Some patients choose to have old amalgam (metal) fillings replaced to enhance the aesthetics of their smiles, while others choose to swap out amalgam for composite because they have concerns about the mercury that is often found in the amalgam. Still others may need to eliminate an amalgam filling that has been damaged or degraded.
Regardless of your motivation, when you do decide to have your amalgam fillings removed and replaced, it’s important to identify a practitioner who has experience in removing the amalgam safely.
Doctors Kozlow and Rowell, holistic dentists, consider the impact of dental care on the entire body, not just the oral cavity. For this reason, the vast majority of holistic dentists practice metal-free dentistry. As a result, he is keenly attuned to the potential effects that mercury can have throughout the body, and he has extensive experience and knowledge involving the techniques needed for safe amalgam removal. Many patients turn to us when they decide to have their old metal fillings replaced.