Mercury-Free (Amalgam Free), Mercury Safe, Holistic, Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
Dr. Anthony Newkirk is a biological, mercury-free (amalgam silver filling-free) and mercury-safe dentist. He is dedicated to practicing safe and healthy holistic 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 Doctor, Dr. Newkirk is 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 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.
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. Newkirk 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.
Dr. Newkirk 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 over 100 hours of continuing education courses and he has advanced training in many areas of holistic and conventional dentistry.
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:
- Digital X Rays
- Safe Amalgam Filling Removal
- Preventive Dental Treatment and Education
- Periodontal (Gum) Treatment
- Oral Cancer Screening
- Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry
- Mercury & Metal Free Restorations
- Smile Makeovers
- Tooth Whitening
- Full & Partial Dentures
- Implant Placement & Restoration
- Full-Mouth Reconstruction
- TMJ Diagnosis & Treatment
- Biocompatible Dental Material Testing
- Family Dentistry
- Oral Surgery
- Cerec: One Appointment Crowns
- Sedation 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. Newkirk can create the smile of your dreams - just imagine yourself with a beautiful, new, natural looking smile! Please Click Here to view our Smile Portfolio of Before and After photographs.
Associations & Organizations
He 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)
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)
- Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
- American Dental Association (ADA)
- Oregon Dental Association (ODA)
About Dr. Newkirk
Dr. Newkirkhas 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. Newkirk is a 1994 honors graduate of Oregon Health Sciences University, was seen in the NBC special on proper removal of mercury amalgam filings, and has been published in Public Health Dentistry on safe amalgam filling removal.
Dr. Newkirk grew up in Rainier, Oregon, where his he spent his childhood reading books and playing competitive sports. He married the love his life in 1994 and now spends his weekends cheering on his children, Haelie and Luke, in their extracurricular activities. Dr. Newkirk devotes his spare time to studying current topics in dentistry and pharmacy, and is eager to master every part of the discipline so he can provide his patients the best care possible.
Our fantastic staff is made up of highly-trained, dedicated, caring and motivated professionals who work together as a unique team to bring you the highest quality holistic dental treatment in a healthy, caring, 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 all of your dental needs. Please Click Here to read Testimonials from our satisfied patients.
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 YouTube 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. Newkirk personally and he is a highly trained, experienced, skilled, and caring biological dentist. I am impressed with his sincerity and commitment to mercury safe dentistry and the depth of his knowledge and understanding about the critically important relationship of oral to overall health.
I also appreciate his focus and efforts to educate his patients. His holistic approach means he utilizes his knowledge and training when designing healthy dental treatment plans for his patients. His ongoing training in holistic, traditional and cosmetic dentistry and his concern for the safe removal of amalgam fillings makes him ideally suited to remove and replace them. I encourage you to visit his great website to learn more about him and his approach to holistic dentistry.
I highly recommend him to anyone seeking a caring health focused and mercury free dentist. Dr. Newkirk is also a Charter Member of the International Association of Mercury-Safe Dentists (IAMSD) and a respected member of the renowned International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT). 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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