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DR. CHRISTOPHER SHADE  Lab Director

Christopher W. Shade, Ph.D. is at the forefront of detoxification when it comes to mercury in the human body and the environment. He consults with Dr. Grube from his base at Quicksilver Scientific in Lafayette, Colorado regarding the best ways to detox the dental patient of heavy metals including dental mercury. Dr. Shade’s advanced skills in the detox process are one more reason The Dr. Blanche D. Grube Clinic is the place to have your dental revision performed. Dr. Shade obtained B.S. and M.S. degrees from Lehigh University in environmental and aqueos chemistry. During his Ph.D. work, Dr. Shade patented analytical technology for mercury speciation analysis and later founded Quicksilver Scientific, LLC in order to commercialize this technology. Shortly after starting Quicksilver Scientific, Dr. Shade turned his focus to the human aspects of mercury exposure/toxicity and the human detoxification system. He has since developed specific clinical analytical techniques for measuring mercury exposure and a system of products for toxic metals removal.