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Rating: 5

Dr. Peter W. Fry, DDS Reviewed by
Melissa W. A Google User


Dr Fry and his staff have been so amazing! I am so happy with the work he did on my teeth - everything looks natural and as perfect as real teeth should look ! And I really love the fact he is holistic too. Highly recommend this practice for quality and safe dental care.

What changes does a Mercury Free Dentist make to their Skoki area practice?


As more studies are released regarding the biocompatibility of metal and mercury in general and cosmetic dentistry, dentists such as Dr. Peter W. Fry, DDS are changing to mercury free dental practices. Skoki area residents who are concerned about their health and wellbeing are often focused on the oral systemic connection. When metal and mercury are used in the smile, it can have an impact on the entire body. Instead, Dr. Peter W. Fry, DDS provides mercury free fillings to ensure safety and beauty.

Mercury is a large component of conventional silver amalgam fillings. Though these types of fillings have been used for many decades by dentists to address areas of tooth decay, it has been found that the heating of mercury releases harmful vapor. This vapor has toxins that can cause medical problems. It is believed that these mercury vapors are released when the area is heated, which can occur with regular chewing and biting.

Patients who want to enjoy a problem-free visit with the dentist can seek the assistance of a Skoki area mercury free dentist. Our practice makes several changes to ensure that our patients are safe. We provide safe mercury removal, which requires us to follow specific protocols for the safety of the patients, dentist, and staff. This includes special filtration, preparation of the patient, and techniques to ensure these toxic vapors are not released into the air.

Understanding the way mercury affects the body is the best way to learn why practices such as Making Smiles Happen have changed the way they work in order to protect patients and staff. By avoiding the use of silver amalgam fillings, Dr. Peter W. Fry, DDS can provide beautiful composite resin fillings, which are beneficial for both cosmetics and functionality of the natural tooth.

If you are interested in learning more about mercury free dental practices such as Making Smiles Happen, contact Dr. Peter W. Fry, DDS today to schedule a consultation visit. We are excited to help new patients understand the oral systemic connection and the ways in which composite resin bonding can benefit those with areas of tooth decay over traditional silver amalgam fillings.
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