Mercury-Safe Dentistry

Remove toxic dental materials safely and comfortably in the Saf-T-Op treatment room - built specifically for the purpose of providing a mercury-safe haven for patients seeking replacement of mercury-amalgam/silver fillings. It was designed to be the safest, most comfortable space to undergo dental treatment of any kind.

The process of drilling out amalgam fillings liberates quantities of mercury vapor and fine particulates that can be inhaled and absorbed through the lungs. In order to determine if your dentist has been specially trained, here are some questions to ask.

Consider the following safety suggestions regarding yourself, the doctor and staff, and the treatment room when looking for a Mercury-Safe experience.

It's extremely important that you understand the subtle differences between "mercury-free" and "mercury-safe" when removing and replacing amalgam "silver" fillings. Dr. Fazio explains here.