Hugh Thomson DMD    

Mercury Safe & Mercury Free

Kamloops, BC, Canada • 250-374-5902

Mercury Free, Mercury Safe, Holistic, Family, & Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Hugh Thomson is a holistic, mercury free and mercury safe dentist and he is dedicated to practicing safe and healthy dentistry. His mission 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 also fully understands the important relationship of oral to overall health and realizes that; "You cannot be truly healthy without good oral health!"

As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Thomson 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, our office focuses 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 amalgam removal protocols based on recommendations of the International Academy of Biological Dentistry and MedicineOral 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 healthy treatment options. Dr. Thomson also takes a unique Whole Body approach to oral health care; combining sound dental science, technology, and experience with a deep concern for his patients' emotional well-being and comfort.

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-Centered - 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. Thomson 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 and he has advanced training in many areas of holistic, cosmetic, and conventional dentistry.

Our office also uses the latest in dental equipment and technology in order to provide the patient with healthy treatment options and services, including:

  • Preventive Dental Education
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Safe Protocol for Mercury Amalgam Removal
  • Mercury & Metal Free Dental Restorations
  • Periodontal (Gum) Treatment & Care
  • TMJ Evaluation and Treatment
  • Full & Partial Dentures
  • Full Mouth Reconstruction

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

Dr. Thomson is a associated with a number of prestigious dental organization, including:

About Dr. Thomson
Dr. Thomson 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.

Our Staff
Our exceptional staff is made up of 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 thank you for considering our office for all of your dental needs. We would be honored to add you to our list of satisfied patients and we encourage you to call our office at 250-374-5902 to learn more about Dr. Thomson and the many services and treatments our office offers.

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!

A Personal Note from Dr. Tom

I know Dr. Thomson personally and consider him to be a very experienced, skilled, and knowledgeable mercury free dentist. He has had advanced post-graduate training in all aspects of general, mercury free, cosmetic, and biological dentistry. His experience, training, and his whole body approach to dentistry makes him highly qualified to safely remove and replace mercury amalgam (silver) fillings.

His unique training and background also allows him to fully understands the critically important relationship between oral and overall health.

Dr. Thomson offers many alternative dental treatments and stresses individualized dental care. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone seeking a dentist for any reason; but especially for those seeking a mercury free and biological dentist. He is also a Charter Member of the IAMFD. When you visit his office, please let him know where you found out about him and say hello to him from me. Thanks!

We'd love to Hear From You! In order to provide the best service possible we encourage feedback from patients. If you select Dr. Thomson as your dentist we'd appreciate it if you would please email us and let us know you did. Click Here to Email Us .  . . . and thank you in advance! 

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