Saul Pressner DMD

Mercury Free & Mercury Safe Dentistry

57 E. 72ND ST.

Suite 2A

New York, NY  10021 • 212-249-8999

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

Dr. Saul Pressner is a Doctor of Medical Dentistry, DMD, and has been dedicated to exceptional dentistry for over 20 years and his office is mercury free (amalgam silver filling free) & mercury safe. His mission is to deliver the highest quality and healthy dental services, while being sensitive to the need of every patient. Dr. Pressner specializes in advanced cosmetic and full-mouth restorative dentistry, including custom smile design and smile makeovers.

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 effective treatment options. Because of his advanced dental training and emphasis on total health, Dr. Pressner takes a unique Whole Body approach to oral health care; combining sound dental science, modern dental technology and latest techniques, and his personal experience with a deep concern for his patients’ physical and emotional well-being and comfort.

Mercury Amalgam Filling Removal
As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Pressner is aware that dental infections, excessive mercury vapor, and TMJ (bite) problems can have an effect on oral and overall health. Because of this concern, we are a mercury free and mercury safe dental practice and we focus on patient education and strive to remove mercury amalgam (silver) fillings in a safe way. Because we offer the latest in cosmetic dentistry we are also able to replace amalgam fillings with the best, and safest, material available.

Whole Body Dental Philosophy
His Whole Body, dental philosophy stresses the use of non-invasive treatment whenever possible. He will also, when appropriate, work with qualified health professionals to assist him in his efforts to return the patient to optimal oral and overall health. His Holistic - Patient First - approach to dental treatment means that he treats the teeth, jaw, and related oral structures with specific regard to how that treatment will not only affect the mouth but the entire body.

Continuing Education
Dr. Pressner is a strong advocate of continuing education because it allows him to give you and your family the most modern and state-of-the-art dental care.  Each year he takes many hours of continuing education courses in cosmetic and general dentistry.

Treatments & Services
Our dental office uses modern, high-technology dental equipment and instruments and we offer many state-of-the-art treatment options and evaluations, including:

  • Digital X-Rays
  • Preventive Dental Education
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Smile Makeovers
  • Teeth Bleaching
  • Full-Mouth Reconstruction
  • Periodontal (Gum) Treatment
  • Implants & Implant Maintenance
  • Mercury & Metal Free Restorations
  • TMJ Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Anxiety & Dental Fear Counseling
  • Family Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry
Our office also specializes in state of the art restorative and cosmetic dentistry to correct, restore or enhance your smile to fit your own unique facial form. Our goal is to integrate esthetics as part of total dental and overall health while creating an overall pleasing and natural facial appearance.

Dr. Pressner can create the smile of your dreams - just imagine yourself with a beautiful, new, natural looking smile!

Associations & Organizations
Dr. Pressner belongs to a number of prestigious dental organizations, including:

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

Dr. Pressner has been in practice since 1981 and is a highly trained in all phases of dentistry. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and has a certificate in Family Dentistry from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and take many continuing education courses. Dr. Pressner is very empathetic and skilled in treating patients who are either very anxious, fearful and/ or nervous about receiving dental care.

Our Staff
Our exceptional dental staff is made up of dedicated, highly-trained, motivated and caring professionals. Our team works closely together to bring you the highest quality dental treatment in a caring, warm and supportive setting. Our staff includes several dental hygienists, one of whom has a masters in psychology. Our receptionists and dental assistants are very concerned with helping patients who are fearful of dental treatment.

We offer music and relaxation techniques to make patients feel more comfortable. The first appointment is usually a 'getting to know you' visit. We try to find out about your fears and your past dental experience and suggest methods to help you overcome them. We work at a pace that is comfortable for you.

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

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 know Dr. Pressner and consider him to be highly skilled, experienced and dedicated mercury free, health-based, cosmetic dentist. He is committed to practicing safe dentistry, for his patients, his staff and the environment. His awareness of the critically important relationship of oral to overall health and his concern for his patients well being is appreciated.

Dr. Pressner is committed to ongoing education and is a Charter Member of the IAMSD. I would highly recommend him to anyone seeking a quality cosmetic and mercury free dentist. To learn more about his approach to dentistry please visit his website. When you visit his office please let him know where you found out about him and say hello to him for me. Thanks!


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