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How is mercury removal completed at a West Palm Beach dental office?

How is mercury removal completed at a West Palm Beach dental office?

West Palm Beach dentists at Pure Dental Care, offers safe mercury removal for patients who want to remove the amalgam silver fillings they have had placed in the past. There are many health concerns that can arise from the mercury in silver amalgam fillings. At some point, patients may want to replace these fillings with safer, composite fillings. However, mercury removal requires that dentists follow strict protocols for the safety of the dental staff and their patients.

Some dentists use a specific room with extra ventilation specifically for the removal of mercury fillings. This allows the vapors to be released safely if they should occur. However, an air vacuum is placed near the patient’s mouth in order to remove the vapors that may be released into the air when the fillings are removed. Pure Dental Care, has proper waste receptacles for mercury fillings, and uses specialized tools to avoid heating the mercury during removal. The danger of mercury is in the vapors, which are released when this material is heated. This is why even simple daily tasks such as chewing can release vapors into the patient’s mouth and can have negative effects on their health and wellbeing.

The doctor and his team are trained for safe mercury removal. West Palm Beach patients can visit his practice to have their mercury fillings removed properly, in accordance to the strict protocols that are in place to protect everyone in the room during the removal. These fillings can then be replaced with safer composite fillings, which are not only healthier, but can match the patient’s tooth and be less noticeable within their smile. Mercury fillings are only replaced at the patient’s request.

If you want to have your mercury fillings removed and you are seeking a dentist that can do so in a safe, managed way, call Pure Dental Care today to schedule a consultation appointment and examination.

 

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