Helpful Information and Websites for Holistic Dentistry

Here's a good article from our Newsletter Page: Biological Dentistry

Previous posts of interest on this topic:

Tarilee regarding the mercury issue

The following are some internet links, and organizations that have information about heavy metal detoxification. I hope this has been helpful to you.

International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT)
Bio-Probe Newsletter
P.O. Box 608531, Orlando, FL 32860-8531
Work: (407) 298-2450
Fax: (407) 298-3075

American Academy of Biological Dentistry
P.O. Box 856, Carmel Valley, CA 93924
Work: (831) 659-5385
Fax: (831) 659-2417

The International DAMS (Dental Amalgam Mercury Syndrome)
P.O. Box 7249, Minneapolis, MN 55407
Work: (612) 721-1144
Fax: (612) 721-3305

Foundation for Toxic-Free Dentistry
P.O. Box 608010, Orlando, FL 32860-8010
Work: (407) 299-4149
LL's Magnetic Clay
22C Laicester HWY. PMB 167, Asheville, NC 28806
Work: (800) 257-3315
Work: (828) 232-4908


Dr Klinghart re mercury detoxification. I'm surprised to see him talking about DMPS as I thought he only promoted his amazing DMPS free herbal protocol with cilantro and various forms of chlorella. However, it looks like he does indeed recommend DMPS. My experience and the experience of several people I've known who have used it has been of  radical reactions like blood pressure crashes and/or sudden mineral depletion leading to an electrolyte loss related crisis. http://www.klinghardtacademy.c.../DMPS-Challenge.html
A testimonial of amalgam removal

This site has some good information - and help in finding a mercury-free dentist

Andrew Cutler book, “Amalgamm Illness: Diagnosis and Treatment of Mercury Poisoning”

An interview with George Meinig, DDS on Root Canals:

A good article: http://www.alternativementalhe...cles/toxicmetals.htm

Forum discussions of mercury and dental issues:

Dr. Hal Huggins

Brenner Whole Body Health Center

The International Acadamy of Biological Dentistry


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This is a repost of information about selecting an appropriate dentist for amalgam removal.

Hi guys,

I just have a few more comments about seeking out an appropriate dentist.

Most dentists can work with the white fillings although some more holistic dentists may have you go for electro-dermal screening to determine which filling material is most compatible with your body. The main reason to seek out a 'natural' dentist is related to amalgam removal. If you are sensitive, it is important to have mercury fillings removed with a dental dam and an oxygen mask.

They should also be removed in the order relating to their level of electrical charge to reduce the impact of their removal on your whole body’s balance. Each tooth sits atop a meridian and each metal filling holds a charge. When the meridian is accustomed to that charge being there and it is suddenly removed, it can wreak havoc on your overall energetic balance.

Experienced dentists will take a reading each time you go back to have another filling removed because the charge of all of the existing fillings changes when you remove one. It is also advisable to remove the filling gradually, one or two at a time allowing the body time to adjust to the electrical changes and to any mercury detox required as a result of blood contamination during removal.

When you remove fillings you then need to address the issue of what to replace them with. I feel most comfortable with the use of Electro-Dermal screening of all possible dental materials to determine bio-compatibility with your unique chemistry. Some holistic dentists will refer you to an alternative health allergy awareness clinic for testing.

As you have no doubt read by now, I recommend extreme caution as you decide when and how to address mercury detoxification. This is much more complex than the issue of who to hire to and how to remove and replace the fillings.

I wish you good luck as you research your dentistry options and hope that you find yourself in wonderfully capable hands.

Take good care,

Hi Emily,

I have been seeing Dr. Leo Galland in Manhattan. Dr. Galland is an internal medicine physician but he practices integrative medicine and sort of specializes in intestinal issues and yeast problems. He has been helpful to me. If you want to become a patient his office number is (212) 989-6733. They will send you a packet to fill out and make your initial appointment.

Hope this helps....
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