Educational Videos & Articles
At Biologic Dentistry, we don’t want to only treat our patients, but to educate them as well! To us, a well-informed patient is also a healthy patient. By knowing all of your treatment options and understanding the basics of proper oral homecare, you can be better equipped to protect you and your family’s oral health for years to come. The videos and articles below are an excellent resource, and if you’d like to learn more, you can always give our office a call.
An Introduction to Biological Dentistry
Biological Dentistry is not a separate, recognized, specialty of dentistry, but it is a thought process and an attitude that can apply to all facets of dental practice and to health care in general: to always seek the safest, least toxic way to accomplish the goals of modern dentistry and connecting the oral cavity to the overall health of our patients.
Mercury Vapor Released From Dental Fillings
All amalgam restorations, also commonly referred to as silver fillings, contain approximately 50% mercury in addition to other metals. Research has demonstrated that Mercury vapor is released from dental amalgam fillings at higher rates during brushing, cleaning, clenching of teeth, chewing, etc.
IAOMT: Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique (SMART)
Utilizing the most up-to-date science and research, the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) has developed extensive safety recommendations for the removal of existing amalgam fillings (aka: silver fillings). Dr. Hamel is an accredited member of the IAOMT and is also SMART certified.
Learn More About SMART
Dental Amalgam Mercury Exposure and Human Health Risks Throughout the Life Span
Learn More About Mercury Exposure
Mercury Destroys Brain Neurons
Learn More About Mercury Brain Damage
Autoimmune Disease and Metal Exposure: What You Need To Know
Learn More About Autoimmune Disease & Metal Exposure