Dr. Priti Dagli and our team understand the hazard toxic materials pose to your oral and general health, and we promote safe, biocompatible dental care that is as safe for your mouth as it is for the environment. Plainsboro Dental Services does not offer mercury in any of our dental restorations, as it is among the most toxic nonradioactive substances on Earth. This means we do not offer amalgam dental fillings. We invite you to contact our office today at 609-716-7100 to learn more about our mercury-free dentistry in Plainsboro, New Jersey, and schedule an appointment with our dentist.
Did you know that amalgam and other materials that contain mercury may be harmful to your health? Amalgam is composed of a mixture of metals, including silver, mercury, tin, copper, and other trace metals. Mercury may be harmful to your overall health, and it is released in small amounts to your body through amalgam fillings. At our office, we do not use any materials or products that contain mercury. Composite fillings are one type of mercury-free restoration we offer at our practice. In addition to containing mercury, amalgam fillings also often eventually lead to tooth fractures and cracks, while composite restorations can actually help to strengthen the tooth structure. Furthermore, composite dental fillings are a more aesthetic choice for your smile; while amalgam dental fillings are silver in color, composite fillings are tooth colored and can be matched to blend in with your smile’s natural appearance.
Our dentist and team are dedicated to your health, and we are happy to answer any questions you may have about amalgam and mercury. For more information about the benefits of mercury-free dentistry and how we help to protect your oral and overall health, we invite you to call or visit us today. We are always happy to answer your questions!