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The Dream of Mercury-Free Dentistry Is Becoming Reality Around the World

Dentistry has a huge role to play in limiting the use of mercury. After all, it’s one of the greatest sources of mercury pollution today, contributing about 100 tons of the neurotoxin each year. It’s one reason our office is mercury-free and mercury-safe, and why each year we recognize Mercury-Free Awareness Week each summer in […]

Why We Practice Mercury-Free, Mercury-Safe Dentistry

Of course, oral galvanism and its tendency to accelerate mercury release from “silver” amalgam fillings are hardly the only problems that dental mercury can cause. Yes, even though you hear people call them “silver” fillings, those metal restorations are actually 50% mercury that’s alloyed with silver, copper, zinc, and other metals. As Dr. Mercola noted […]

Natural Dentist – Part 4 – Fillings Used

We've reached Part 4 in our 5 part series of “What is a Natural Dentist?”  Natural, Holistic dentists have a strong ethical believe in removing all Amalgam Fillings in the most fundamentally safe way possible.  So then what do they use to replace them with?  The most widely used and affordable option is composite fillings. […]

Natural Dentist – Part 2 – Safe Amalgam Removal

When you're on the look out for your next natural/holistic dentist ask them what protocol they use for safe amalgam removal. Here are a few key points to make sure you are selecting an authentic, safe amalgam removal dental provider: 1. Temperature: Best practices for amalgam removal is to use cold water. 2. An evacuator […]

What is a Natural Dentist?

The Merriam-Webster definition states: 1nat·u·ral adjective ˈna-chə-rəl, ˈnach-rəl : existing in nature and not made or caused by people: coming from nature : not having any extra substances or chemicals added : not containing anything artificial : usual or expected Let’s go deeper with the highlighted definition above: “not having any extra substances or chemicals […]