Excellence in Dentistry Ltd

Mercury Free

Mercury Free Dentistry

mercury amalgam fillings
white fillings and a porcelain onlay

Our Practice is totally mercury free. We have not used any mercury amalgam fillings since 1995 as we have serious concerns about their safety.

It was thought that the mercury completely combined with the silver in a 50/50 ratio to make an amalgam filling which was then considered safe. Research now shows that in fact the mercury does slowly leak out over the years and the mercury vapour is absorbed into the body most especially to the brain and kidneys. You can see this on your own fillings as they get blacker with age as the Mercury leaks out and the Silver tarnishes. This long-term heavy metal poison has been linked to many neurological disorders. We can do hair analysis using mass spectrography which can be used to ascertain your own mercury toxic load.

We use white plastic filling material for small cavities and porcelain or yellow gold for larger ones.

We protect our patients from the mercury vapour released when mercury fillings are drilled and replaced by using a barrier (Rubber Dam) with high-speed suction, so that the patient does not swallow or inhale the mercury vapour. We also use a Mercury Filter.

We can also advise on chelating agents and nutritional supplements to support the treatments.

Our customers

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  • Just to say many thanks for the Sleeper Appliance - I find it very comfortable, it has stopped my snoring (and improved my relationship with my wife)! As you know I do suffer from sleep apnoea and this is a really good way to fend it off and give me a good quality sleep
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  • Dear Andre, I am so thrilled with my veneers, everyone thinks that they look really wonderful. Thank you so much, your expertise is outstanding. The whole experience was so much easier than I imagined. My daughter’s even said that the temporaries were better tha
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  • This is a unique dental practice. Andre is exceptionally kind, competent and thorough. From day 1, there has been complete transparency about the process (challenges/stages and prices). As a doctor suffering from TMJD, I’m so lucky to have been referred (whilst on
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    Best Dave
  • Dear Andre and Everyone at the Practice, Thank you for always looking out for me and making me feel so comfortable when I come and see all of you for my appointments! I feel like trying this treatment was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. Roll on 2017 for
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  • Many thanks to Andre, Constance and all the team for being so kind and efficient when I pulled off the veneer on my front tooth. I am so grateful and cannot thank you all enough. Best Wishes
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A FULL range of treatments are listed in the 'Our Services' section of the navigation.
Please feel free to ask about these or other dental matters with any of our helpful staff.

26A Church Road, Bookham, Leatherhead, Surrey KT23 3PW: Tel 01372 457959

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