Some Questions to Ask Dentists

It is up to you to determine if a dentist can safely remove mercury from your teeth. You need to understand the proper protocol for safe mercury removal. You need to do your own research. Then call to interview these dentists or assistants. Ask such questions as:

1) Do you use an alternative source of air?

2) Do you use a dental dam?

3) Do you use a machine to suction the vapors away from my face?

4) Do you use a machine in the room to take vapor out of the room?

5) Is the room where you remove mercury separate from the rest of your office?

6) Do you use low speed drilling?

7) Do you use large amounts of water to cut down on vapor?

8) Do you use a high suction device in my mouth like the cleanup aspirator?
Some dentists may not practice all these protocols. Just because he is on a list does not make him the safest dentist. That is why you need to be informed yourself. Some dentist feel that the dental dam may be more detrimental than helpful. Some dentists prefer a mask connected to outside air rather than to an oxygen tank. You research the protocol that you want used in your body. You can discuss with your dentists why he uses the protocol that he uses.

Biological dentist Dr. William Virtue from Yadkinville, North Carolina, who was trained by the IAOMT recommends the following on his website:

If you are considering having your mercury fillings removed

A) See a dentist that has been trained by and is a member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology "IAOMT."

B) Make sure the dentist uses a device called a "clean-out" to vacuum 95% of the mercury vapor from the mouth.

C) Make sure you are placed on an outside oxygen supply.

D) Be sure every precaution is taken to rinse all of the metal fillings from your cheeks and tongue.

E) We highly recommend that the patient seek out an alternative health care provider to help with establishing their "heavy metal load" and ways to reduce it.

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This information is provided for educational purposes only, and does not replace a personal consultation with the health care professional of your choice.