Mercury-Free Dentistry: What It Is and Why We Practice It
There has been a lot of talk lately about the safety of mercury in amalgam fillings. Many of our patients are understandably concerned that the presence of mercury will damage their health.
At Sinick Family Dental, your safety comes first, so we don’t use mercury fillings. We have found that we can get the strength from composite resins that contain no mercury and are good for your oral health.
The Problem with Mercury Fillings
Mercury fillings, or amalgam, have been used for decades because they were the only durable treatment option we had. The biggest problem with silver amalgam fillings is that they have been shown to release small amounts of mercury ...