Mercury Free (Amalgam Free), Mercury Safe, Holistic, Family, & Cosmetic Dentistry
Dr. Ray Behm's office is mercury free (amalgam/silver filling-free) and mercury safe and he is dedicated to the practice of health-based 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 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. Behm 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.
We believe it is important to protect the patient, the environment, and our staff from exposure to excessive and unnecessary occupational exposure to mercury during the amalgam removal process. Doing so is supported by the ADA and other dental organizations.
Dr. Behm Accredited at the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) to utilize safe amalgam removal protocols. He also belongs to the International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD), 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. Behm 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.
Whole Body Dental Philosophy
This Whole Body philosophy stresses the use of most biocompatible dental materials as 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. Behm believes that continuing education is a powerful tool that allows him to give you 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.
Treatments and Services
Our office also uses the latest in dental equipment, techniques, and technology in order to provide the patient with the best healthy treatment options and services, including:
- Digital X Rays
- Safe Amalgam Filling Removal
- 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
- Full Mouth Reconstruction
- Nutritional Counseling
- Cavitation Tratment
- TMJ Diagnosis & Treatment
- Biocompatible Dental Material Testing
- Kinesiology (muscle testing)
- Jaw Infection Examination & Treatment
- Headache Diagnosis
- Oral Health Care Products
- Ozone Therapy
- Cavitation Surgery
- Root Canals
Natural Dentistry 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. Behm can create the smile of your dreams - just imagine yourself with a beautiful, new, natural looking smile!
Organizations and Associations
Dr. Behm belongs to a number prestigious dental organizations, including:
- International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD)
- Accredited Member: International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT)
- American Academy of Biological Dentistry (AABD)
- Holistic Dental Association (HDA)
- Dental Amalgam Mercury Syndrome (DAMS)
- Price-Pottinger Foundation
- Consumers for Dental Choice
- Environmental Dental Association
- Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dental Studies (LVI)
- Eco-Dentistry Association
- International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine (IABDM)
- Holistic Dental Org
- Holistic Dental Network
- Consumers for Dental Choice
About Dr. Behm
Dr. Behm 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.
"We are a team of health centered professionals dedicated to excellence and wellness. Our mission is to share information of wellness with our clients so that they may make informed choices about their dental health." 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 Office Website to learn more about Dr. Behm and the many services and treatments our office offers. We thank you for considering our office for all of 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 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 or Tom McGuire, DDS.
A Personal Note from Dr. Tom
I've know Dr. Behm for many years and consider him to be a highly trained, dedicated, 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 effort to educate his patients. He utilizes his knowledge and training when designing dental treatment plans for his patients.
His ongoing post-graduate training in holistic, cosmetic ,and traditional dentistry and his concern for the safe removal of amalgam fillings makes him ideally suited to remove and replace them. I highly recommend him to anyone seeking a caring health focused, mercury free and mercury safe dentist.
Dr. Behm is active in the efforts to educate the public that dental treatment is critically important to overall health and to advance healthy, mercury safe, and biocompatible dentistry. He is also a Charter Member of the International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD) and a respected member of the renowned International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT). When you visit his office, please let him know where you found out about him and say hello to him from me. Thanks!