Sherif Said, B.D.S. DDS

Mercury Free & Mercury Safe Dentistry

6100 Excelsior Blvd.

Suite East

St. Louis Park, MN  55416 • 952-929-4545

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

Dr. Sherif Said's office is mercury-free (amalgam/silver filling free) and mercury-safe.  He is dedicated to the practice of biological integrated dentistry. His mission is to treat his patients in the most healthy, caring, holistic way possible and to share information about dental wellness with his patients so that they may make educated decisions about their oral health. He fully understands the important relationship of oral to overall health and realizes that; "You cannot be truly healthy without good oral health!"

Safe Mercury Amalgam/Silver Filling Removal Protocols
As your Oral Health Care Doctor, Dr. Said aware that mercury vapor, dental infections, and TMJ (bite) problems can have a negative impact on oral and overall health. Because of these concerns, 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 safe & proven 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 protocols to remove amalgam fillings and an explanation of what they are, Click Here.

Holistic Dentistry
Holistic/Biological 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 treatment options. Dr. Said also 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 his patients' physical health and emotional well-being and comfort.

Whole Body Dental Philosophy
This Whole Body philosophy stresses the use of biocompatible dental materials whenever possible. He also works closely with highly qualified health professionals to assist him in his efforts to return the patient to optimal oral and overall health. His Health-Focused - Patient First approach to holistic dentistry means that he treats the teeth, jaw, and related oral structures, with specific regard to how that treatment will affect the entire body.

Continuing Education
Dr. Said believes that continuing education is a powerful tool that allows him to give you and your family the best, state-of-the-art dental care. Each year he takes many hours of continuing education courses and he has advanced training in many areas of holistic, cosmetic, and conventional dentistry. 

Treatments and Services Offered
His office uses technology combined with time-honored holistic philosophies in order to provide the patient with healthy treatment options and services, including:

  • Comprehensive Treatment Plan Consultations
  • Preventive Dental Treatment and Education
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Safe Amalgam Removal Procedures
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Mercury & Metal Free Restorations
  • Mercury Free Fillings
  • Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Tooth Whitening
  • Full & Partial Dentures
  • Implant Crowns & Bridges
  • Full-Mouth Reconstruction
  • Early TMJ Treatment
  • TMJ Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Snoring Treatment/Appliances
  • Night Guards for Teeth Grinding Habits
  • Biocompatible Dental Material Testing
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • Lasers to Stimulate Healing & for Soft Tissue Surgery

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.


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

Associations & Organizations
Dr. Said is associated with a number of prestigious dental organizations, including:

About Dr. Said
Dr. Said has devoted his dental career to practicing healthy, holistic, non-invasive, biocompatible dentistry. He is also a proponent of making the dental office occupationally safe as possible 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. Said was born in Cairo; he received his high school diploma from St. George’s
Catholic school.  In 1995, he was accepted at the prestigious Ain Shams University,
School of Dentistry.  He completed his dental degree in 2000.

In 2002 he attended Duggan Study Institute (DSI) in Costa Mesa, California.  At DSI he extensively studied enhanced restorative techniques and cosmetic restorations.  He
finished his dental boards in 2004 at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco,
California.  He moved to Minnesota in October of the same year. 
Dr. Said is a jazz fan and enjoys traveling! He is a resident of Minnetonka, where he lives with his wife Alicia, daughter Madeleine, and son William.

Our Staff
Dr. Said's fantastic staff is made up of dedicated, 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.

Dr. Said would be honored to add you to his list of satisfied patients and encourage you to visit Our Office Website to learn more about them and the many services and treatments they offer. Tthank you for considering his office for your dental needs.

We offer our patients many educational videos related to oral and overall health. Please Click Here to access our Video Library.

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 consider Dr. Said to be a highly trained, experienced and skilled biological dentist. I am impressed with the depth of his knowledge and understanding about the critically important relationship of oral to overall health and his effort to educate his patients.

He is one of the pioneers in promoting mercury free and healthy dentistry and is aware of the importance of safely removing mercury and other heavy metals from the teeth and body. His on-going training in Biological/Holistic dentistry and his concern for the safe removal of amalgam fillings makes him ideally suited to remove and replace them.

I highly recommend him to anyone seeking a caring biological and mercury free dentist. Dr. Said is also a Charter Member of the International Association of Mercury-safe Dentists (IAMSD). I encourage you to visit his very creative and educational website to learn more about Dr. Said and his philosophy of mercury-safe, healthy dentistry. When you visit his office, please let him know where you found out about him and say hello to him from me. Thanks!


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