I’ve recently been diagnosed with Lyme Disease. I’ve been doing a lot of reading about it and discovered that Yolanda Hadid also has Lyme. She said that in order to get better she had to go to a holistic dentist who removed all her fillings. Do I need to do that too? What do you replace them with?
I’m sorry you’re going through this. I know several people struggling with this. It’s still controversial at the moment and treatment has had varying levels of success. There’s still a lot of research being done on this to try to help people struggling.
I’m aware of the story about Yolanda Hadid. The type of filling she had removed were silver amalgam fillings. She did that because they’re made mostly of mercury. The theory is the having mercury in your system, which is toxic, impedes the healing process.
You don’t have to see a holistic dentist to remove them. But, you will need to see someone who knows how to do a sanitary amalgam removal. This protects you from inhaling any mercury vapors or swallowing any bits int he process. Quite a few mercury-free dentists know the sanitary procedure and likely every holistic dentist.
What Type of Fillings Will You Get with a Holistic Dentist?
A holistic dentist would never give you an amalgam filling because of the mercury content. Instead, they replace the silver fillings with composite white fillings. These have zero mercury content and actually strengthen your teeth instead of weakening them the way the silver fillings do.
In addition, they’re more careful about every substance they put in your body and tend to treat your whole body instead of just your teeth. When you’re immune compromised, as you are with Lyme disease, that’s not a bad option for you. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t be healed if you don’t have one in your area.
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