From our Family to Yours, we hope and pray that everyone in your life is healthy and feeling well. We are pleased to announce the Full Re-Opening of our practice! As we begin to return to our normal lives, our practice is now open for all dental procedures, not just emergent ones. Throughout this crisis, we have remained open to care for all emergency patients and we look forward to resuming all aspects of dental care. Lack of oral health has been directly linked to more serious health issues and cannot be overlooked. It is important to resume dental cleanings and to address any dental issues that have been put off during this crisis. Our staff is fully prepared to continue to protect our Patients from not only Covid-19 but from all viral exposure as the Infection Control and Anti-viral protocols that we have practiced for 30 years far exceed industry standards. To all our patients that had appointments cancelled due to this health crisis, we will be contacting you to reschedule those appointments. As always you can reach us at 718-876-9100 to schedule an appointment on your own or with any questions you may have. As always, our office and lab continue to welcome all new patients and emergencies if your current dental office is not available We look forward to seeing each of you again soon! All the best, Dr. Mormino, Lauren, Lisa, Anne Marie, Mary, Gladys, Annie & MaryEllen

Mercury Free Dentistry By SEO Admin on May 30, 2014

Mercury Free Dentistry and Your Health


At Staten Island Smiles, we are passionate about beautiful smiles that are healthy too. We use mercury-free dentistry at our clinic to ensure that your teeth and general health are both protected.

 

You may have heard about the negatives associated with mercury and amalgam fillings, and wondered if there are really any health risks. Through this blog, Dr. Joseph Mormino will discuss the positives of mercury-free dentistry and composite fillings, and help you understand why this type of dentistry is safer for you.



What Are Tooth-Colored Fillings?

Tooth-colored fillings are fillings that are created from porcelain -based materials. These fillings are also known as composite fillings and are used to replaced decayed parts of the teeth. They help to strengthen the teeth to restore a tooth back to its original functionality.

 

Tooth colored fillings do not contain mercury or other types of metals, and are considered to be a safer alternative to these fillings. Dr. Joseph Mormino prefers these fillings because they are able to deliver beautiful cosmetic results, while also not carrying any risks of mercury poisoning. When you smile or open your mouth, there is no appearance of silver as you would find with traditional amalgams. Instead, all you see is your radiant smileno dotting of silver to be found.

 

During a consultation with Dr. Joseph Mormino and his Staten Island Smile team, your mercury-free dentistry options will be discussed with you so that you can gain more insight into the benefits of composite fillings. Contact our Staten Island office today to learn more about this holistic form of dentistry.

 

Learn More about Mercury Free Dentistry

If you would like to learn more information about mercury-free dentistry at Staten Islands Smiles, then do not hesitate to contact us. We will answer all of your questions regarding tooth- colored fillings and how we replace mercury fillings in a safe and effective way.

 

At Staten Island Smiles, our entire team is dedicated to protecting the health and wellness of our patients. To learn more about how we can help you keep your smile beautiful and healthy, without mercury, please contact Dr. Joseph Mormino and his team today.

 

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Dr. Joseph T. Mormino, DDS

Dr. Mormino is a member of several prestigious organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • Second District Dental Association
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologist 
  • Academy of General Dentistry 

To schedule your consultation, contact us online or call us at (718) 876-9100 today!

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