Mercury Free (Amalgam Free), Mercury Safe, Holistic, Cosmetic, Family and Sports Dentistry
Dr. Leonard Fazio has practiced mercury free, mercury safe, and metal free dentistry since 1993 and he is dedicated to the practice of holistic, integrated dentistry. He was trained by the renowned Hal Huggins D.D.S., and continues to expand his knowledge on all complementary therapies and protocols used to promote oral and overall health.
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 can make educated decisions about their oral health. He fully understands the critically important relationship of oral to overall health and realizes that; "You cannot be truly healthy without good oral health!"
Safe Mercury Amalgam Filling Removal Protocols
As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Fazio is aware that mercury vapor, dental infections, and TMJ (bite) problems can have a negative impact on oral and overall health. Because of these concerns, 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, we utilize safe & proven 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 protocols to remove amalgam fillings and an explanation of what they are, Click Here.
Dr. Fazio has taken patient protection to a new level. He created and designed a Safe Room for mercury amalgam silver filling removal. This environmentally controlled treatment room is a well-designed and beautifully appointed dental operatory, built specifically for the purpose of providing a mercury-safe haven for patients seeking replacement of mercury-amalgam/silver fillings. This “positive-pressure” dental and surgical “clean room” was constructed to insure that the ambient environment would be the safest, most comfortable space to undergo dental treatment of any kind. Please Click Here to learn more about his Safe-T-Op room.
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. Fazio 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. Fazio 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 advanced continuing education courses in many areas of holistic and traditional dentistry.
Treatment and Services
We practice eco-friendly dentistry and make sincere efforts to eliminate or minimize your exposure to any toxins. 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
- Oral Cancer Screening
- Mercury & Metal Free Restorations
- Periodontal (Gum) Treatment
- Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry
- Smile Makeovers
- Tooth Whitening
- Full & Partial Dentures
- Implant Placement & Maintenance
- Full-Mouth Reconstruction
- Periodontal (Gum) Treatment
- TMJ Diagnosis & Treatment
- Biocompatible Dental Material Testing
- Family Dentistry
- Integrative Oral Surgery
- Serum Bio-Compatibility Testing
- Nutritional Counseling
- Oral and IV Conscious Sedation
- Sports Dentistry
Our office 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 health while creating an overall pleasing and natural facial appearance.
Dr. Fazio can create the smile of your dreams - just imagine yourself with a beautiful, new, natural looking smile!
Associations and Organizations
Dr. Fazio 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)
- Holistic Dental Association (HDA)
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)
- Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
- Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD)
- Foundation for Toxic Free Dentistry
- Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD)
People travel from throughout the county to be treated by Dr. Fazio and his professional, friendly and knowledgeable staff. Local, Deluxe & Economy accommodations are available in Historic Port Jefferson Village, located just down the road from the Bridgeport, CT Ferry on the Long Island Sound. Please contact us for more information.
About Dr. Fazio
Dr. Fazio 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 as possible 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.
On a personal note, Dr. Fazio is married to Jo-Ann, and together they are raising 3 healthy boys. Dr. Fazio enjoys coaching his sons in various sports including: football, basketball, soccer, baseball, and rugby. He is also a team trainer and medic, providing holistic emergency medical and dental treatment in cases of traumatic injury. This unique approach to injury management includes the use of homeopathy to complement traditional first-aid measures.
Dr. Fazio is also a long-time (long-suffering!) New York Jets season-ticket holder. He can be found in section 109, with his boys, at every home game! To let others know of your experience with Dr. Fazio please connect to Yelp by Clicking Here!
Our wonderful 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 want to thank you for considering our office for 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.
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. Fazio personally and have spoken with him many times about his holistic, mercury safe approach to dentistry. I consider him to be a dedicated, well trained, experienced and skilled holistic dentist. I am impressed with the depth of his knowledge and 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 holistic and cosmetic dentistry, along with his commitment to safely remove amalgam fillings makes him ideally suited to remove and replace them. Dr. Fazio has gone above and beyond with his state-of-the art Safe-T-Op room. I am especially impressed with his environmentally friendly approach to his dental practice and I recommend him to anyone seeking a caring holistic and mercury free dentist.
Dr. Fazio is also a Charter Member of the International Association of Mercury-Safe Dentists (IAMFD). I encourage you to visit is website to learn more about his philosophy of healthy, mercury free and holistic dentistry. When you visit his office please tell him where you found out about him and say hello to him for me. Thanks!