Amalgam Filling Removal
Silver amalgam fillings are actually comprised of 50 percent mercury, which is known to cause brain cell damage and other health problems. These fillings can emit a mercury vapor, which is tasteless, odorless, and colorless but continually infects your body. At IE Dental, we remove amalgam fillings with protocols designed to minimize additional exposure to toxic mercury during the extraction process.
Fluoride Treatment Alternatives
We offer alternatives to fluoride treatments using products that are known to be effective in fighting tooth decay. We shift our focus to acidity reduction in the mouth and using xylitol-based products to help slow or prevent tooth decay.
Activated oxygen-ozone treatments can effectively treat gum disease, cavities, and other dental conditions. Ozone has powerful oxidizing properties and is capable of destroying bacteria and removing biomolecules that allow bacteria to colonize. Ozone treatments can disrupt the bacterial population in the tooth cavity, creating an environment that helps reverse the decay process and prevents further structural loss.
VELscope® allows us to better view the tissues in the oral cavity, which can provide easier detection of cancerous tissues in the mouth. VELscope® can be used during routine appointments to check for oral cancer. Early detection plays an important role in the successful treatment of oral cancer.