Wrentham area dentist offers safe mercury removal
For many decades, dentists in the Wrentham area have used silver amalgam fillings to repair teeth after cavities have formed. However, studies are finding that these fillings are exposing patients to an unnecessary amount of mercury. Mercury is toxic to the human body. When patients are interested in the removal and replacement of these fillings, they need to visit a dentist in the Wrentham area who offers safe mercury removal.
A biological dentist such as Dr. Ross Palioca of Advanced Dental Practices provides patients with a variety of services including safe mercury removal. He follows the protocols set forth by the IAOMT (International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology) which ensures removal of these fillings ensures the safety of everyone involved. Dr. Ross Palioca and his staff provide this treatment in their office and successfully replace these fillings with composite resin fillings.
Protocols of removal
Patients who are interested in safe silver amalgam removal can ask about our protocols. There are standards in place to provide safe treatment. The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology encourages dentists to follow protocols including:
- Adequate filtration with a high-volume air filtration system in rooms where mercury filling removal takes place
- Amalgam separators for appropriate mercury amalgam waste removal
- Special face shields and head coverings for dentist and personnel
- Protective gowns for everyone involved
- Special dental dam and saliva ejector
Schedule an appointment today!
Dr. Ross Palioca and the team of Advanced Dental Practices is here to help patients in Wrentham, Massachusetts. If you are considering the removal of your silver amalgam fillings and replacement with a healthier alterative, we encourage you to book an appointment with our staff. Call (508) 456-7111 or visit us at 21 East Street. We encourage patients to make an appointment at our state-of-the-art practice today.
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