Terecita Dean DDS

2017 Central Ave.

Alameda, CA  94501 • 510-522-0878

Artistic Impressions in Dentistry: A Mercury Free, Holistic Dental Practice

Dr. Terecita Dean is mercury free and mercury safe. Her philosophy is to heal the teeth and gums, support the overall health of the mouth, and restore the mouth to optimal health. Her mission is to share information about wellness with her patients so that they may make informed choices about their oral health.

Dr. Dean has extensive training in all aspects of dentistry and takes a unique Whole Body approach to holistic oral health care. This Whole Body approach stresses the use of healthy and safe dental materials and offers you many treatment options.

As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Dean is well aware of the critically important relationship between oral and overall health and focuses on the fact that mercury vapor, dental infections and other oral health issues can have a negative impact on your overall health. Because of this concern, we focus on patient education and strive to remove mercury amalgam (silver) fillings in a safe way. To accomplish this, she utilizes removal protocols based on recommendations of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT), the Holistic Dental Association (HDA) and other prominent holistic dental organizations.

This Whole Body philosophy stresses the use of safe biocompatible dental materials and non-invasive treatment whenever possible. Dr. Dean 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 Biological/Holistic approach to dental treatment means that she treats the teeth, jaw, and related oral structures, with specific regard to how that treatment will affect the entire body.

Dr. Dean is a strong advocate of continuing education because it allows her to give you, and your family, the most modern and healthy dental care. Each year she takes many hours of advanced education courses and she has advanced training in many areas of biological, cosmetic and traditional dentistry. She will work with other health professionals to support your total health.

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

  • Preventive Dental Education
  • Safe Removal of Amalgam Fillings
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Periodontal (Gum) Disease Treatment
  • Mercury & Metal Free Restorations
  • Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Smile Design & Makeovers
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Full & Partial Dentures
  • TMJ Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Sleep Dentistry & IV Sedation
  • Laser Therapy
  • Dentistry for Children
  • Treatment of Myofacial Pain
  • Snoring & Sleep Distorder Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Laser Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Invisalign: Hidden Braces
  • Neuromuscular Dentistry & Cranial Therapy
  • Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Orthodontics
  • Detoxification

Dr. Dean belongs many prestigious dental organizations, including;

  • International Association of Mercury Free Dentists (IAMFD)
  • International Association of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT)
  • Holistic Dental Association (HDA)
  • Fellowship, Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD)
  • Fellowship, International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics
  • The American Academy of Pain Management
  • The American Academy of Head, Neck & Facial Pain
  • American Association of Functional Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • California Dental Association (CDA)
  • National Dental Society of the Bay Area

Our staff is made up of highly-trained and motivated professionals who work together as a team to bring you holistic dental treatment in a healthy, warm and caring setting.

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

A Personal Note from Dr. Tom

I consider Dr. Dean to be a dedicated, well trained, experienced and caring holistic dentist. 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 am especially impressed with her dedication to mercury safe dentistry as it is such an important part of oral and overall health. I highly recommend her to anyone seeking a caring holistic and mercury free dentist.

Dr. Dean is also a Charter Member of the International Association of Mercury Free Dentists (IAMFD). Please visit her informative website to learn more about her and her approach to healthy dentistry. When you visit her office please tell her where you found out about her and say hello to her for me. Thanks!


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