Candida Castillo DMD, Holistic Dentist in Providence, RI 02911

Mercury Safe Dentist in Providence, RI 02911

2148 Mineral Spring Avenue

Providence, RI  02911 • 401-232-7777

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Mercury-Free (Amalgam Free), Mercury-Safe, Holistic, Cosmetic and Family Dentistry

About Our Mercury Safe Dental Practice
Dr. Candida Castillo's 'Mercury Safe Dentist' office is located in North Providence, RI. At the Aesthetic Dental Studio of RI (ADSRI), Dr. Castillo practices mercury free and amalgam free dentistry.  Her mission is to treat her patient taking into consideration the body-mouth-connection. She fully understands the important relationship or oral to overall health and realizes that; “You cannot be truly healthy without good oral health”.  At the Aesthetic Dental Studio of RI, Dr. Castillo has some of the most up-to-date equipment to enhance patient care, including intra-oral cameras, digital xrays, CBCT 3D xray imaging, electric hand pieces, digital scanners. Dr. Candida Castillo uses OZONE dental therapy.  

Dr. Castillo received her Doctor of Dental Medicine from Boston University, as well as her residency degree of (CAGS). She also holds a fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) and a dental implant fellowship from the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID). She is a certified biological dentist recognized by the International Academy Biological Dentistry (IABDM) and certified in SMART protocol.

Dr. Castillo has done hundreds of hours of Continuing Education, following the latest advances in dentistry and oral health, as well as learning about traditional, natural, and holistic therapies that can promote our good health in the least invasive or toxic manner. Dr. Castillo has been concerned for a long time with promoting health and sees oral health as a critical part of our overall health. She became concerned about the toxicity of mercury in dental amalgam fillings, especially after working with patients with debilitating diseases.

At the Aesthetic Dental Studio of RI, Dr. Castillo has been offering a protocol for “Safe Removal of Dental Amalgam Fillings” and sees patients from a large area who are seeking this service, which is not available at any other dental office in a wide geographic area of Rhode Island.

Holistic Dentistry
Holistic/Healthy 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 state of the art treatment options. Due to her advanced training and emphasis on both oral and total health, Dr. Castillo takes a unique Whole Body approach to oral health care; combining sound dental science, modern technology, and dental experience - with a deep concern for her patients’ physical and emotional well-being and comfort.

Amalgam Filling Removal
As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Castillo is aware that mercury vapor, dental infections, and TMJ (bite) problems 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.

At the Aesthetic Dental Studio of RI, Dr. Castillo follows the SMART protocol recommended by the IAOMT.

SMART Certified
The IAOMT has developed rigorous standards for safely removing mercury amalgam dental fillings by reducing the unnecessary and excessive exposure to mercury released from these fillings. The IAOMT's recommendations are known as the Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique (SMART).

At this time, Dr. Castillo is one of a small number of IAOMT members who qualifies as a SMART Certified IAOMT dentist. With the SMART designation you can be confident that she is fully qualified to safely remove mercury amalgam (silver) fillings. 

Whole Body Dental Philosophy
Dr. Candida Castillo's Whole Body, healthy dental treatment philosophy stresses the use of BPA free, metal free, amalgam free dental materials and non-invasive treatment whenever possible.  She also works closely with highly qualified health practitioners to assist her in her efforts to return the patient to optimal oral and overall health. Her Biological - Patient First approach to dental treatment means that she treats the teeth, jaw, and related oral structures with regard to how that treatment will affect the entire body. 

Treatments & Services
Our office also uses the latest in dental equipment, techniques, and technology in order to provide our patients with the very best treatment options and services, including:

  • Digital X-Rays
  • CBCT 3D Imaging
  • OZONE Dental Therapy
  • BPA Free Dental Material
  • Preventive Dental Treatment and Education
  • Periodontal (Gum) Treatment
  • Safe Amalgam Filling Removal
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Mercury Free (Amalgam Free) Fillings
  • Mercury & Metal Free Restorations
  • Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Smile Makeovers
  • Tooth Whitening
  • Full & Partial Dentures
  • Implant Placement & Maintenance
  • Full-Mouth Reconstruction
  • TMJ Diagnosis & Treatment 
  • Snoring and Sleep Disorders
  • Oral Surgery
  • Family Dentistry
  • Sealants
  • Mouth Guards & Night Guards
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Dentistry for Children

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.


Dr. Castillo can create the smile of your dreams - just imagine yourself with a beautiful, new, natural looking smile! To view our Smile Gallery please Click Here!

Organizations & Associations
Dr. Castillo 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)
  • Holistic Dental Association (HDA)
  • Fellow: Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
  • Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (ACD)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)

About Dr. Castillo 
Dr. Castillo has devoted her dental career to practicing healthy, holistic, patient friendly dentistry. She is also a proponent of making the dental office as safe as possible for the patient, the staff and the environment. 

She has a unique practice philosophy that patients recognize the second they walk through the door.  Whether looking for general, family, or cosmetic dentistry in Rhode Island, Dr. Castillo looks forward to giving you an awesome experience.

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 Dr. Castillo  and the many services and treatments our office offers. We want to thank you for considering our office for all of your dental needs. You can read Testimonials from our many satisfied patients by Clicking Here.

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 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

Dr. Castillo is a dedicated, well trained, experienced and caring holistic and cosmetic dentist. I have been in communication with Dr. Castillo and agree with her healthy approach to dentistry. I am impressed with the depth of her knowledge and understanding about the critically important relationship of oral to overall health and her ongoing effort to educate her patients. She also utilizes this knowledge when designing the treatment of her patients.

Her concern for her patients' health, her ongoing training in holistic, cosmetic, and traditional dentistry; along with her commitment to safely remove amalgam fillings makes her ideally suited to remove and replace them. I highly recommend her to anyone seeking a caring cosmetic, mercury free dentist.

I recommend that you visit her website to learn more about her approach to dentistry. When you visit her office please tell her where you found out about her and say hello to her for me. Thanks!