About Our Mercury Safe Practice
Drs. Berkowitz and Braun are holistic, Occupationally Mercury Safe, Mercury Free (amalgam/silver filling-free) dentists who are dedicated to practicing safe and healthy dentistry. Their mission is to treat their patients in the most healthy, caring, holistic way possible and to share information about holistic dental wellness with their patients so that they may make educated decisions about their oral health. They also fully understand the important relationship of oral to overall health and realize that; "You cannot be truly healthy without good oral health!"
Safe Mercury Amalgam/Silver Filling Removal Protocols
As your Oral Health Doctors, Drs. Berkowitz and Braun are aware that mercury vapor, dental infections, and TMJ (bite) problems can have a negative impact on oral and overall health. Because of this concern, our office focuses on patient education and strives to remove mercury amalgam (silver) fillings in the safest way possible. We believe it is important to protect the patient, the environment, and our staff from excessive and unnecessary exposure to mercury during the amalgam removal process. Making the dental office Occupationally Mercury Safe is also supported by the American Dental Association (ADA) and other prominent dental organizations. For information about why it's important to use a mercury safe dentist, Click Here.
To accomplish this, we utilize safe amalgam removal protocols based on recommendations of the International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD), the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT), and other prominent biological and holistic dental organizations. For more information about why we use safe amalgam removal protocols and an explanation of what they are, Click Here.