Regard for Toxicology
One of the mainstays of conventional dentistry is the "silver" amalgam filling. The patent on it, is owned by the FDA and generates an important and constant stream of revenue. It is termed by the ADA and the FDA a "device" - an instrument applied to the outside of the body. By implication- this means that both regulatory agencies consider the teeth something outside the body, something that is not attached.
Biological dentistry is the revolutionary discovery that the teeth are part of the body, and any intervention on a tooth can have both local and systemic effects on the nervous system, the immune system, the digestive system, the muscle-skeletal system and so forth...
Let the truth be known that the Biological dentist and hygienist are concerned about the effects of materials place in or on the teeth and mouth; and how it all contributes to ones overall general health. Most Biological dentists support the concepts of mercury free, metal free and fluoride free dentistry, especially for those with ill health or who have become environmentally sensitive. As a Biological Dental Hygienist and Naturopath, (and like all the others I have met) have taken the Oath to "Do No Harm" and "Right the Wrongs" we find in our patrons dental and wellness care.