Last night the news reported that a man in Massachusetts attempted to melt amalgam (silver fillings) to extract the silver and make jewelry for his girlfriend. Unfortunately, when he attempted to do so, he also released the mercury that is contained within the silver filling. His girlfriend noted … [Read more...]
Dr. James Reed
We give our deepest condolences in sharing that our beloved, Dr. James Reed, passed away on Sunday July 9, 2017 early in the morning. Another team member wrote: "He was more than a boss. He was a friend and very much a part of our families...Our work family extended far beyond 8-5. We cared, we … [Read more...]
Amalgam, Are We In Danger?
Almost every day, some one asks me about mercury fillings. Amalgam, or silver fillings, contain 40-50% mercury, along with small amounts of copper, tin, zinc, silver, and other metals. Amalgam has been used for more than 100 years, and there is much debate to the safety of this product. There … [Read more...]
Periodontal Disease, How it Effects Your Overall Health
Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a chronic inflammation and infection of the gums, bone, and surrounding tissue. It is the major cause of adult tooth loss, and affects 3 out of 4 adults at some point in their life! Bacterial plaque is a sticky film that constantly forms on the … [Read more...]