Mercury-Free Dentistry

Mercury-Free DentistryUntil recently, the FDA approved the use of dental amalgam, which contains about 50% mercury. In 2008, the FDA officially changed its position and now admits that mercury vapors emitted while chewing can negatively affect a person’s health. While the ADA still holds the position that amalgam fillings are safe for widespread use, at Webster Dental Associates, we won’t gamble with your health.

Dr. Golparvar and our team practice mercury-free dentistry, which means that we do not fill cavities with dental amalgam. Instead, we use tooth-colored, mercury-free alternatives. Tooth-colored fillings are made from a composite resin material that can be tinted to match your tooth color. The composite resin bonds with the tooth and affords more conservative tooth preparation than its mercury counterpart.

If you currently have metal/mercury fillings, ask Dr. Golparvar about safe mercury removal. In most cases, we can eliminate the threat of mercury filling by replacing them with composite resins. Those at high risk, especially pregnant and breastfeeding women and those with health conditions that may make them more sensitive to mercury exposure, should discuss their options with Dr. Golparvar as soon as possible.

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Webster Dental Associates welcomes new patients. Our office is conveniently located in Manchester, New Hampshire. Our dental office serves residents from all over Southern New Hampshire including Hooksett, Bedford, and Salem. Call 603-669-4252 today to reserve your appointment and experience advanced dentistry for the whole family.

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Webster Dental Associates
Mohammad H. Golparvar, DMD
40 Webster St.
Manchester, NH 03104

Phone: 603.669.4252
Fax: 603.641.2835
Email:[email protected]

Office Hours
Monday: 8am - 2pm
Tuesday: 8am - 6pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 2pm

Dr. Golparvar and our team understand the very nature of an emergency is its inconvenience. We give emergencies priority in our office and vow to see you or your loved one as soon as possible. For patients of record, Dr. Golparvar may be able to see you after our regular business hours.

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