Dental Poisoning

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Severe Chronic Dental Toxicity

Many people including NHS clinicians do not realise that it the can be patient’s teeth that are the root cause for their poor health.


This page continues to explain the dental toxicity which had been sped up by an estimated ten times by the dental actions of ‘Oral-Electro Galvanism’ a well-known disease discovered nearly two centuries ago. Oral-Electro galvanism is explained in our ‘Finding The Root Causes’ page which is worth reading in conjunction with this page for completeness.


Finding the Root Causes

Finding the Root Causes of Toxicity, Electro-Oral galvanism and chronic toxicity dental ingestion. Mercury, Elemental Mercury, Inorganic Mercury, Palladium, Nickel, poisoning. Toxic Health. Read more.

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2. Severe Chronic Dental Ingestion

Severe Chronic Dental Ingestion was made considerably worse by the extraordinary increase in dental ingested vapour caused by the actions of Oral-Electro galvanism, which is explained in ‘Finding The Root Causes’, the first disease explained.

The second part of the diagnosis – Severe Chronic Dental Ingestion.

Through dental scans and tests, results indicated that the patient was suffering from severe chronic poisoning by Elemental/Inorganic Mercury, Palladium, Nickel, Gold, and other dental-associated metal toxins.

Why chronic? The sheer time toxicity took hold before diagnosis and where there was a long patient history of symptoms suggesting dental ingested toxicity. Read more about Chronic or Acute Toxicity? Post 22.

Below, is a short introduction to the 4 worst toxic metals identified in the tests and scans and why it is so important to start chelation as soon as possible.

The whole website is dedicated to how the toxicity was caused, pre-diagnosis consultations, scans and tests, diagnosis, and importantly how to get these nasty toxins out of the body.

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The 4 Dental Metals

A short overview of the 4 metal toxins that were found to be of the highest toxicity values when tested, having already caused chronic dental ingestion over the previous 7 years, with symptoms that could easily be misdiagnosed as being similar to Parkinson’s Disease, MS, Alzheimer’s and more.

Many metals used in the construction of the suspect dental restoration which were found to be the root cause of the toxicity placed in the patient’s oral cavity, were tested by specialised dental blood tests, suggestive of extremely high toxicity levels.

Elemental Mercury – Nickel – Palladium – Gold

Elemental mercury was tested at the very highest levels with very high levels of nickel and palladium and lesser extent, gold. There were other lesser metals such as iridium and copper that still tested positive, over the accepted public range levels, which are set notoriously high, that registered in the bloodstream. More than 20 metals were tested presenting a ‘toxic cocktail’ result.

Mercury poisoning differs from the other forms of poisoning in that it causes significant neurological symptoms rather than digestive orders.

Mercury is deemed to be the second-worst metal known to man, (the first plutonium), it was imperative to start a chelation programme to remove the toxins, starting with mercury identified as elemental/inorganic mercury.

Nickel scored very high in metal blood test results, the dedicated removal of this metal had to wait for a few months when chelating mercury, (chelating is the term used for the process to remove toxins from the body), as the process to remove nickel can counteract the process to remove the more dangerous elemental mercury/inorganic mercury.

Palladium, little is known about palladium with global authorities admitting there is not enough dental research available to establish a proven palladium chelation programme, hoping that it may be similar to elemental/inorganic mercury chelation.

Gold was recorded as present in the bloodstream and at reasonably high levels but noted as causing less toxicity to humans, and less important to chelate than Mercury, Nickel, and Palladium.

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Amalgam Filled Teeth – ‘Silver Fillings’ – ‘Metallic Fillings’


Mercury (Hg) has been recognised as a toxic metal since prehistoric times, one of the most deadly heavy metals on the planet and toxic to man.

Amalgam dental fillings which mistakenly get called by the public ‘silver fillings’ and ‘metallic fillings’, contain 50% mercury or more. The remainder content is made up of silver, (22-32%) tin, (14%) copper (8%) aluminium, and other metals.

Amalgam is still being used by British dentists in the adult population, despite many other countries now banning its use, with the intended worldwide ban, due to The Minamata Treaty, due to ban the use of mercury by 2030.

2022, NHS British dentists are still using amalgam for fillings.

Mercury is an extremely volatile poison. Mercury can escape the amalgam as a vapour and is breathed into the body.

  • Mercury vapour is colourless, tasteless and odourless. If inhaled into the lungs can pass into your bloodstream for distribution to all body tissues. 
  • Mercury acts in a similar way to HIV 1, and shares similarities with cancer cells. Selenium is a vital protector.
  • Mercury has high levels of galvanic current densities when near other metals. This causes extensive migration of mercury to saliva, tooth roots, jaw gums and other parts of the body.
  • Mercury is 1000 times more toxic than lead.
  • Mercury poisoning causes a range of severe symptoms and puts the body at risk.
  • Mercury leaching out of the amalgam fillings makes the human inoperative and can produce pain elsewhere in the body.

Mercury And Galvanism

Silver amalgam was first developed by a British chemist in 1819.

It didn’t take long before reports of dental galvanism were published in the medical profession’s The Lancet, journal, dating as far back as, 16 October 1836.

Mercury was being used in a number of Victorian 19th Century businesses including millinery where there is the old English phrase ‘as mad as a hatter,’ where the use of mercury compounds resulted in hatters suffering visible trembling fits.

There’s plenty of online information today about how mercury and metals cause ‘batteries in your mouth’, galvanism now written about more openly by a number of dentists globally and health organisations.

The World Health Organization

The World Health Organization, WHO has produced a general key fact sheet that explains the main differences between the various forms of mercury and health.

WHO confirmed that mercury vapour and ions from amalgam dental fillings escape and have published documents clearly stating that the largest estimated average daily intake and retention of mercury and mercury compounds in the general population and not occupationally exposed, is from dental amalgams, not food or air.

The Banning of Mercury Use In Dentistry

The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology IAOMT released a powerful video before the UN meeting to discuss a worldwide ban on mercury usage, in 2013. The IAOMT is the leader in science-based biological dentistry.

The Banning of Mercury Use In Dentistry

The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology IAOMT released a powerful video before the UN meeting to discuss a worldwide ban on mercury usage, in 2013. The IAOMT is the leader in science-based biological dentistry.

The video outlines the world’s 10% dental amalgam mercury usage, in 2013, with shockingly, 340 tons yearly of dental mercury emissions globally.

The Minamata Treaty, 2013, part of the UN Environmental Programme, was passed calling for a worldwide ban on mercury usage by 2030.

Some EU countries had already banned or restricted the use of mercury being used in fillings, including Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Germany.

“Sweden is now leading the way in removing and protecting the environment from mercury, which is non-degradable,” the Minister for the Environment, Andreas Carlgren, said. “The ban is a strong signal to other countries and a Swedish contribution to EU and UN aims to reduce mercury use and emissions.”   January 2013

Recent directives, 2018, by the European Commission have called for some restrictions on the use of mercury in dental fillings. Those restrictions acknowledge that it should not be used on pregnant mothers and young children.

However, The BDA, The British Dentistry Association has been working alongside the Council of European Dentists, CED, to avoid a full ban on dental amalgam, (aka mercury fillings) by 2030.

Read BDA update for the proposed ‘phase down’ than ‘phase out’ of dental amalgam. 23 June 2021.

Better bio-compatible materials have been increasingly used by UK dentists. Approximately 50% of NHS dental fillings are allegedly now bio-compatible. 2021.

Dental Amalgam

After long periods of time, the silver colour in amalgam fillings has a tendency to discolour and percolate the tooth.

Chelating Mercury

NCBI, The US National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information. Their comprehensive website holds a number of research papers by various clinicians around the globe.

Margaret Sears has written a number of such papers outlining mercury and its chelation, the process to remove mercury and other toxic metals from the body. She discusses in-depth (3) The Roles of Chelation in Natural Toxicokinetics and (4) Pharmaceutical Chelators.

Report by Margaret E. Sears, 18 April 2013. Chelation: Harnessing and Enhancing Heavy Metal Detoxification—A Review.

The report states – ‘It does admit that Clinical Advances (4.7) outlining chronic poisoning ‘presents a significant challenge to the health care provider‘.

Margaret Sears outlines the common symptoms of chronic dental ingestion, detailing information regarding sulphur foods, vitamins, the use of coriander (cilantro), chlorella, and algae, where using foodstuffs for improved chelation is essential to practice for improved chelation levels.

Article by Dr S Myhill (USA) as to why you should have your dental amalgams removed. This US clinic article modified 2020, not only suggests patients should have their amalgams removed but closely mirrors the Margaret Sears report on chelation therapy.

People who are suffering from poor health can prevent poisoning by making changes to their diet and environment by limiting their exposure.

Mercury Dental Accidents

Patient visits to the UK NHS A&E departments who experience known mercury and dental accidents, by swallowing implants or loose fillings, for example, are allegedly treated by A&E clinicians in consultation with specialists.

The NHS Medical Loophole

Those patients who suffer unknown accidents, for example, a knock to the face, are misdiagnosed or left undiagnosed for years by The NHS because clinicians are not trained to recognise the symptoms presented, including Oral and Maxillofacial, A&Es and Toxicology Departments.

The NHS provides no assistance to those patients and can prolong their symptoms, worsening their health, even leading to cause of death, by their failure to be trained to recognise the symptoms, diagnose and provide a chelation protocol in place for the patient.

The patient associated mercury toxicity and dentistry which was confirmed by having metal blood tests, and further specific dentistry blood tests, identifying dental elemental/inorganic toxicity. (Read more about dental tests. Posts 8 and 9).

The NHS currently does not offer dental ingestion blood tests. They offer a limited range of general metal blood testing for today’s needs, and where NHS mercury testing is seemingly specific only to acute ingestion cases, generally organic mercury, and methylmercury cases which the public recognises, are related to eating fish with bacterial mercuric problems.

Read more. Post 23 Elemental, Inorganic, And Organic Mercury Toxicity that explains the differing mercury.


23. Mercury Toxicity Derivatives

23. What is the difference between Elemental, Inorganic or Organic Mercury Toxicity? Acute or Chronic Mercury Toxicity? Symptoms presented are different, chelation processes differ. Read more. Toxic Health blog.

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The Appearance Of Mercury Related To Eczema

Elemental/Inorganic mercury can be attributed to ‘Pink Disease’ and showed its presence on the hands about 6 years into toxicity. This is one of the very few signs of visible elemental/inorganic mercury poisoning, indicating that the patient had been right to suspect problems in the oral cavity and that taking metal blood tests was now urgent.

This new pink rash, with white crusty skin, was very itchy and painful 24/7. Read more Post 6, Eczema.

Do You Know What Metal Is In Your Mouth?

With this unknown facial accident, elemental mercury vapour mixed with other metals from dentistry used, with the aid of saliva, sped up by the disease caused Oral-Electro galvanism and ingested as inorganic mercury vapour.

In this patient’s case, it was known that at least 20 other metals were recorded in the bloodstream as on or above the public range and, therefore, has to be concluded, that the inorganic mercury had mixed with metals from the oral cavity, making compounds for more than 7 years, with many other metals present used in dentistry.

Did your dentist fully inform you of all the metals they were using in your oral cavity? The answer is simply ‘no’. It is quite astonishing how many metals are used to construct a simple restoration that may be put in the mouth.

NHS toxicologists admit they are not trained to diagnose chronic elemental/inorganic mercury dental ingestion cases.


Can Dental Ingested Mercury Toxicity Be Reversed?

Chronic dental ingestion elemental/inorganic mercury poisoning can be reversed, in some cases, but it is a long process and the patient has to be committed to continual detoxification for many years.

There are many more articles now being written openly about the dangers of mercury fillings by specialists all around the world. Getting to be registered as an NHS dentist in a UK practice is extremely hard in areas around the country. So as a private patient one has the right to choose what is put in your mouth, and it’s imperative now to use bio-compatible rather than these noxious, dangerous, outdated use of metals.

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Pictured in its raw state freshly mined


Nickel (Ni) is a hard and ductile metal, a naturally-occurring metallic element with a silvery-white appearance. Small amounts of nickel can be found in plants, animals, and seawater.

It is used in many thousands of products and is widely used in the production of ferronickel for stainless steel. Notably used in cooking pans, but also used in dentistry for spacers, brackets, fillings, and crowns.

Nickel is a carcinogen, meaning that inhaling this substance is hazardous to your lungs and nasal canal. As a result, nickel is on the Hazardous Substance List in the US.

Nickel exposure affects the brain, and nervous system; frontal headaches, vertigo, insomnia, nausea, lethargy, and irritability.

In this patient’s case, suggestive nickel eczema (possibly crossed with mercury and palladium) appeared on the body in late 2012, three years after the NHS procedure that was suggestive of causing the dental accident, which is explained in post 2. There are very few signs of toxicity but this was one of them.

Eczema identified the patient as being nickel sensitive, the root cause being the chronic dental ingestion additionally caused by Oral-Electro galvanism, which sped up toxicity leeching by more than 10 times the normal rate, with visual nickel signs appearing after three years of the medical accident occurring.

It particularly nestled in between the fingers and palms of both hands causing much discomfort, blistering, and bleeding as it progressively worsened.

Nickel had been used in the oral cavity, for dentistry purposes, used in pins and brackets and the vapour was able to mix with saliva and other noble metals used in the oral cavity. By the time it reached the bloodstream, it would have been able to mix with many of the other dental metal vapour ingested metals and minerals.

By careful research, a number of foods were avoided, and still are today, being high in nickel mineral content, and replaced with foods that were known to aid a nickel-free diet. This way, eczema was gradually reduced over years, coupled with the help of the dentistry removal of some of the mixed metals in the mouth, including amalgams, removed by an experienced holistic trained dentist. Post 10.

The association between nickel and dentistry was later confirmed by having specific metal blood tests, identifying dental nickel toxicity by the special dental Melissa tests available. Read more about dental tests. Posts 8 and 9.

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‘The fools Gold’ of dentistry BRMI


What is Palladium?

Palladium (Pd) is a silvery-white metal with a faceted cubic crystalline structure and is suggested to act like mercury, poorly absorbed by the body, is cytotoxic, killing and damaging human cells.

Palladium has high corrosion resistance and is used in low voltage electrical contacts; used in dentistry alloyed with silver, gold, and copper.

Palladium is a toxic heavy metal that is associated with damaging bone marrow, kidneys, and the liver and is considered carcinogenic, having the potential to cause cancer is possible. 

Many of the symptoms caused by palladium are similar to mercury. It can be associated with osteoporosis and arthritis. 

Used in all kinds of items around us including dentistry, jewellery, photography, and catalytic converters in motor cars.

Dental Palladium

The US organisation, Bioregulatory Medicine Institute, BRMI, states –

The use of gold in dentistry dates to ancient times and, today, the gold used by most dentists contains dangerous amounts of palladium. German biological medical doctors refer to palladium/gold alloy as the “fool’s gold” of dentistry, because it may be more dangerous than mercury. The amount of palladium used today in making dental crowns and bridges varies considerably, whereas gold restorations may contain up to 78.5% of other dangerous heavy metals.

Palladium has high levels of galvanic current densities when near other metals, approximately 10 times higher, than other high noble alloys.

This causes extensive migration of palladium, and mercury if located nearby in the oral cavity. It may cause skin, eye, or respiratory tract irritation and skin sensitivity including allergic reactions.

Like mercury, palladium has high levels of galvanic current densities when near other metals, with the current densities of Pd alloys approximately 10 times higher than for high noble metals, causing extensive migration of palladium not just to the oral cavity but to saliva, deep into the roots, jaw, and gums and to other parts of the body.

The BRMI has comprehensive information posted about the dental use of palladium detailing the usual symptoms associated with palladium.

  1. Early symptoms of toxicity due to palladium Pd dental crowns or bridges include: increased salivation, pain in teeth and jaw, burning tongue, metallic taste, peeling of mucous membrane around teeth, fungus-like coating in the throat (thrush) and frequent sore throats, and painful, swollen lymph nodes in the neck.
  2. Late symptoms of palladium Pd toxicity include: teeth pulp death, granulomas, puss pockets with dead tissue, swollen tongue; nerve pain in the face; paralysis of face; muscle cramps of tongue, lips, around eyes; sinus infection, bronchitis and lung ailments without clear reason; difficulty breathing at night; problems with stomach, intestines, liver, bladder, kidneys; weight loss; joint and muscle pain; muscle cramps and weakness; tinnitus; visual disturbance; depression, insomnia; outbreaks of sweat, palpitations, difficulty concentrating.

Symptoms suffered

The early and late symptoms experienced by the patient were and possibly can be attributed to high levels of palladium toxicity are –

  1. Early symptoms could be attributed to increased salivation, pain in teeth and jaw, metallic taste, sore throats, and swollen and painful lymph nodes in the neck.
  2. Late symptoms could be nerve pain in the face, (visual) paralysis of the face, muscle cramps around the eyes, joint and muscle pain, muscle cramps and weakness, tinnitus, visual disturbance, insomnia, and difficulty concentrating.

*Tinnitus was particularly noted commencing just a few days after the dangerous non-consented NHS surgical procedure under a general anaesthetic had taken place suggestive of the unknown accident causing the toxicity.

According to the BRMI, further state – ‘the Pd cations in dental alloys are continuously released and accumulate in the kidneys, liver, thyroid, brain, and CNS. The gold/palladium alloys in proximity to mercury/silver alloys create high levels of galvanic current densities, information provides tenfold. This causes extensive migration of mercury and palladium to saliva, tooth roots, jaw, gums, and other parts of the body’.

The global dental profession admits that there has not been sufficient testing to be able to provide a protocol for the safe removal of palladium dental ingestion, considering it may remove similar to that of mercury.

The IAOMT, the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) does not have a specific protocol for palladium removal, the organisation considers its “SMART” mercury removal protocol may be used as a substitute.

Palladium leaves patients with the only option to chelate using the elemental/inorganic mercury chelation procedures hoping that this will remove palladium.

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Gold is more than just an expensive yellow metal

Gold nugget pictured in its natural state


Gold (Au) has a high positive charge, greatly augments the rate of corrosion of the negatively charged mercury in the amalgam filling, and especially potentiates the release of this toxic metal into the body.

The galvanic currents are reported at anywhere between several hundred millivolts to exceeding a thousand millivolts that can be recorded in the oral cavity. The patient measured, generally, 0.5v (500 hundred millivolts) to more than 0.1v (1000 millivolts + ), 10 times more than a human can operate in.

“Gold is more than just an expensive yellow metal. It has been exploited by physicians for decades to treat rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, and a variety of other disorders. However, gold’s usefulness for many of these conditions has been limited by its toxicity, and – until recently – gold has been largely replaced by more effective and less toxic drugs”.

According to the July 2011 issue of Metalogics, it states

gold is enjoying a renaissance as research unveils new potential uses, including treatment of some cancers. 

Stephen Christensen for

Read more about ‘the causes, signs, and symptoms of gold toxicity’ by

Gold Used Today In Dentistry

Dimitri Mantazis writes about the use of gold crowns in dentistry for the Sussex based Hove Clinic 2020 ‘All you need to know about Gold Tooth Crowns’

In the patient’s case, gold did record toxic levels, but at lower levels of mercury, palladium and nickel.

The NHS offers cost-effective dental treatment but most areas in the UK have limited free spaces for new patients seeking NHS dental services for adults. The NHS does not routinely offer gold crowns or fillings in NHS practices.

No protocol was put in place to remove gold but is currently being reviewed.


A highly regarded and informative writer Louisa L Williams has written the book ‘Radical Medicine‘ providing considerable insight into these toxic metals, healthy and harmful foods, food allergies, and far more, citing many medical papers from highly respected doctors. A highly recommended read.


This page has provided an overview of the 4 dental metals that caused the most toxicity.

This website provides 3 sections, pre-diagnosis posts numbered 1-7, diagnosis posts 8-12, and post-diagnosis posts 13-24. All posts can be accessed from the home page.

  • General Media Information – Posts 1, 11, 20
  • The NHS accident causing toxicity – Post 2
  • The Symptoms – Posts 3-6
  • Medical Complaints – Post 7
  • Finding The Diagnosis – Posts 8-12
  • About Chelation – Posts 13-18
  • Oral-Electro galvanism – Post 19
  • Post-Diagnosis Years – Posts 21-24

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