Mercury Free (Amalgam Silver Filling Free), Mercury Safe, Holistic, Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
Dr. Natividad's "Mercury Safe Dentist" office is located in Arcadia, CA. He is a mercury free (amalgam/silver filling free) and mercury safe dentist and he is dedicated to practicing safe and high quality 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 treatment. He fully understands the important relationship of oral to overall health and realizes that; "You cannot be truly healthy without good oral health!"
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 treatment options. Because of his advanced dental training and emphasis on total health, Dr. Natividad takes a unique Whole Body approach to oral health care; combining sound dental science, modern dental technology, and the latest in techniques - and his personal experience with a deep concern for his patients’ physical and emotional well-being and comfort.
Safe Mercury Amalgam Filling Removal Protocols
As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Natividad is aware that dental infections and excessive mercury vapor 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. To accomplish this, we utilize safe & proven removal protocols based on recommendations of the International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD) and other prominent biological and holistic dental organizations.
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 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.
Dr. Natividad is a strong advocate of continuing education because it allows him to give you and your family the most modern, 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 traditional 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
- Preventive Dental Treatment and Patient Education
- Periodontal (Gum) Treatment
- Safe Amalgam Filling Removal
- Oral Cancer Screening
- Mercury-Free (Amalgam/Silver-Free) Fillings
- Mercury & Metal Free Restorations
- Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry
- Smile Makeovers
- Tooth Whitening
- Full & Partial Dentures
- Implant Placement & Maintenance
- Full-Mouth Reconstruction
- CEREC: One Appointment Restorations
- Laser Dentistry
- TMJ Diagnosis & Treatment
- Snoring and Sleep Disorder Evaluation
- Oral Surgery
- Family Dentistry
- Invisalign: Hidden Braces
- Oral Conscious Sedation
- Sports Dentistry
- Mouth Guards & Night Guards
- Root Canal 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. Natividad can create the smile of your dreams - just imagine yourself with a beautiful, new, natural looking smile! .
Associations & Organizations
Dr. Natividad is associated with a number of prestigious dental organizations, including:
- International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD)
- American Dental Association (ADA)
- California Dental Association (CDA)
- San Gabrial Valley Dental Society (SGVDS)
- International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)
About Dr. Natividad
Dr. Natividad is a southern California native. After completing his undergraduate studies in Psychology at USC in 1998, he went to the Philippines to discover his roots. While he was there, he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of the Philippines -- the country's premiere dental academic institution. During his stay there, he did community service and voluntarily offered quality dental care to those who are unable to afford it. He often says that this experience has helped him focus on the heart of dentistry, which is to improve the health and the quality of life of his patients.
After returning home, he furthered his studies and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Southern California- School of Dentistry. Since then he has completed extensive courses in the fields of endodontics, implantology, pediatric dentistry, surgery, and cosmetic dentistry. His love for dentistry and the genuine care for his patients' well-being is evident in his everyday practice. These reasons among others has made Dr. Natividad well-liked by his patients and staff members at Fifth Avenue Dental Care.
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.
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 the many services and treatments our office offers. 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! (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. Natividad to be a dedicated, well trained, experienced and caring dentist. I am impressed with the depth of his dental knowledge and his understanding about the critically important relationship of oral to overall health and his ongoing effort to educate his patients. He also utilizes this knowledge when designing the treatment of his patients.
His concern for his patients health, his ongoing training in cosmetic and traditional dentistry; along with his commitment to safely remove amalgam/silver fillings makes him ideally suited to remove and replace them. I am especially impressed with his dedication to Patient Education as it is such an important part of oral and overall health. I highly recommend him to anyone seeking a caring holistic and mercury-safe dentist.
Dr. Natividad is also a Charter Member of the International Association of Mercury-Safe Dentists (IAMSD). I suggest you visit to his website to learn more about him and his approach to dentistry. When you visit his office please tell him where you found out about him and say hello to him for me. Thanks!