Mercury Free (Amalgam Silver Filling Free), Mercury Safe, Holistic, Cosmetic, and Family Dentistry
Dr. Gary Walton's office is mercury-free (amalgam silver filling-free) and mercury-safe and he is cdedicated to the practice of healthy 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/Silver Filling Removal Protocols
As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Walton 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.
To accomplish this, we utilize removal protocols based on recommendations of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) 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/Biological 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. Dr. Walton also takes a unique Whole Body approach to oral health care; combining sound dental science, modern technology, and years of experience with a deep concern for his patients' physical health and emotional well-being and comfort.
Whole Body Dental Philosophy
This Whole Body philosophy stresses the use of 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 - Patient First 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. Walton 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 in holistic and traditional dentistry in order to provide his patients with the most advanced dental care possible.
Treatments and Services Offered
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 Education
- Periodontal (Gum) Treatment
- Safe Amalgam Filling Removal
- Oral Cancer Screening
- Mercury & Metal Free Restorations
- Mercury Free Fillings
- Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry
- Root Canal Therapy
- Smile Makeovers
- Tooth Whitening
- Full & Partial Dentures
- Implant Dentistry
- Full Mouth Reconstruction
- TMJ Diagnosis & Treatment
- Biocompatible Dental Material Testing
- Family Dentistry
- CEREC Single Visit Restorations
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. Walton can create the smile of your dreams - just imagine yourself with a beautiful, new, natural looking smile! Click Here to view our Smile Gallery.
About Dr. Gary Walton
Dr. Walton has devoted his dental career to practicing healthy, holistic, non-invasive, biocompatible dentistry. He is also a proponent of making the dental office occupationally safe regarding mercury and he strives to protect the patient, the staff, and the environment from excessive and unnecessary exposure to mercury at the dental office.
Dr. Walton graduated in 1973 from Pike High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. He then graduated from Ball State University in 1977. He went on to graduate from Indiana School of Dentistry in 1980. One year later he married Karen, and they now have three children. When he is not taking care of his patients, Dr. Walton enjoys spending his time with his family and playing golf, tennis, going fishing, biking, and hiking.
Associations & Organizations
Dr. Walton is associated with a number of prestigious dental organizations, including:
- International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD)
- International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT)
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)
Our staff is made up of dedicated, highly-trained, caring and motivated professionals who work together as a team to bring you the highest quality biological dental treatment in a healthy, warm 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 thank you for considering our office for all of your dental needs. Please Click Here to read Testimonials from our satisfied patients.
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 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.)
A Personal Note from Dr. Tom
Dr. Walton belongs to a number of highly regarded dental organizations, including the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology my Mercury Safe Dentist Association. These organizations encourage taking a integrative, whole-body approach to dental treatment and promotes patient education. His approach to healthy dentistry includes the understanding that you cannot be healthy without good oral health and he takes this into consideration when planning his patients dental treatment.
I consider Dr. Walton to be a caring, highly trained, skilled and experienced dentist. His commitment to quality dentistry, his ongoing dedication to continuing education, and his concern for his patients health and well being, makes him ideally suited to safely remove and replace mercury amalgam fillings.
Dr. Walton is a charter member of my mercury safe dentist association and I highly recommend him to anyone seeking a mercury free and compassionate dentist. I recommend visiting his website to learn more about his whole-body approach to dentistry. When you visit his office, please let him know where you found out about him and say hello to him from me. Thanks!