Our dentist, Dr. Merrily Sandford, makes an effort to use biocompatible and safe materials at all points of your dental treatment. To avoid introducing hazardous chemicals into the process, we offer mercury-free dentistry in Austin, Texas. To learn more about our mercury- and amalgam-free dental restorations, call 512-263-8284.
Should I Care About Mercury-Free Dentistry?
Mercury is one of the most toxic metals known to man, and yet the debate continues about whether mercury in dental fillings is medically safe.
The question is essentially, how much of this toxic substance can your body safely withstand and would you take a chance with your family’s health?
Poison In Your Teeth
The book “The Poison in Your Teeth” clearly explains why amalgam (silver) fillings are hazardous to your health. Mercury amalgam fillings continuously release mercury vapor, the most poisonous, naturally occurring, non-radioactive substance on earth, into your body. The mercury amalgams emit contributes to over 100 health issues, including:
- Heart disease
- Autoimmune diseases, such as, Fibromyalgia and Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Chronic fatigue syndrome
- Neurological problems, including depression, memory loss, and tremors
- Mercury from amalgams is a cause of autism and developmental disorders
The FDA has already ruled that women who are planning to have a family are not to be exposed to amalgam (silver) filling due to the effects that could occur to the fetus and child.
Many Dentists claim they are Mercury-Free but in most cases that only refers to the fact that they do not place amalgam fillings, however, most do not realize the many hidden dangers of not removing the amalgam properly.
Safe Mercury Amalgam Filling Removal
Dentists all over the world remove millions of amalgam fillings every day, without realizing the danger that comes from this dental procedure! View “Safely Remove Metal Fillings” on this website.
Do you have silver mercury fillings that you want to remove because they are old, leaking, cracked or cosmetically unattractive?
Our Austin, Texas office has been mercury-free since we opened in 2002 and we are the foremost leaders in Central Texas for setting the standard for proper, safe mercury removal.
Accredited Member IAOMT & SMART certified
Dr. Merrily Sandford is an accredited member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology and is extensively trained in safe mercury removal techniques and is highly skilled in placing biologically compatible non-metallic fillings, crowns, inlays and onlays.