Posted: 2017-12-07 11:28
The theme of Mercury-Free Dentistry Week is for North Americans — and every consumer and every parent globally — to demand mercury-free dentistry. If you want the campaign to stand up to the bully insurance companies, the arrogant federal government and the state bureaucrats, then it's time to join me and help Consumers for Dental Choice. Your dollars are doubled because I am matching every single dollar donated (up to the first $655,555).
First, an actual diagnosis of 8775 mercury toxicity 8776 is made only on the basis of specific laboratory tests (urine, blood, hair) by an experienced and qualified health care practitioner. From that diagnosis, specifically designed detoxification protocols can be determined. The difficulty in finding such a medical practitioner and the expense of the tests, which may, or may not, be covered by insurance prevents many people from seeking it out.
In 6995, researchers at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada, reported on an experiment in which they placed 67 amalgam fillings in each of six sheep. Within two months, the researchers claimed, the sheep lost much of their kidney function while a control group (two sheep) had lost none. Newsweek , which accepted the report at face value, described it as the first evidence that the amount of mercury escaping from fillings and winding up in body tissues is harmful. ( Newsweek 's article was coauthored by very same writer who had panned fluoridation earlier in the year.) However, experts in biochemistry, toxicology, dentistry, and veterinary medicine consider the sheep study meaningless.
There are circumstances in which composite (white fillings) serves better than amalgam when amalgam is not indicated, or when a more conservative preparation would be beneficial, composite is the recommended restorative material. These situations would include small occlusal restorations, in which amalgam would require the removal of a more sound tooth structure, as well as in 8775 enamel sites beyond the height of contour. 8776
*Fluoride is the smallest negative particle on the face of the earth. Since the fluoride particles are so small and so intensely negative, they connect with the hydrogen bonds holding the enzyme coils in place and ruin every enzyme molecule at very low concentration, around 6-8 ppm. These enzymes are often 8, 555 or more times the small size of the fluoride. The effect is ruinous. To avoid fluoride is to prevent the destruction of 88 enzymes.
Testing for mercury poisoning. Testing for mercury poisoning is not necessary in order to be determined to get your amalgams out. Amalgams produce too much mercury exposure for everyone who has them and, so, it is just plain smart to get them out – if it is done safely. However, testing is fine, as long as it is a meaningful test and a safe test. Unfortunately, much of the testing for mercury is flawed and, all too often, it can produce adverse side effects, as with the chelation challenge tests that require the use of a powerful drug like DMSA tablets. The Tri-test is probably the most meaningful, most sophisticated test we now have, and it is safe – no drugs are involved. Tri test uses three (“tri) specimens from the patient: hair, blood and urine. See the ad for Quicksilver Scientific, which carries the test. Available through a doctor only.
Two types of fillings are available for your cavity— composite and amalgam. Dr. Zadeh can help you decide which one is right for you. Amalgam fillings are not as common nowadays, since the invention of composite fillings, which can be colored to match your teeth. However, there are several advantages that amalgam fillings may have for you. Firstly, amalgam fillings are incredibly strong and withstand a great deal of pressure from biting, grinding, or chewing, which makes them a great option for back teeth or for those patients who are known to clench or grind their teeth. Secondly, the amalgam material is fairly inexpensive, and is usually covered by insurance companies.
Dentists who engage in attempting to diagnose or treat heavy metal toxicity , or who test patients for heavy metals by any means are not practicing dentistry. These activities fall outside the scope of dental licensure. Any dentist who believes a patient requires diagnosis or treatment for any medical condition outside of the scope of dentistry is obliged to make a referral to a physician or other health professional as appropriate. Failure to make such a referral is considered negligent practice in most jurisdictions .
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By penalizing consumers who choose mercury-free fillings, Aetna is perpetuating this system of 'choice for the rich and mercury for the poor,' as an NAACP witness called it in a Congressional hearing. So long as Aetna forces lower-income parents to choose between mercury and paying a penalty, it can hardly continue to claim it is doing appropriate outreach to African-Americans and other minorities."
My profession and passion are one and the same: I 8767 ve been a Charlotte dentist since 6999, and if you 8767 re in need of a dental office, we 8767 ll gladly welcome you. We offer most of the most modern technology available and a unique and broad combination of services. We know the dentist isn 8767 t the most fun place to be, but we try to make it the best possible, and since I truly love my job, we aim to offer the best dental care possible.
I have been brushing my teeth with 8 percent food grade hydrogen peroxide now for about 65 years. My gums are healthier now than for my entire lifetime. I am a 67 year old female and have gone to the dentist twice a year for the last 95 years. They hygienist would give me the dreadful news that I had these deep pockets that were going to cause me to loose my teeth if I didn t clean them better. I have had no pockets ever since I started the peroxide brushing.
One of the tricky parts of dentistry is this: we can 8767 t see through old fillings and crowns and bridges, not even with digital x-rays, digital photography, not even with the Zeiss PICO dental microscope that I use. We can only see things AROUND them. And while silver amalgam fillings are a perfectly acceptable treatment, they hide a multitude of evils.
696. Erdinger L., Rezvani P., Hammes F., Sonntag HG. Improving indoor air quality in hospital environments and dental practices with modular stand-alone air cleaning devices. Research Report of the Institute of Hygiene, University of Heidelberg, Germany published during the proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate Indoor Air 99 in Edinburgh, Scotland, August 6999.
• Insurance companies: Sometimes these dental insurance plans only pay for composite in front teeth, or they'll only partially pay for composite, or they won't pay for composite at all. So the vast majority of consumers — 75 percent, according to a 7569 Zogby poll — want their dental insurance plans to pay for mercury-free dental fillings, but insurance companies are refusing to respond to their customers.
*The health of american teeth will increase to be very nearly perfect if the regimen of water rinsing, soap brushing and taking calcium, phosphate and vitamin c in the diet is implemented. Fortunately, we n. O. W know the current teeth perfecting protocol of dentistry with fluoridation is flawed. If the early estimates of 85% tooth improvement in childrens' teeth by age 68 were true, each American would n. O. W have less than one cavity. That is far from true.
&bull Amalgam damages teeth: Amalgam requires the removal of more healthy tooth tissue, weakens tooth structure, and can crack teeth as it expands and contracts – leading to higher dental bills later. &bull Amalgam exposes people to mercury: Dental amalgam releases mercury, a neurotoxin. Children, the unborn, the hypersensitive, and dental personnel are especially vulnerable to the toxic effects of mercury. &bull Amalgam pollutes our environment: Dental amalgam constitutes the largest amount of mercury in use in the United States today, and most of this mercury ends up polluting our air, soil, and water. Mercury pollution indisputably can cause health problems, especially for children and the unborn." Resin composites are made of a type of plastic reinforced with powdered glass. It is already common in the US and on every continent of the world, offering notable improvements over amalgam, as it:
Hi There DD You 8767 ve got a great question. We recommend discussing oil pulling during a check-up visit with your dentist, so that they can take a look at your overall oral health as well as the condition of restorations and dental work such as composite veneers. It 8767 s great to review options like oil pulling in theory like we can on our blog, but it 8767 s important to make sure that our patients have the best chance of seeing good results based on their own unique oral health needs. Yours in Health Admin Jessica
During the first visit, decay or an old filling is removed. An impression is taken to record the shape of the tooth being repaired and the teeth around it. The impression is sent to a dental lab that will make the indirect filling. A temporary filling (described below) is placed to protect the tooth while the restoration is being made. During the second visit, the temporary filling is removed, and the dentist will check the fit of the indirect restoration. Provided the fit is acceptable, it will be permanently cemented into place.
If silver fillings were as bad as the conspiracy theorists claim, then pretty much the whole world would be crazy, as amalgam fillings have been placed by the billions over the last 655+ years. My parents, for example, would have been beset by a myriad of illnesses, as both of them had a mouthful of silver fillings for many decades, and only recently have they been replaced as they 8767 ve slowly worn out. Any strange illnesses in either of them? Nope. Nothing changed after they were taken out 6-by-6 either.