Mercury Free (Amalgam Silver Filling Free), Mercury Safe, Holistic, Cosmetic, Laser, and Orthodontic Dentistry
Dr. Lorie Miller Stevens practices holistic, mercury-free (amalgam/silver filling free) and mercury-safe dentistry and she is dedicated to the practice of quality, patient-oriented dentistry. Her goal is to treat her patients in the most healthy, caring, holistic way possible and to share information about dental wellness with her patients so that they may make educated decisions about their oral health. She fully understands the important relationship of oral to overall health and realizes that; "You cannot be truly healthy without good oral health!"
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. Given her advanced training and emphasis on total health, Dr. Miller Stevens 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 her patients' physical and emotional well-being and comfort.
Safe Amalgam/Silver Filling Removal Protocols
As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Miller Stevens 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, 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 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.
To accomplish this, we utilize removal protocols for safely removing amalgam fillings based on the recommendations of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) and New Directions Dentistry (NDD), which has set the standard for practicing mercury safe dentistry.
Dr. Stevens has completed the NDD course, and received her Certification, in How to Make Your Practice Mercury Safe - Minimizing Occupational Exposure to Mercury in the Dental Office. This is the only course of its kind offered to dentists and qualifies her to remove mercury amalgam fillings safely, protecting herself, her staff, herpatients and the environment from excessive and unnecessary exposure to mercury vapor at the dental office. For more information about why we use safe removal protocols and an explanation of what they are, Click Here.
Whole Body Dental Philosophy
Dr. Miller Steven's Whole Body philosophy also stresses the use of biocompatible dental materials whenever possible. She 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 Holistic - Patient First - approach to dentistry means that she treats the teeth, jaw, and related oral structures, with specific regard to how that treatment will affect the entire body.
Dr. Miller Stevens is a strong advocate of continuing education because it allows her to give you and your family the best, state-of-the-art dental care. Each year she takes many hours of continuing education courses in holistic and conventional dentistry in order to provide her patients with the most advanced dental care possible.
Treatments and Services
Dr. Miller Stevens is a pioneer of a computerized, high-tech, soft touch office. She has used computerized practice management since 1991. Our office uses the latest in dental equipment and technology in order to provide the patient with many 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
- Smile Makeovers
- Tooth Whitening
- Full & Partial Dentures
- Implant Dentistry
- Full Mouth Reconstruction
- Oral Surgery
- Root Canal Therapy
- Orthodontics & Invaslign
- Laser Dentistry
- Sedation Dentistry
- Family Dentistry
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. Miller Stevenscan create the smile of your dreams - just imagine yourself with a beautiful, new, natural looking smile!
Associations and Organizations
Dr. Miller Stevens belongs to a number of prestigious dental organizations, including;
About Dr. Miller Stevens
Dr. Miller Stevens has devoted her dental career to practicing healthy, holistic, non-invasive, biocompatible dentistry. She is also a proponent of making the dental office occupationally safe regarding mercury and she strives to protect the patient, the staff, and the environment from excessive and unnecessary exposure to mercury at the dental office.
In 1991, Dr. Lorie Miller Stevens, a native of Sylvester, Georgia, and a Gainesville, GA dentist, founded Love My Smile Dental. Dr. Stevens first trained as a dental hygienist at Darton College in Albany, Georgia, and then graduated class of 1988 from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. She has accomplished prestigious achievements throughout her career and has served organized dentistry since 1990. She is in the one percent of dentists who achieved the distinction MAGD, Master in the Academy of General Dentistry, one of the most respected designations in the profession. This accomplishment meets the highest criteria for professional excellence.
Our staff is made up of highly-trained, motivated and caring professionals. Our team works together to bring you the highest quality biological dental treatment in a healthy, warm and supportive setting. Your comfort is our priority and we offer many amenities - come relax and listen to music or watch a movie on our overhead DVD while in treatment. Enjoy our low level lighting and chair massages.
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 the many services and treatments our office offers. We want to thank you for considering our office for your dental needs. (Click Here to read what many of our satisfied patients have to say about Dr. Lorie.
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. Miller Stevens personally and consider her to be an exceptionally well-trained, experienced and caring holistic dentist. I have a great deal of respect for her as a persona and dentist and am impressed with the depth of her knowledge, training, and understanding about the critically important relationship of oral to overall health. 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 commitment to educating her patients and dedication to mercury-safe dentistry and the importance of oral health as it is such an important part of overall health. I highly recommend her to anyone seeking a caring holistic and mercury free dentist.
She is a Charter Member of the International Association of Mercury-Safe Dentists (IAMSD) and a member of the prestigious IAOMT. I encourage you to visit her 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 and her staff for me. Thanks!