Amalgam Removal

At Dentists at Woodway, we understand the concerns and health implications surrounding amalgam fillings. That is why we offer professional amalgam removal in Houston, Texas. Our approach ensures that the removal process is not only safe but also effectively paves the way for healthier, more aesthetically pleasing alternatives.

What is Amalgam and Why Remove It?

Amalgam, commonly known as silver fillings, is a traditional dental material used for fillings. It contains a mixture of metals, including mercury, which has raised health concerns over the years. Patients opt for amalgam removal due to:

  • Health Concerns: Potential risks associated with mercury exposure.
  • Aesthetic Preferences: Desire for more natural-looking fillings.
  • Allergic Reactions: Some individuals have allergies to metals in amalgam.
  • Dental Health Improvement: Replacing old, worn-out amalgam fillings.

Our Safe Amalgam Removal Process

We employ a stringent protocol to ensure the safe removal of amalgam fillings:

  1. Protective Measures: Use of barriers to prevent mercury inhalation and ingestion.
  2. Advanced Filtration Systems: Ensuring clean air and a safe environment.
  3. Specialized Techniques: Minimizing the release of mercury vapor during removal.
  4. Immediate Replacement: Prompt replacement with safer, biocompatible materials.

The Benefits of Amalgam Removal

  • Reduced Health Risks: Lower potential exposure to mercury.
  • Improved Oral Health: Modern fillings are often more durable and supportive.
  • Enhanced Smile Aesthetics: Replacement fillings can be matched to the natural color of your teeth.
  • Peace of Mind: Knowing that your fillings are safe and biocompatible.

Start Your Journey to Healthier Teeth

If you are considering the removal of amalgam fillings, contact us today at 832-667-8576 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Jim D. Nored. Our skilled dentist and team are committed to providing you with the safest, most effective dental care. We are here to help you achieve a healthier, more confident smile.