed of in accordance with environmental protection standards, ensuring they do not pose a risk to the environment or public health.

Why Remove Mercury Amalgam Fillings?

Risks of Not Removing:

Mercury amalgam fillings can potentially lead to health issues due to mercury exposure, particularly if they are deteriorating. Concerns include neurological effects, immune system suppression, and allergic reactions, highlighting the importance of considering safe removal.

Benefits of Removing:

Removing mercury amalgam fillings can decrease the potential risks associated with mercury exposure. Patients often report improved health outcomes, including enhanced immune function and reduced toxicity levels in the body, contributing to overall well-being.

After the Safe Removal

Post-removal, our commitment to your health continues. We offer a range of restorative options to replace the old amalgam fillings, from composite resins to porcelain inlays, ensuring the integrity and aesthetics of your teeth are maintained or even improved. We also give patients binders to take which helps in facilitating the elimination of any residual mercury from the body, aiding in the detoxification process and supporting overall health recovery.

Financial Consideration

It is important to note that safe mercury amalgam removal is a specialized procedure, and thus, carries an added fee. Most insurance plans do not cover the cost associated with this procedure, recognizing it as beyond standard dental care. We believe in transparent communication about all aspects of your care, including costs, and will provide a detailed explanation of the investment involved in protecting your health.

Ready to Take the Next Step?

Experience the difference with Integrative Dental Care, where your health and safety come first.

At Integrative Dental Care, we are dedicated to providing a safe, supportive environment for all your dental needs, including the specialized removal of mercury amalgam fillings. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards a healthier, mercury-free smile.

Experience the difference with Integrative Dental Care, where your health and safety come first.