Green Dentistry

Mercury Safe & Mercury Free (Amalgam Filling Free)

360 Post Street,

Suite 704

San Francisco, CA  94108 • 415-309-9364

Mercury Free and Mercury Safe, Green, Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
"Giving the Bay Area Something to Smile About"

Dr. Namrata Patel's (known as Dr. Nammy) office is mercury free and mercury safe and her mission is to share information about dental wellness with her patients so that they can make educated decisions about their oral health.  Her goal is to treat her patients in the most healthy, caring, holistic way possible and to share information about dental wellness with her patients so that they may make educated decisions about their oral health. She fully understands the important relationship of oral to overall health and realizes that; "You cannot be truly healthy without good oral health!"

Holistic/Biological dentistry is a philosophy that recognizes that the teeth and associated structures are a part of the whole body. Because of her advanced training and emphasis on total health, Dr. Nammy takes a unique Whole Body approach to oral health care; combining sound dental science and technical experience with a deep concern for her patients' emotional well-being and comfort.

As your Green Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Nammy is aware that mercury vapor and dental infections can have a negative impact on overall health. Because of this concern, we focus on patient education and strive to remove mercury amalgam (silver) fillings in a safe way. For information about why it's important to use a mercury safe dentist, Click Here.

To accomplish this, we utilize removal protocols based on recommendations of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) and other prominent biological and holistic dental organizations. For more information about why we use safe removal protocols and an explanation of what they are, Click Here.

Our Whole Body philosophy also stresses the use of safe biocompatible dental materials whenever possible. She also works closely with highly qualified health professionals to assist her in her efforts to return the patient to optimal oral and overall health. Her Holistic approach to holistic dentistry means that she treats the teeth, jaw, and related oral structures, with specific regard to how that treatment will affect the entire body.

Dr. Nammy is a green dentistry pioneer and the first dentist to make a serious commitment to green sustainable business practices.  Her unique approach combines dentistry and environmental conservation, using non-toxic products, reducing waste and using minimally-invasive procedures.  She conducts research and development to set standards in Green Dentistry and serves as an Enviro-Mentor for the S.F. Environment Agency.  Our Green Dentistry includes:

  • Office design to maximize energy efficiency and reduce carbon footprint
  • Minimization of toxic pollution and water waste
  • Steam-based, surgical-grade instrument sterilization
  • Special water filtration system
  • Bio-degradable sterilization solutions for cleaning exam areas

Our office uses the latest in dental equipment and technology in order to provide the patient with healthy treatment options and services, including:

  • Digital X Rays
  • Preventive Dental Treatment and Education
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Safe Amalgam Silver Filling Removal
  • Mercury & Metal Free Restorations
  • Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Smile Design & Makeovers
  • ZOOM Tooth Whitening
  • Full & Partial Dentures
  • Implant Placement & Maintenance
  • Full-Mouth Reconstruction
  • TMJ Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Biocompatible Dental Material Testing
  • Family Dentistry
  • Periodontal (Gum) Treatment
  • Invisalign Orthodontics
  • DIAGNOdent Laser Cavity Detection

Dr. Nammy is associated with a number of prestigious dental organizations, including:

  • International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD)
  • International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT)
  • California Dental Association (CDA) 

Dr. Nammy graduated with honors from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry and serves on the New Dentist Committee with the California Dental Association.  She is also a guest member of the Scientific Sessions Board.

Our staff is made up of highly-trained, caring and motivated professionals who work together as a team to bring you the highest quality biological dental treatment in a healthy, warm and supportive setting.

We would be honored to add you to our list of satisfied patients and encourage you visit Our Website to learn more about our office and the many services and treatments we offer. We want to thank you for considering our office for your dental needs. We thank you for considering our office for all of your dental needs.

A Personal Note from Dr. Tom

Dr. Patel belongs to a number of highly regarded holistic dental organizations, including the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology and the International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD). These organizations encourage taking a holistic, whole-body approach to dental treatment and promotes patient education. Her integrated approach to healthy dentistry includes the understanding that you cannot be healthy without good oral health and she takes this into consideration when planning her patients dental treatment.

I know that Dr. Patel is a caring, highly trained, dedicated and experienced health focused dentist. I am impressed with her commitment and passion for green dentistry. She is committed to continuing education in holistic, cosmetic and traditional dentistry. Her concern for her patients total health and well being, makes her ideally suited to safely remove and replace mercury amalgam fillings.

Dr. Patel is a charter member of my mercury free dentist association and I highly recommend her to anyone seeking a mercury free, holistic and environmentally-friendly dentist. I encourage you to visit her website to learn more about the many dental services she provides. When you visit her office, please let her know where you found out about her and say hello to her from me. Thanks!


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