Mercury Toxicity

The most toxic metal on the planet is mercury. Mercury can break down your entire body over time in a very detrimental way. We have to be so careful how we go about removing this toxic substance from our body. Today we are going to explore how to avoid mercury toxicity and hot to begin a detox regimen.

How do we get mercury poisoning?

The number one way of getting mercury poisoning in the body is having mercury amalgam fillings or even silver fillings. In the old school ways of dentistry, dentists would cut corners and try to save money by putting mercury and silver fillings in the mouth.

Mercury fillings introduce mercury into the body through simple everyday tasks below:

  • Brushing teeth
  • Drinking hot liquids
  • Breathing
  • Eating

How do we get mercury toxicity if we don’t have mercury fillings?

  • Seafood
  • Polluted water
  • Fabric softeners
  • Tattoo ink
  • Latex
  • Medications and vaccinations
  • Plastics, paints, solvents, and batteries
  • The list could fill this entire blog

What are common symptoms of mercury toxicity?

  • Neurological problems of all kinds like hyperactivity, depression, anxiety, and Parkinson’s disease.
  • Mercury can shear or remove the mylien sheathing which is a protective coating around your nerves. This sheathing helps protect the nerves and maintain the strength of them.
  • Mercury can cause foggy brain. I believe that a lot of trouble learning and focusing are due to mercury toxicity.
  • Blood sugar can be affected.
  • Your immune system will be run down and severely impacted making you more prone to infections. If you feel run down all the time low energy and immune system, you need to check for mercury poisoning.

Beginner detox

So in this blog we are only going to cover a couple detox techniques and in part 2 we will discuss the proper mercury removal process from a biological dentist.

  • Glutathione is the key nutrient that can be taking daily to combat mercury toxicity. If you read in my previous blog glutathione has a major binding ability to mercury in the body making it a gentle detoxifier.
  • Chlorella is a green algae that has a strong ability to detoxify mercury as well as other metals from the body. Not only will chlorella detoxify the body it provides chlorophyll a green pigment of color that will help the body with oxygenation and building healthy blood.


In our time mercury is one of the most toxic substances on the planet. We do everything we can at Smile Ranch to educate our patients on its dangers. On the next blog we will go in depth on Smile Ranch’s unique process we use to remove mercury from the mouth in a safe and effective way. If you or a loved one currently have mercury amalgams I suggest you reach out to Smile Ranch dentistry to see how we can help you remove them safely. Until next blog have a blessed day!