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Dentist in Greenville, SC Offers Education On Mercury Detoxification

Mercury Detoxification
At Palmer Distinctive Dentistry, guests in and around the area of Greenville, SC can learn about the advantages of mercury detoxification services with Drs. John Palmer, Daniel Knause, and Debra Adams.

What is mercury and mercury toxicity?

Mercury is an element that is present in a variety of materials such as silver amalgam fillings placed by many dentists. However, studies continue to show the negative effects of mercury toxicity. Exposure to mercury can result in mercury poisoning, which may result in symptoms such as:
  • Chest pain/burning sensations
  • Behavioral changes
  • Poor memory and concentration
  • Fatigue and lethargy
  • Depression
  • Chronic headaches
  • Tingling and loss of physical sensations

Where else can mercury be found?

Mercury can be found not only in dental fillings, but in a variety of other elements and products, including:
  • Thermometers
  • Cigarettes
  • Lightbulbs
  • Soil
  • Air and water
  • Food products
  • Industrial sites

How can patients determine if they have high levels of mercury?

In many cases, guests exhibiting the signs of mercury toxicity can work with their primary care physician or a holistic practitioner to have the guest’s mercury levels tested. There are a few different ways in which this can be achieved. Mercury Tri test kit, by Quicksilver has proven to be the best test to determine if there has been extended exposure to mercury. It uses the blood, hair and urine to extract it’s results. The mercury tri test kits are available at Palmer Distinctive Dentistry. Once test is complete, and levels are detected and those results are sent to the guest’s holistic practitioner to further review with the guest.

Mercury detoxification simplified

A mercury detox is a specialized process that is used to remove mercury from the body. When guests have silver amalgam fillings in their mouth, they are already at risk of mercury toxicity. The first step in ensuring the guest is safe from mercury is to start with the removal and replacement of these amalgam fillings. Many dentists still place them, even though continued research shows the negative impact they can have on one’s body. Drs. John Palmer, Daniel Knause, and Debra Adams of Palmer Distinctive Dentistry in Greenville, SC have stopped using these fillings as recommended by the IAOMT (International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology), and instead utilize safer alternatives such as BPA Free composite resin, or porcelain restoration. This is the first step in mercury detoxification. After this, guests can continue to work with their medical practitioner to achieve a mercury-free body. This may include elements such as medical treatment, home remedies, and even services available through our practice such as the MerProtect™ Protocol. Drs. John Palmer, Daniel Knause, and Debra Adams work closely with guests to ensure they are enjoying a healthy smile and body through their dental health!

Call the office at (864) 332-4113 today to book an appointment at the practice, conveniently located in Greenville, SC at 134 Milestone Way.