Blanche Grube DMD, Holistic Dentist in Scranton, PA 18509

Mercury Safe Dentist in Scranton, PA 18509

810 Green Ridge St.

Scranton, PA  18509 • 570-343-1500

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

Dr. Blanche Grube's office is located in Scranton, PA. She is mercury free (amalgam/silver filling-free) and mercury safe and she is dedicated to practicing safe and healthy dentistry.  Her mission is to share information about all aspects of dental wellness with her patients so that they can make educated decisions about their oral health.  She fully understands the important relationship of oral to overall health and realizes that; "You cannot be truly healthy without good oral health!"

Holistic Dentistry
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. As a result of her advanced training and emphasis on total health, Dr. Grube takes a unique Whole Body approach to oral health care; combining sound dental science, modern technology, and years of personal experience, with a deep concern for her patients' physical and emotional well-being and comfort.

Safe Mercury Amalgam-Silver Filling Removal
As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Grube is aware that mercury vapor, dental infections, and TMJ (bite) problems can have a negative impact on oral and 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, she utilizes removal protocols based on recommendations of the International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine (IABDM)International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT), Dr. Hal Huggins, and other prominent holistic dental organizations. This Whole Body philosophy stresses the use of biocompatible dental materials and non-invasive treatment whenever possible. For more information about why we use safe removal protocols and an explanation of what they are, Click Here.

Whole Body Dental Philosophy
Dr. Grube's Whole Body philosophy also stresses the use of biocompatible dental materials whenever possible. She also works closely with highly qualified health professionals to assist her in her efforts to return the patient to optimal oral and overall health. Her Holistic - Patient First - approach to dentistry means that she treats the teeth, jaw, and related oral structures, with specific regard to how that treatment will affect the entire body.

Continuing Education
Dr. Grube is a strong advocate of continuing education because it allows her to give you and your family the best, state-of-the-art dental care. Each year she takes many hours of continuing education courses in holistic and conventional dentistry in order to provide her patients with the most advanced dental care possible.

Doctor of Integrative Medicine
Dr. Grube is also a Doctor of Integrative Medicine and she and her dental team provide its own special perspective on health, healing, and harmony.

Dr. Grube focuses on non-invasive and natural treatments. As a holistic dentist and health professional her patient treatment plans incorporate alternative therapies and functional medicine. She also utilizes therapeutic nutrition based upon biochemical individuality. She and her staff take great pride in providing long-lasting mercury-free, biocompatible, aesthetic, and non-toxic biological dentistry.

Dr. Grube has had extensive training in a number of health fields, including:

  • Homeopathy
  • Nutrition
  • Iridology
  • Colon Hydrotherapy
  • Neural Therapy
  • Acupuncture

Our office utilizes state-of-the-art dental equipment and technology and offer numerous healthy dental treatment options, including:

  • Digital X-Rays
  • Preventive Dental Education
  • Periodontal (Gum) Treatment
  • Mercury Free Dentistry and Safe Removal Protocols
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Mercury & Metal Free Restorations
  • Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Custom Smile Design & Makeover
  • Tooth Whitening
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Supplements
  • TMJ Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Biocompatibility Dental Materials Testing
  • Mercury Detoxification Information
  • Acupressure
  • Massage

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. Grube can create the smile of your dreams - just imagine yourself with a beautiful, new, natural looking smile!

Dr. Grube belongs to a number of prestigious dental organizations, including:

  • The International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD)
  • International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine (IABDM)
  • Accredited Doctor: International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT)
  • Holistic Dental Association (HDA)
  • Fellow: Institute of Natural Dentistry (IND)
  • Member of Dr. Huggins' Alliance
  • Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (DOCS)
  • Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Bone Disorders

About Dr. Grube
Dr. Grube has devoted her dental career to practicing healthy, holistic, non-invasive, biocompatible dentistry. She is also a proponent of making the dental office occupationally safe regarding mercury and she strives to protect the patient, the staff, and the environment from excessive and unnecessary exposure to mercury at the dental office.

Dr. Grube is truly one of the staff, not just the boss. She encourages a home like setting here and sees to it that we are first friends and then co-workers. She sets the tempo with her gregarious personality, but her professionalism and dedication to her job is uncompromising.

Her husband John is a chiropractor that has an alternative practice as well and shares office space with her. They have three children, a grown daughter & son in college and one boy in high school. Blanche enjoys being neighborhood mom to about seven teenage boys who should be claimed as deductions. Sailing and skiing are her passions.

Our Staff
Our outstanding staff take great pride in providing a warm and caring environment, where prevention, patient education, and nutrition are emphasized. Our dedicated staff is well-trained and knowledgeable; with years of experience providing healthy dental treatment for people who have special concerns about metals in their mouths.

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. Grube and the many services and treatments she offers. We thank you for considering our office for all of your dental needs.

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 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. Grube personally and have spoken with her a number of times about her healthy approach to dentistry. I agree with her philosophy and consider her to be an exceptionally well-trained, experienced and caring holistic dentist. She belongs to a number of highly regarded holistic dental organizations and these organizations encourage taking a holistic, whole-body approach to dental treatment and promote patient education.

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. Her commitment to healthy dentistry, her ongoing dedication to continuing education, and her concern for her patients health and well being, along with her commitment to safely remove amalgam fillings, makes her ideally suited to safely remove and replace them.

Dr. Grube is a charter member of the International Association of Mercury-Safe Dentists (IAMSD), the President of the prestigious International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine, and a member of the highly regarded IAOMT. 

I encourage you to visit her website to learn more about her approach to healthy dentistry. When you visit her office, please let her know where you found out about her and say hello to her from me. Thanks!