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Mercury Safe Removal

Are Your Mercury Fillings Making You Sick?

Mercury is a neurotoxin but did you know that it is also the main ingredient in your metal fillings? Other elements include tin, copper, and zinc but mercury represents roughly half of the mixture. If you have metal fillings, you may want to consider safe amalgam removal on the Upper East Side. Dr. Gerry Curatola, Rejuvenation Dentist, replaces metal fillings with composite to improve your overall health as well as the beauty of your smile. Beyond casting a grey shadow on your teeth, mercury can leach into the body, resulting in:

  • Memory loss
  • Personality changes, such as anxiety and irritability
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Lack of coordination/motor skills

The Dangers Of Mercury Exposure During Removal Of Amalgam

With safe mercury removal on the Upper East Side, Dr. Curatola can prevent the risks associated with metal filling replacement, which include:

  • Ingesting mercury particles: cutting into a metal filling can create small particles that may be contaminated with mercury. These can be swallowed during the procedure and circulate into the bloodstream.
  • Breathing mercury vapors: mercury vapors can be emitted when the metal comes into contact with a dental bur, in the same manner that mercury vapor is released when you chew or grind your teeth. They may be breathed into the lungs and absorbed into the body.

Visiting The Rejuvenation Dentist For Safe Mercury Removal On The Upper East Side

Replacing your metal fillings is the right decision to improve your overall wellness but how do you limit exposure to mercury during the procedure? Finding the right dentist is critical. Dr. Curatola performs safe amalgam removal on the Upper East Side. Dr. Curatola uses specific precautionary measures, such as barrier and ventilation techniques, to protect your health during the extraction of your mercury fillings. Contact our office to schedule your consultation for amalgam filling replacement today. “Enjoy a personalized, pampered approach to a beautiful smile and total body wellness with Rejuvenation Dentistry by Dr. Gerry Curatola.

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