Eco-Friendly Dentistry In Folsom, CA
Eco-Friendly, Bio-Compatible, Metal-Free Dentistry
As the first Gold Certified Eco-Friendly Dental practice in the Greater Sacramento area, we focus on an Eco-Friendly and Metal Free Dental experience.
Welcome to Eco Friendly Dentistry in Folsom CA! Our team is excited to meet you and help you achieve and maintain a vibrant, healthy smile. We know our patients value safe, efficient, and affordable care, so we strive to offer our patients the best technology and procedures available in the dental industry. Eco Friendly Dentistry is here to help you every step of the way, from providing you with the facts about good oral hygiene to walking you through Eco-Friendly oral treatment options. With proper dental care, we believe everyone can achieve a beautiful and healthy smile that will last a lifetime.
Come visit us, and you’ll see for yourself how comfortable and rewarding the dental experience can be. Our staff is always available to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have. We specialize in cosmetic dentistry in addition to your general dentistry needs. Ask our doctors about treatment options that have taken patient satisfaction and comfort to new levels, such as Invisalign, veneers, and dental implants . We love seeing our patients smile as their dreams of enhancing the health and appearance of their teeth become a reality.
Metal-Free Dentistry enables Dr. Krishnamurthy to create natural looking teeth restorations conserving the natural tooth structure. By using Metal-Free Dentistry we can eliminate the black lines around the gum line to give you a natural tooth color. Metal-Free Dentistry includes tooth colored fillings, Metal-Free Crowns and Bridges, and even Metal-Free natural-looking Partials and Dentures.
From a holistic standpoint, some studies have shown that the metals in our mouth can contain toxins, like mercury, and can actually attribute to and escalate certain health conditions.
A biological dentist like Dr. Krishnamurthy understands the impacts of toxic materials and relates it to dental and physiological health. Biological dentists are concerned with the integrity of the oral cavity and use materials and procedures in their practices that are systemically compatible.
Mercury In Dentistry
Did you know that “silver” amalgam fillings are sometimes 50% mercury? Mercury vaporizes easily at room temperature, and in this state, is odorless, colorless and tasteless. Inhaled mercury vapor is readily absorbed into the bloodstream. The World Health Organization has concluded that dental fillings contribute more mercury to a person’s body than all other sources of mercury combined. Mercury is a powerful poison. Published research demonstrates that mercury is more toxic than lead, cadmium or arsenic. No amount of exposure to mercury vapor can be considered harmless. Especially considering its cumulative effect.
Mercury Health Risks
Mercury is the most toxic, non-radioactive element on the earth. Most medical and scientific researchers have called for a ban on the use of mercury in all products. However, the U.S. Government has ignored the potentially harmful effects of mercury fillings. Due to its poisonous nature, mercury can adversely affect the immune, urinary, cardiac, and respiratory and digestive systems. Under laboratory conditions, mercury has produced brain cell deterioration identical to that seen in victims of Alzheimer’s disease.
Removing Mercury Fillings
We can remove mercury fillings utilizing an efficient suction system in the oral cavity with a special tip or its equivalent to contain amalgam particles and mercury vapors. We operate a vacuum system at maximum efficiency, applying copious amounts of water to the filling during removal. We also remove the amalgam in large segments to minimize the generation of mercury vapor and amalgam particulate and providing the patient and dental staff with a mercury-free source of air.
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