Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique (SMART) Recommendations
Watch this video to understand the various techniques that SMART Certified dentists utilize to safely remove dental mercury amalgam fillings.
Pregnancy, Children, & Dental Amalgam Mercury Fillings
Research has repeatedly shown the potential for adverse health effects in children and fetuses during pregnancy as a result of dental amalgam mercury fillings.
Dental Mercury Amalgam Fillings and Cremation
During cremation, the mercury from amalgam fillings is heated up and released as vapor, and this dental mercury pollutes the environment.
Occupational Risks for Dentists from Dental Amalgam Mercury
Scientific research has clearly identified occupational risks for dentists and other dental staff members related to the use of dental amalgam mercury.
Components of Dental Materials
There is an essential need for a consumer-based, packaging list of the components of dental materials including fillings, crowns, bridges, and other devices and implants.
Occupational Health & Dental Mercury: Comparing the USA with Norway
Occupational health and safety is imperative for dentists and dental workers who are exposed to dental mercury from amalgam fillings through placement, replacement, polishing, and removal.
Autoimmune diseases and metal implants and devices
Researchers have identified that autoimmune disease can be caused by a combination of 1) genetic components, and 2) metals (including those used in medical and dental implants and devices), pharmaceutical drugs, pollen, infectious agents, molds, and food allergies (such as gluten).
It’s in the genes: reactions to dental amalgam mercury
Evaluating a person’s genetic traits as a risk for certain diseases is being practiced more and more often, sometimes even at the request of the patient. The concept of genetic susceptibility is showing that particular issues with mercury can be traced to genetic traits.
Dental Amalgam Controversy: History and Regulations
The Dental amalgam controversy: a history of debate and growing scientific evidence of harm that have inspired worldwide regulations that begin in the 21st century.
Share Your Concerns about Dental Mercury with Your Dentist
As a patient, you have the right to know what is being put in your mouth. You also have the right to express concerns about any treatment offered to you, including the use of mercury / amalgam / silver fillings, all of which contain approximately 50% mercury.
Dental Amalgam Fillings Release Mercury
People the world over are concerned because amalgam fillings release toxic mercury vapors 24 / 7 and even more so during the removal process.
Mercury During Removal Exceeds Safety Limits
This video compares SMART vs the mercury generated during the removal / replacement of amalgam dental fillings, which exceed established safety limits.