Amalgam Fillings – The Scary Truth

25 Nov

Amalgam (mercury) fillings have been commonly used among dental professionals for decades to fix cavity-infected teeth. The word “amalgam” literally means “a mix or blend,” which makes sense as this type of filling has more than one component. Amalgam fillings are made of a mixture of liquid mercury, tin, silver and copper.

Although once deemed “safe,” over the last decade, an increasing amount of studies have surfaced to show the potential danger of amalgam fillings. As a consumer, it is crucial that you conduct your own research to determine your risk of suffering from diseases associated with amalgam filling absorption and inhalation. With the help of this blog, we hope to keep our valued patients and their families informed, but most importantly, safe.

Potential Disease Links To Amalgam Fillings

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Autism
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Eczema
  • Emphysema
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hormonal Dysfunction
  • Intestinal Dysfunction
  • Immune System Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Learning Disorders
  • Liver Disorders
  • Lupus
  • Metabolic Encephalopathy
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Senile Dementia
  • Thyroid Disease

Amalgam Fillings and Children

The U.S. Center for Disease Control ranks toxic metals [such as amalgam fillings] as the NUMBER ONE environmental health threat to children

Absorbed mercury levels entered to the fetus through the placenta during pregnancy have been shown to cause neuropsychiatric effects in the fetus

Our office will continue to provide updates on amalgam fillings as soon as they become available to us. For any further questions or to book an appointment to have your amalgam fillings changed to white fillings, please contact our office!

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