A. Steven Hever DDS    

Mercury Free & Mercury Safe Dentistry

Westlake Village, CA • 805-777-7447

Mercury Free (Amalgam Silver Filling Free), Mercury Safe, Holistic, Cosmetic and Family Dentistry

Dr. Steven Hever'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!"

Holistic Dentistry
Holistic 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. Hever also takes a unique Whole Body approach to oral health care; combining sound dental science, techniques, technology, and personal experience with a deep concern for his patients' health, emotional well-being and comfort.

Mercury Amalgam/Silver Filling Removal 
As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Hever is aware that mercury vapor, dental infections, and TMJ 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.

Whole Body Dental Philosophy
His Whole Body, healthy dental philosophy stresses the use of non-invasive treatment whenever possible. He will also, when appropriate, work with qualified health professionals to assist him in his efforts to return the patient to optimal oral and overall health. His Holistic - Patient First approach to dental treatment means that he treats the teeth, jaw, and related oral structures with specific regard to how that treatment will affect the entire body.

Continuing Education
Dr. Hever is a strong advocate of continuing education because it allows him to give you and your family the most modern, 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 traditional dentistry.

Treatments and Services
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
  • Safe Amalgam Filling Removal
  • Mercury Free Fillings
  • Mercury & Metal Free Restorations
  • Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Smile Makeovers
  • Tooth Whitening
  • Full & Partial Dentures
  • Implant Placement & Maintenance
  • Full-Mouth Reconstruction
  • Cerec: One Appointment Crowns
  • Invisalign: Hidden Braces
  • TMJ Diagnosis & Treatment 
  • Snoring and Sleep Disorder Evaluation
  • Oral Surgery
  • Family Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Sealants
  • Sports Dentistry
  • Mouth Guards & Night Guards 
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Stop Smoking Applicances

Associations and Organizations
Dr. Hever is associated with a number of prestigious dental organizations, including:

Our Staff
Our exceptional staff is made up of highly-trained, motivated and caring professionals. Our dedicated team works together to bring you the highest quality biological dental treatment in a healthy, warm and supportive setting.

Cosmetic Dentistry for the Stars

Dr. Haver has completed many advanced courses in cosmetic dentistry and is the cosmetic dentist for Amercian Idol staff and participants, along with other highly visible stars and personalities. To view a list of personalities he has done cosmetic dentistry for please visit Our Office Website and click on Celebrity Smiles. It would also be a good time to view our Smile Gallery.

We would be honored to add you to our list of satisfied patients and we encourage you to visit the Website to learn more about the many services and treatments our office offers.  We want to thank you for considering our office for all of your dental needs.

On a Personal Note: Dr. Haver is proud that our office sets a new standard for dentistry. How dowe do this? It is our job to give each patient a comfortable and pleasantly surprising dental experience. He is committed to the quality and consistency of care to his patients starting from your first phone call. We are truly here to serve all of your dental needs in the best way possible. 

Five Star Service
The five star service and amenities available at Finesse Dental include Sedation Dentistry, iPods and Satellite Radio, DVD movies, refreshments and aromatherapy. Many of our patients also feel relaxed in the quiet, scenic atmosphere of our dental spa resort, complete with natural wildlife and waterfalls.

As a general, Mercury Free and Mercury Safe, cosmetic dentist, Dr. Hever continues to advance the oral health and self-confidence of the residents of neighboring communities like Malibu, Thousand Oaks, Calabasa, West Lake Village, and Simi Valley; as well as offering high quality family dental care. He also gives back to these communities through various dental clinics and charities.

Dr. Hever and the Finesse Dental team want you to enjoy the finest dental experience possible. We invite you to discuss your smile goals with us, schedule a consultation with our dedicated cosmetic dentist, or to contact our Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks dental office with any questions or concerns.

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! (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 consider Dr. Hever to be a dedicated, well trained, experienced and caring holistic dentist. His concern for his patients health, his ongoing training in cosmetic and traditional dentistry; along with his commitment to safely remove amalgam fillings makes him ideally suited to remove and replace them. I highly recommend him to anyone seeking a caring holistic and mercury free dentist.

I am also 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.

Dr. Hever is a Charter Member of the International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD). I suggest you visit to his website to learn more about him and his approach to dentistry. When you visit his office please tell him where you found out about him and say hello to him for me. Thanks!

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