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DR HESHAM EL-ESSAWY
Graduated in 1967 from the dental school at Cairo University.
Taught Oral Surgery at the University of Cairo Dental School as junior staff.
Worked in Hospital Oral Surgery in the NHS from 1970.
Taught Oral Surgery at King's College Hospital, University of London.
Obtained the higher degree of Master in Science in Oral Pathology from the London College Dental School, University of London.
Obtained the higher degree of Fellow in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.
Dr El-Essawy worked in general practice NHS (National Health Service) Dentistry before starting his full time private dental practice in Harley Street, London since 1975 till the present time.
Having suffered severe mercury toxicity that brought him very near to death, he started investigating the question of mercury on a much greater scale. Dr El-Essawy started from where the greatly respected previous pioneers had finished, and through carefully examining every step, and through basically learning from his patient's experiences and responses he has developed his techniques and protocols that usually produce near perfect results in all of his mercury toxic patients almost immediately after the amalgam removal (see the sample of videotaped case reports).
Besides his work as a dental surgeon with a deeply felt responsibility and a dedicated mission to help mercury toxic patients, Dr El-Essawy is the founder and the chairman of the Islamic Society for the Promotion of Religious Tolerance. He is dedicated to the promotion of tolerance in its wider definition, be it religious, ethnic, racial, or social. He is a writer and broadcaster who contributed widely in the British and world Media. His books (four at present count) currently appear on Kindle Store on amazon.com and amazon.co.uk. His major work is the highly praised 'El-Essawy Interpretation of the Holy Quran', which took 37 years of dedicated work to complete.
Dr El-Essawy is currently working on his book entitled 'KILLING ME SOFTLY' in which he chronicles his experience and that of others during the fight to free themselves from the mercury toxins from dental amalgam and the way back to good health. The book will be available on the Kindle store and 'ibooks' in the near future.
Considering that many substances used in dentistry today carry a heavy toxicological burden on patients, we believe that testing a material before using it for a particular patient is the correct approach
for caring for our patients.
Our patient is always the centre of our world, and everything we do revolves around serving him.
We never take control away from our patients. We only undertake what they willingly entrust us with.
We consider a tooth to be a miraculous work of art, and we consider ourselves privileged to have the opportunity to work with it.
We treat teeth and oral tissues with the utmost of care and respect, in the hope of doing justice to the miracles that are teeth and oral tissues.
Restoration of normality or near normality is what we aim for.
We use only the best possible materials, equipment, and techniques.
We use powerful air filters and negative air ionizers to ensure that the patient inhales only clean air.
We use reverse osmosis water filter, to ensure that the water we use for our patient is pure water.
The practice is designed to be comforting to the eye and the soul (see office tour link).
We ensure that our patient always stay in control of his experience.
We play the patient's more favoured music during the treatment as it helps to relax the patient.
We endeavour and usually succeed in treating the patient's dental fear complex and other related phobias.
Our work atmosphere is nearly always a happy and joyous one. We love our dentistry, we love our patients and we are extremely happy with our patients' friendship.
We believe that, if the patient does not enjoy his dental visit, then we must have been doing something wrong somewhere.
This philosophy stems from Dr El-Essawy's personal experience over fifty years ago as a 6 year old child, visiting a dentist for the first time. The dental phobia that resulted made him determined to become a dentist in order to help set a standard for a better dentistry, and to see dentistry through the eyes of the phobic patient.
Special care of phobic patients
Most of our patients start being phobic, and they end up enjoying the experience. That, we find, is a highly rewarding aspect of our practice
Patients who come to see us for the safe removal of amalgam and mercury decontamination usually would have suffered from a group of troubling signs and symptoms of mercury toxicity including:
- Excessive tiredness and lack of energy
- Mood swings
- Sleep disturbances and waking up tired
- Foggy brain
- Digestive and bowel problems
- Food intolerance
- Frequent colds, sore throats, and generally depressed immunity
- Excessive Headaches or migraine
- Mouth ulcers
- Chronic sinusitis
- Skin, nail and hair problems
- Generally feeling unwell
They would have visited their general medical practitioners, who would have referred them to various hospitals, that would have run an array of tests and investigations, then pronounce their verdict, "there is nothing wrong with you". The patients then come to us, we decontaminate them from mercury and amalgam, and the patients would usually, and most often, immediately, improve. We find that, by simply removing amalgam carefully and by detoxing our patients from mercury, patients make great recovery from the symptoms described above.
Not every patient is the same of course, and that is why we 'custom make' our detox program to suit every individual patient. Some patients we find have a difficulty in detoxing mercury. The explanation for that as far as we know is that the body gives the stored mercury a 'signal' similar to itself or 'rigid signal'. Some other patients may have what is called 'left spin' which makes it very difficult for them to detox due to systemic reasons. In the past it would have taken us over 18 months to detox these patients, but thankfully we can now help them to detox in a much shorter period than that. The record for the shortest period to detox body burden of mercury is held by our wonderful patient Mr 'O' from New York, who managed to shed his body burden of 550 micrograms per cubic meter in only two weeks, thanks to his strong discipline!
We also see patients who have had their amalgam removed elsewhere but felt worse thereafter. We usually find in these patients that amalgam was removed from their teeth but not the mercury. (See links to 1. Zahra . 2.Hattersley. 3. Fiona on youtube. Zahra tells us that she became bedridden the day after she had her amalgam removed, and Hattersley tells us that he developed double vision soon after having his amalgam removed, while Fiona gave a long list of problems that started soon after her amalgam was removed. We are happy to say that we did manage to reverse the ill effects in these patients simply by removing the composite, and properly detoxing the teeth from the trapped mercury vapour in the dentinal tubules.
Our patients start to improve, in the main, almost immediately. Please see our patients videotaped case reports on youtube.com
We believe that the best mercury detox is the careful and total removal of amalgam and mercury from the tooth without letting anything of it, no matter how little, get into the patient or stay behind in his or her tooth. To do that, we must isolate the teeth from the patient's throat, and to do that we must sedate the patient. While under conscious sedation we also put an oxygen line in the patient's nose and cover his or her nose and eyes with a gold mask for additional safety.
We remove the amalgam using a particularly strict technique. After totally removing the amalgam we usually find that the tooth has become full of mercury vapour, which hides, in the dentinal tubules and the like. It is absolutely vital that we remove ALL that mercury vapour or else the patient will either get worse or fail to improve significantly (see the Hattersley, Fiona or Zahra video-taped case reports on YouTube).
To remove the huge amount of mercury vapour produced by the process of amalgam removal from the cavities, we use an herbal detox that we have found to be the best available for that purpose (we tested almost everything else and we consider our detox system is the most impressive of all).
We rely heavily of our mercury vapour analyser to tell us that there is no more mercury vapour remaining in the dentinal tubules. If our mercury vapour analyser is out of order for any reason, we do not attempt to remove amalgam, as we would be absolutely sure in that case that, removing mercury amalgam fillings without the help of the mercury vapour analyser is dangerous.
Some of the worst cases we have seen were patients who had amalgam removed without sufficient care of the important points mentioned above. You must remember that, unlike amalgam, mercury vapour is invisible. Only when each cavity reads zero mercury do we proceed to put a temporary filling in that tooth. Apart from the safe removal of Amalgam and mercury detoxification we offer an elaborate range of high-level dental services and procedures that patients find pleasing.
Our aim is always the restoration of normality.
The best mercury detox is the careful and total removal of amalgam and mercury from the tooth without letting anything of it no matter how small get into the patient or stay behind in the tooth.
To do that, we must isolate the teeth from the patient's throat and to do that we must sedate the patient. While under conscious sedation we also put an oxygen line in the patient's nose and cover his or her nose and eyes with a gold mask for additional safety.
We remove the amalgam using instruments and a particular technique. After totally removing the amalgam we usually find that the tooth has become full of mercury vapour which hides in the dentinal tubules and the like. It is absolutely vital that we remove all that mercury vapour or else the patient will either get worse or fail to improve significantly (see the Hattersley video case report link).
To remove the huge amount of mercury vapour produced by the process of amalgam removal from the cavities, we use an herbal detox that we have found to be the best available for that purpose (we tried everything).
If our mercury vapour analyser is out of order for any reason, we do not attempt to remove amalgam, as we are absolutely sure that it is dangerous to do so without the help of the mercury vapour analyser (see The Story of Amalgam).
Some of the worst cases we have seen were patients who had amalgam removed without sufficient care of the points mentioned above. You must remember that, unlike amalgam, mercury vapour is invisible. Only when each cavity reads zero mercury do we proceed to put a temporary filling in that tooth.
Our services also include:
Laser Tooth whitening
Some call them fillings, but we prefer to call them restorations. The tooth is a work of high art, and if decayed, it would need restoration, not mere fillings. Before we attempt to put a chemical substance or material into a patient, we must test the patient first and see if that material is biologically compatible with that patient. We know from our extensive experience that there is no material in existence that is compatible with all patients.
Prosthodontics: If a tooth is missing, we should replace it with a fixed or a removable appliance. As much as possible we make our fixed appliances, such as crowns or bridges from metal-free substances that are tested for compatibility with that particular patient.
Endodontics (Root Canal Treatment)
If the pulp or the nerve dies for some reason, and we wish to keep that tooth, we must remove the pulp and fully detoxify and decontaminate the root canals, before we place a biocompatible material to block the dead spaces. It is vital to test the root canal and make sure that it is free of toxins and bacteria before we obdurate that root canal. Failing to do the above will produce what can sometimes be a dental focus of infection that can damage the patient's health. The bacteria that hide in dentinal tubules away from any mechanical attempt to remove them will produce small molecule metabolites as a result of their mere breathing, and these can be highly damaging to the patient's health. Root canal treatment must be taken very seriously indeed. We are aided in doing the above by new and very useful technology.
The health of the gums and the ligaments that attach the tooth into the bone are vital for the patient's health. We employ a range of measures to restore their health and keep them as healthy as possible, but we cannot do that without the patient's full co-operation. Periodontal pockets are gaps between the gums and the tooth that result from bacterial attack, which may also cause halitosis or bad breath, bleeding gums, lose teeth etc. We treat bad breath using simple and effective measures that aim at eradicating the bacteria that produces the putrid gases responsible for the condition of Halitosis or bad breath.
Dr El-Essawy taught and practiced only Oral Surgery for a number of years before discovering that his passion lies in receiving a patient who needs dental help of a varied nature, then helping that patient to achieve normality. Dental surgeons start in general practice then specialise, but Dr El-Essawy moved from oral surgery to general practice. He believes that general dental practice is an elaborate speciality on its own. Although Oral Surgery is no longer the major aspect of his practice, Dr El-Essawy loves doing it and loves seeing his patients go through a complex experience without any significant amount of pain or swelling. That is achieved through careful and unrushed handling of the tissues ands attention to details.
When a tooth or teeth are missing, how do you replace them? One way is through surgically placing an implant, a sort of metal root made from titanium (the jaw bone thinks that titanium is bone!), wait for it to become solidly attached to the jaw bone, then attach a crown onto that implant. Great results are achieved this way, but, again, we must test the patient for compatibility with titanium before attempting to place one in his bones. (Link)
Cosmetics are an integral and essential part of the art of dentistry. We have at our disposal a variety of techniques to improve the patient's smile. These include:
Laser Tooth whitening
These are basically a thin layer of porcelain that covers the visible surface of the tooth, making the tooth look beautiful.
Some teeth are deeply stained only in part. Micro-abrasion helps remove these stains before the relevant parts are restored with compatible composite material.