Mercury Free (Amalgam Silver Filling Free), Mercury Safe, Holistic, Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
Dr. Trok is a mercury-free (amalgam/silver filling-free) and mercury-safe dentist and he is dedicated to practicing safe and state of the art 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 fully understands the important relationship of oral to overall health and realizes that; "You cannot be truly healthy without good oral health!"
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 healthy treatment options. Because of his advanced dental training and emphasis on total health, Dr. Trok takes a unique Whole Body approach to oral health care; combining sound dental science and technical experience with a deep concern for his patients’ physical and emotional well-being and comfort.
Safe Mercury Amalgam/Silver Filling Removal Protocols
As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Trok is aware that mercury vapor and dental infections, and TMJ (bite) problems can have a negative impact on 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 for safely removing amalgam fillings based on the recommendations of New Directions Dentistry, which has set the standard for practicing mercury safe dentistry. Dr. Trok has been Certified as having completed its course in Minimizing Occupational Exposure to Mercury at the Dental Office: How to Make the Dental Practice Mercury Safe.
We also incorporate the 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.
Whole Body Dental Philosophy
His Whole Body, healthy dental treatment philosophy stresses the use of best dental materials and non-invasive treatment whenever possible. He also works closely with highly qualified health practitioners 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 regard to how that treatment will affect the entire body.
Dr. Trok 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 in holistic, cosmetic, and conventional dentistry in order to provide his patients with the most advanced dental care possible.
Treatments and Services
Our office also uses the latest in dental equipment and technology in order to provide the patient with numerous treatment options and services, including:
- Digital X-Rays
- Preventive Dental Treatment and Patient Education
- Periodontal (Gum) Treatment
- Safe Amalgam Filling Removal
- Oral Cancer Screening
- Mercury-Free (Amalgam/Silver-Free) Fillings
- Mercury & Metal Free Restorations
- Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry
- Invisalign: Hidden Braces
- Smile Makeovers
- Tooth Whitening
- Full & Partial Dentures
- Implant Placement & Maintenance
- Full-Mouth Reconstruction
- TMJ Diagnosis & Treatment
- Snoring and Sleep Disorder Evaluation
- Oral Surgery
- Family Dentistry
- Sports Dentistry
- Mouth Guards & Night Guards
- Root Canal Therapy
- Nutritional Consulting
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. Trok can create the smile of your dreams - just imagine yourself with a beautiful, new, natural looking smile! Click Here to view our Before and After Photo Gallery.
Associations & Organizations
Dr. Trok is associated with a number of prestigious dental organizations, including:
About Dr. Trok
Dr. Trok 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.
His number one responsibility to every patient is to listen to their concerns, which in turn leads to an exchange of ideas. This give-and-take approach helps develop trusting relationships that encourage people to share values, identify problems, take ownership, and make appropriate treatment decisions. Communication is the key to understanding. Dr. Trok enjoys a “patient-centered” practice, where care given is comprehensive, personalized, quality-centered and highly service-oriented.
On a more personal note, Dr. Trok volunteers at the Matthew 25 Dental Clinic in Fort Wayne as well as the Pro Papa Missions in Honduras, where he performs routine oral surgery procedures. He is married to Deborah, has two daughters, Jennifer and Julie, and currently resides in Fort Wayne. John’s favorite activities include fly tying and fishing, gardening, woodworking, jewelry making, and religious education at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.
Our fantastic staff is made up of highly-trained, dedicated, caring and motivated professionals who work together as a unique team to bring you the highest quality holistic dental treatment in a healthy, caring, 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 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 spoken with Dr. Trok and believe him to be a dedicated, well trained, experienced and caring 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 cosmetic and traditional dentistry; along with his commitment to safely remove amalgam/silver fillings makes him ideally suited to remove and replace them. I am especially impressed with his dedication to Patient Education as it is such an important part of oral and overall health. I highly recommend him to anyone seeking a caring holistic and mercury-safe dentist.
Dr. Trok is also 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!