Staci Whitman (T) DDS

Mercury Safe & Mercury Free Children's Dentistry

4548 N Albina Ave.

Portland, OR  97217 • 971-978-0009


Mercury Free (Amalgam Silver Filling Free), Mercury Safe, Holistic, Cosmetic, and Family Dentistry


Dr. Stacie Whitman's "NoPo Kids Dentistry" office is mercury-free (amalgam/silver filling-free) and mercury-safe and she is dedicated to practicing safe and healthy dentistry. Her mission is to share information about all aspects of dental wellness with her patients so that they can 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!" 

Mission Statement
Our mission at NoPo Kids Dentistry is to create a super fun, positive, and happy dental experience all while providing a whole-body and holistic approach to your child’s dental needs. We believe diet is the key to overall health and focus on providing only the most natural and up-to-date treatment options for your child. We dream of a world without cavities and will work to encourage your child to “eat a rainbow” for optimal health!

Holistic Dentistry
Holistic Dentistry is a philosophy that recognizes that the teeth and associated oral structures are a part of the whole body. Because of this important relationship, we offer a wide range of healthy treatment options. Given her advanced training and emphasis on total health, Dr. Whitman takes a unique Whole Body approach to oral health care; combining sound dental science, modern technology, and years of experience - with a deep concern for her patients' physical and emotional well-being and comfort.

Safe Amalgam/Silver Filling Removal Protocols
As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Whitman is aware that mercury vapor, dental infections, and TMJ (bite) problems can have a negative impact on oral and overall health. Because of this concern, we focus on patient education and strive to remove mercury amalgam (silver) fillings in a safe way.

We believe it is important to protect the patient, the environment, and our staff from exposure to excessive and unnecessary occupational exposure to mercury during the amalgam removal process. Making the dental office mercury safe is supported by the American Dental Association (ADA) and other dental organizations. For information about why it's important to use a mercury safe dentist, Click Here.

We also utilize safe & proven removal protocols based on recommendations of the International Association of Mercury Safe Dentistry (IAMSD), 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.

SMART Certified
The IAOMT has developed rigorous standards for safely removing mercury amalgam dental fillings by reducing the unnecessary and excessive exposure to mercury released from these fillings. The IAOMT's recommendations are known as the Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique (SMART).

At this time, Dr. Whitman is one of a small number of IAOMT members who qualifies as a SMART Certified IAOMT dentist. With the SMART designation you can be confident that she is fully qualified to safely remove mercury amalgam (silver) fillings.

Whole Body Dental Philosophy
Dr. Whitman's Whole Body philosophy also stresses the use of 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 - Patient First - approach to dentistry means that she treats the teeth, jaw, and related oral structures, with specific regard to how that treatment will affect the entire body.

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

  • Pediatric Dentistry for Children
  • Digital X-Rays
  • Preventive Dental Treatment and Education
  • Periodontal (Gum) Treatment
  • Safe Amalgam Filling Removal
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Mercury Free (Amalgam Free) Fillings
  • Mercury & Metal Free Restorations
  • Bioactive Nano Siler
  • Esthetic Crown Options
  • Lesion Sterilization Technique
  • Growth and Development Assessment
  • Sleep Apnea Screening
  • Special Needs Specialist
  • Frenectomy Procedures
  • Hall Technique
  • Stem Cell Storage
  • Sealants
  • Mouth Guards & Night Guards
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Biocompatible Dental Materials Testing
  • Biological Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Laser Therapy
  • Sedation Dentistry Options
  • Ozone Therapy

Associations and Organizations
Dr. Whitman 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)
  • International Association of Biological Dentistry & Medicine (IABDM)
  • Holistic Dental Association (HDA)
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)

About Dr. Whitman
Dr. Whitman has devoted her dental career to practicing healthy, holistic, non-invasive, biocompatible dentistry. She is also a proponent of making the dental office occupationally safe regarding mercury and she strives to protect the patient, the staff, and the environment from excessive and unnecessary exposure to mercury at the dental office. 

When Doctor Staci is not making smiles more beautiful and healthy, she enjoys the amazing outdoor offerings of the Pacific Northwest. She loves to snowboard, run long distances, practice yoga, and dance, cook nutritious meals with her family, and bike around Portland and beyond with her husband, Josiah, and her two daughters, Sloan and Selma. She aspires to someday learn to juggle, author children’s books, open a Bed and Breakfast, and be a member of a band. All in good time!To learn more about Dr. Whitman please Click Here

Continuing Education
Dr. Whitman is a strong advocate of continuing education because it allows her to give you and your family the best, state-of-the-art dental care. Each year she takes many hours of continuing education courses in holistic and conventional dentistry in order to provide her patients with the most advanced dental care possible.

About Our Staff
Our wonderful and dedicated staff is made up of dedicated, highly-trained, caring and motivated professionals who work together as a team to bring you the highest quality holistic 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 to visit Our Office 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. 

Patient Education
Our dental practice is dedicated to patient education. As a member of Dr. Tom McGuire's International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD) we work closely with him to support our goal of providing important information to our patients about numerous oral health that can affect overall health, including issues related to mercury amalgam (silver) fillings. Click on the appropriate link to access important information about these topics.

NEW! Dr. Tom McGuire's new Video, Mercury: The Poison in Your Teeth conclusively proves that amalgam/silver fillings not only release toxic mercury vapor - but that the common act of brushing just one amalgam filling - will release more mercury than allowed by governmental regulatory agencies at the workplace! It also tells you what you can do about it. Click Here to watch this amazing video demonstration - and don’t forget to tell your friends and family! (You can also access it by searching YouTube for The Poison in Your Teeth or Tom McGuire, DDS.)

A Personal Note from Dr. Tom


I can't tell you how happy I am to have Dr. Staci Listed on my Mercury Safe Dentist Directory. Not many things are more important than to be able to take your child to a highly qualified holistic and mercury safe dentist. 

I don't believe you could find a better Children's Dentist than Dr. Whitman. I consider her to be an exceptionally well-trained, experienced and caring holistic dentist. She belongs to a number of highly regarded holistic dental organizations and these organizations encourage taking a holistic, whole-body approach to dental treatment and promote patient education.

I am impressed with the depth of her knowledge and understanding about the critically important relationship of oral to overall health, and her ongoing effort to educate her patients and their parents.

Her commitment to healthy dentistry, her ongoing dedication to continuing education, and her concern for her patients health and well being, along with her commitment to safely remove amalgam fillings, makes her ideally suited to safely remove and replace them.

Dr. Whitman belongs to a number of highly regarded dental organizations, including the International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD) and I encourage you to visit her website to learn more about her approach to healthy dentistry. 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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