Mercury Free (Amalgam Free), Mercury Safe, Holistic, Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
About Our Mercury Safe Dental Practice
Dr. Ramin Homanfar's "Mercury Safe Dentist" office is located in Reno, NV. He is mercury free (amalgam/silver filling free) and mercury safe and he is dedicated to the practice of holistic, integrated 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 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 Filling Removal Protocols
As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Homanfar is aware that mercury vapor and dental infections can have a negative impact on overall health. Because of this concern, 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 Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD) 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 dentistry is a philosophy that recognizes that the teeth and associated structures are a part of the whole body. Because of the important relationship between oral and overall health, we offer a wide range of healthy treatment options. Dr. Homanfar also takes a unique Whole Body approach to oral health care; combining sound dental science and technical experience with a deep concern for his patients' emotional well-being and comfort.
Whole Body Dental Philosophy
This Whole Body philosophy stresses the use of safe 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 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. Homanfar 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 has advanced training in many areas of holistic, cosmetic, and conventional dentistry.
Treatments and Services
Our office uses the latest in dental equipment and technology in order to provide the patient with healthy treatment options and services, including:
- Digital X-Rays
- Preventive Dental Treatment and Education
- Periodontal (Gum) Treatment
- Safe Amalgam Filling Removal
- Oral Cancer Screening
- Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry
- Mercury Free Fillings
- Mercury & Metal Free Restorations
- Smile Makeovers
- Tooth Whitening
- Full & Partial Dentures
- Implant Placement & Maintenance
- Full-Mouth Reconstruction
- TMJ Diagnosis & Treatment
- Snoring & Sleep Disorders
- Oral Surgery
- Biocompatible Dental Material Testing
- Family Dentistry
- Sleep Dentistry
- Cerec - One appointment Fillings & Crowns
- Laser 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.
Homanfar can create the smile of your dreams - just imagine yourself with a beautiful, new, natural looking smile!
Associations & Organizations
Dr. Homanfar is associated with a number of prestigious dental organizations, including:
- International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD)
- International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine (IABDM)
- Institute for Nutritional Dentistry (IND)
About Dr. Homanfar
Dr. Homanfar obtained his B.S. degree in Developmental Biology from University of Nevada Reno in 1987. He subsequently attended University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco in 1988, where he obtained a Doctorate in Dental Surgery. Subsequently, he attended Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland where he spent a year at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Homanfar spent the majority of this time treating patients with complex and challenging Dental and Medical conditions.
Following his tenure at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Homanfar spent the subsequent year as a Teaching Fellow at Ohio State University Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He spent his time equally teaching Oral Surgery as well as performing various dental procedures.
Dr. Homanfar is committed to framing the patient's treatment options within the framework of the patient's desires and needs. He believes that in order to have a successful outcome, it is essential to listen to the patient and their concerns. The result is a calm, confident approach to patient care which combines years of experience and training with the most cutting edge approach to the practice of dentistry. Dr. Homanfar enjoys playing tennis, skiiing, and snowboarding as well as spending time with his family.
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.
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.
- Frequently Asked Questions & Oral Health Topics
- Mercury Safe: Why Dentists are Mercury Safe & Mercury Free
- Mercury Free & Mercury Safe: What's the Difference
- Mercury Risk Evaluation
- Referenced & Abstracted Articles about Mercury (Dr. McGuire has kindly allowed us access to his database of referenced and abstracted scientific articles on numerous mercury related topics. It is the largest of its kind and is a wealth of information for those interested in the subject.)
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!
A Personal Note from Dr. Tom
I know Dr. Homanfar to be a highly trained, experienced, skilled and caring health-focused mercury safe dentist. I am impressed with the depth of his knowledge and understanding about the critically important relationship of oral to overall health and he utilizes this knowledge when designing the treatment of his patients. He promotes patient education and has a personal interest in the health and healing of his patients.
His deep concern for his patients' health, his ongoing training in holistic and cosmetic 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 holistic and mercury safe dentist. Dr. Homanfar is also a charter member of the International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD). When you visit his office, please let him know where you found out about him and tell him hello for me. Thanks!