Mercury Free (Amalgam Silver Filling Free), Mercury Safe, Holistic, Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
Dr. Jimmy Wu's office is mercury free (mercury amalgam/silver filling-free) and mercury safe and he is dedicated to the practice of health-based dentistry. His goal 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 can make educated decisions about their oral health. He fully understands the critically important relationship of oral to overall health and realizes that; "You cannot be truly healthy without good oral health!"
Safe Mercury Amalgam Filling Removal Protocols
As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Wu 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.
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. Doing so is supported by the ADA and other dental organizations. 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 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 protocols to remove amalgam fillings 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. Wu 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. Wu 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 in holistic, cosmetic, and conventional dentistry in order to provide his patients with the most advanced dental care possible.
Treatments and Services
Our office also uses the latest in dental equipment, techniques, and technology in order to provide the patient with the best healthy treatment options and services, including:
- Digital X-Rays
- Preventive Dental Education
- Oral Cancer Screening
- Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry
- Tooth Whitening
- Safe Protocol for Mercury Amalgam (Silver) Filling Removal
- Amalgam/Silver Filling Free
- Mercury & Metal Free Dental Restorations
- Periodontal (Gum) Treatment
- Full Mouth Reconstruction
- Invisalign: Hidden Orthodontics
- Cerec: Same Day Dental Crowns and Bridges
- Dental Implants
- Laser Dentistry
- Sleep Apnea/Snore Guards
- Sedation Dentistry
- TMJ Treatment
- Spa Dentistry
- Massage Therapy
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. Wu can create the smile of your dreams - just imagine yourself with a beautiful, new, natural looking smile! Click Here to view our happy smile gallery!
Associations & Organizations
Dr. Wu is a associated with many prestigious dental organizations, including:
- International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD)
- International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology (IAOMT)
- Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
- The International Association for Orthodontics (IAO)
- Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD)
- American Dental Association (ADA)
- California Dental Association (CDA)
- San Diego Dental Society
About Dr. Wu
Dr. Wu 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.
"Dentistry has always been thought of as something you have to do versus something you want to do. My goal is to change that perception of dentistry and increase the awareness of the benefits of what modern dentistry has to offer."
We thank you for considering Sutra Dental Spa for your dental needs. Our office is adorned with Buddhist statues and Asian art to reflect the Taoist philosophy of obtaining long life and good fortune. We invite you to enjoy the peaceful surroundings, including the water fountains, aromatherapy, and our Zen oxygen bar.
We would be honored to add you to our list of satisfied patients and we encourage you to visit Our Website to learn more about Dr. Wu and the many services and treatments our office offers. To read Testimonials from our many satisfied patients please Click Here!
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
Dr. Wu belongs to a number of highly regarded dental organizations, including the International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD). These organizations encourage taking a integrative, whole-body approach to dental treatment and promote patient education. His approach to healthy dentistry includes the understanding that you cannot be healthy without good oral health and he takes this into consideration when planning his patients dental treatment.
I first met Dr. Wu in 2006 and consider him to be a caring, highly trained, skilled and experienced dentist. His commitment to quality, health-focused dentistry, his ongoing dedication to continuing education, and his concern for his patients health and well being, makes him ideally suited to safely remove and replace mercury amalgam fillings.
Dr. Wu is a charter member of my Mercury Safe Dentist Association and I highly recommend him to anyone seeking a mercury free, mercury safe, and compassionate dentist. I recommend visiting his website to learn more about his whole-body approach to dentistry. When you visit his office, please let him know where you found out about him and say hello to him from me. Thanks!