Amalgam Free Dentistry in Calgary, Alberta


At Richmond Dental, we are your amalgam-free dentists in Calgary. Richmond Dental provides comprehensive mercury-free and amalgam-free dentistry. Amalgam-free dentistry keeps you safe from the harmful effects of mercury. Mercury has been linked to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Multiple sclerosis, infertility, and other diseases. While the Canadian Dental Association tells us the minimal amount used in fillings should cause no harm, there’s no reason you can’t enlighten yourself to the new methods used in dentistry today. You can reduce your risks with Amalgam-free, which contains no metals, but opts instead for ceramic, porcelain, or a composite resin material.


Composite fillings are tooth colored and, at Richmond Dental, can be closely matched to your existing natural teeth. They are more aesthetically pleasing than a big chunk of metal on your tooth. Amalgam-free uses restorative dentistry to repair or replace your natural teeth in order to return your mouth to full functionality, and with a pleasing, aesthetic harmony.


The reasons for amalgam-free composite fillings include:

  • Worn teeth
  • Closing a tiny gap between teeth
  • A cracked or broken tooth
  • Tooth decay
  • Chipped tooth

The composite filling procedure is relatively quick requiring only one appointment. The area around the tooth, and the tooth itself, is numbed using a local anesthetic. It is the cleaned and prepared for the new filling. The filling, at Richmond Dental, is then placed with careful precision, then molded, hardened, and polished returning your tooth to its natural beauty.  


It is normal to experience some mild discomfort and extra sensitivity to hot and cold drinks and/or food when the fillings are first finished. This mild sensitivity will subside shortly following the procedure.

It’s always a good idea to practice good oral hygiene at home which includes regular brushing, flossing, and mouthwash. Home maintenance paired with Richmond Dental’s regular checkups should put you in good oral health for years. If you’re looking for cosmetic dentists in Calgary, contact us today to ensure you’re using the up-to-date technology you require.

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