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Mercury Amalgam Fillings Could Be Making You Sick!

We can't stress enough the importance of removing mercury amalgam fillings from your mouth. Mercury poisoning is the cause of countless symptoms. Please take a moment to review this list. If you have any of these symptoms contact our office right away to have your mercury amalgam fillings removed SAFELY!

Symptoms of Chronic Mercury Poisoning


  • irritability

  • anxiety/nervousness, often with difficulty in breathing

  • restlessness

  • exaggerated response to stimulation

  • fearfulness

  • emotional instability-lack of self control-fits of anger, with violent, irrational behavior

  • loss of self confidence

  • indecision

  • shyness or timidity, being easily embarrassed

  • loss of memory

  • inability to concentrate

  • lethargy/drowsiness

  • insomnia

  • mental depression, despondency

  • withdrawal

  • suicidal tendencies

  • manic depression

  • numbness and tingling of hands, feet, fingers, toes, or lips

  • muscle weakness progressing to paralysis

  • ataxia

  • tremors/trembling of hands, feet, lips, eyelids or tongue

  • incoordination

  • myoneural transmission failure resembling Myasthenia Gravis

  • motor neuron disease (ALS)

  • Multiple Sclerosis


  • bleeding gums

  • alveolar bone loss

  • loosening of teeth

  • excessive salivation

  • foul breath

  • metallic taste

  • burning sensation, with tingling of lips, face

  • tissue pigmentation (amalgam tattoo of gums)

  • leukoplakia

  • stomatitis (sores in the mouth)

  • ulceration of gingiva, palate, tongue

  • dizziness/acute, chronic vertigo

  • ringing in the ears

  • hearing difficulties

  • speech and visual impairment-glaucoma-restricted, dim vision


  • food sensitivities, especially to milk and eggs

  • abdominal cramps, colitis, diverticulitis or other G.I. complaint

  • chronic diarrhea/constipation


  • abnormal heart rhythm

  • characteristic findings on EKG-abnormal changes in the S-T segment and/or-lower broadened P wave

  • unexplained elevated serum triglyceride

  • unexplained elevated cholesterol

  • abnormal blood pressure, either high or low


  • repeated infections-viral and fungal-mycobacteria-candida and other yeast infections

  • cancer

  • autoimmune disorder-arthritis-lupus erythematosus (LE)-multiple sclerosis (MS)-scleroderma-amyolateral sclerosis (ALS)-hypothyroidism


  • chronic headaches

  • allergies

  • severe dermatitis

  • unexplained reactivity

  • thyroid disturbance

  • subnormal body temperature

  • cold, clammy skin, especially hands and feet

  • excessive perspiration, w/frequent night sweats

  • unexplained sensory symptoms, including pain

  • unexplained numbness or burning sensations

  • unexplained anemia-G-6-PD deficiency

  • Chronic kidney disease-nephrotic syndrome-receiving renal dialysis-kidney infection

  • adrenal disease

  • general fatigue

  • loss of appetite/with or without weight loss

  • loss of weight

  • hypoglycemia

A checklist of other symptoms that could be related to mercury toxicity.

1. Heart problems _heart/chest pains _angina _tachcardia (heart racing) _heart murmur _low blood pressure _abnormal EKG _endocarditis _partial heart block _high blood pressure _heart attack 2. Skin Problems _unexplained rashes _excessive itching _red flushes of color _rough skin _acne (pimples) 3. Nervous Disorders _bell's Palsy _Multiple Sclerosis _shingles _epilepsy/convulsions _Dr. told you "It's your nerves" _the shakes of hands, feet, head, etc _twitching of face or other muscles 4. Digestion _diverticulitis _ulcers _Crohn's disease _Graves Disease _indigestion _diarrhea _bloated feeling after eating _heartburn _poor appetite 5. Blood Disease _mononucleosis _false positve for venereal disease 6. Cancer _leukemia _Hodgkins disease _any other name 7. Endocrine Problems _diabetes _ovaries _hysterectomy-complete _tipped uterus _overweight _thyroid overactive _testes _pancreas _cervical erosion _underweight _prostate _mensturation-painful, too often or too seldom/ stopping without reason 8. Emotional _sudden anger _depression _wish you were dead _irritability _suicidal tendencies _been divorced 9. Annoying Symptoms _frequent headaches _noises in your ears _ringing in your ears _hissing in your ears _chronic eye inflammation _chronic fatigue _do you tire easily? _swollen lymph nodes _do you sweat excessively or not at all? _hearing problems _cold hands and feet _motion sickness _slow healing _leg cramps _dizziness _get up at night to urinate _urinate frequently during the day _have insomnia _tired when awaken in the morning _have trouble making decisions 10. Allergies _metal _fabrics _soaps and detergents _food 11. Diseases _rheumatoid arthritis _bursitis _tennis elbow _painful joints _Friedreich's ataxia _asthma _osteomyelitis _psoriasis _sickle cell anemia _kidney stones 12. Miscellaneous _Infections take a long time to heal _Do you work around mercury? what capacity?_______________ _what medications are you taking that have mercury in them? You'd be surprised just how many medicines AND vaccinations have mercury in them! 13. Dental History _had silver amalgams _had gold fillings _have gold fillings now _removable metal bridge _gold bridge _porcelain caps (crowns) _non-precious crowns _root canal _root canal now _metallic taste in mouth _burning sensation in mouth _increased flow of saliva _have more than half your teeth Other Symptoms of Mercury Toxicity

  • heat, burning, tingling, soreness, itching of the the scalp

  • burning muscles in the back and neck, burning ears

  • feeling movement in the brain

  • aching of the bones at the base of the skull

  • sounds of crackling, popping at base of brain

  • headaches right after eating

  • muscular aches in areas of the body where previous injuries have occured

  • double vision

  • crossed eyes (see Carol's story below)

  • chronic bladder infections, see Carol's story

  • legs feeling so heavy like they are weighted down

  • L'hermitte's Sign (electric shock-like sensations throughout the body)

  • burning mouth and tongue, see

  • reactions to electricity and oral galvanism of mouth. Story of medical doctor affected.

A series of difficulties characteristic of mercury toxicity affecting the eyes

  • bleeding from the retina of one or both eyes

  • dim vision, expecially after exercise

  • slow and poor accommodation to changes in vision distances

  • Inability to fix one's gaze

  • uncontrollable eye movements

  • eyes drawn to one side

  • imaginary geometric figures appearing in the visual field, which migrate in a few minutes from the periphery toward the center and slowly disappear

  • "film" seeming to appear over the eyes

  • dry eyes

  • a gray ring forming permanently around the cornea (known as Arcus senilis)

One or more heart difficulties:

  • irregular hearbeat (palpitations), often together with anxiety

  • stong pains in the left part of the chest come on

Problems in the upper respiratory tract:

  • asthmatic breathing troubles, such as a feeling of not being able to inhale

  • A "cracking" sound in the lower part of the pleural sac, forcing one to cough

  • red irritated throat

  • inflammation in the upper airways and pleurisy appearing about a year after the dental treatment with amalgams

  • difficulties in swallowing

Psychological troubles come on such as:

  • severe amnesia

  • constant feelings of tension and strain

  • anxiety

  • irritability

  • difficulty and even impossiblity to control behavior

  • indecision

  • loss of interest in life

  • mental or emotion depression

Conditions of the brain, including:

  • tiredness nearly all the time

  • a feeling of being "old"

  • resistance to intellectual work

  • reduced capacity for work, both for intellectual and physical tasks

  • reduced powers of comprehension because information does not come through

  • increased need for sleep

  • headache about once a week. The headache often is migrainelike, especially induced by weather changes and by prolonged sleep in the mornings

Neurological complications can come on like:

  • vertigo (dizziness)

  • facial paralysis, usually on the right side, that is partly permanent

  • damage to balance and hearing

  • a painful pull a the lower jaw toward the collar bone

Oral discomforts make their appearance such as:

  • increased salivation

  • often-present sour metallic taste

  • bleeding gums at toothbrushing

Numbers of other symptoms gradually showing up, including:

  • joint pains, especially increasing about a year after receiving the implantation of amalgam fillings

  • pains in the lower back

  • weakness of the muscles with a slowing down of muscular action

  • feelings of pressure, pains, and paresthesis ("pins and needles") in the region of the liver

  • gastrointestinal irritation

  • paresthesis in the region of the lymph nodes under the arms and in the groin

  • exzema or other skin eruptions

Please don't ignore the signs, don't ignore your health. Call Y2K Dentistry today to discuss the removal of your mercury amalgam fillings. You'll never regret taking care of your health.

Y2K Dentistry offers the best Cosmetic Dentistry, Family Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry, Cerec Crowns, Porcelain Veneers, Bonding, Periodontics, Toxic Mercury Amalgam Removal, Halitosis, Dentures, Laser Gum Treatment, Laser Cavity Zapper, White Fillings, Teeth Whitening, Teeth Bleaching, Dental Implants, Zirconia Crowns, CAD/CAM Restoration, Inlays/Onlays/Porcelain Veneers done in one single visit! No molds!, as well as treatment for TMJ Disorder (TMJD) and Sleep-Disordered Breathing (SDB). Come to Y2K Dentistry and be treated by the best dentist in Los Angeles.

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