Leonard Kundel DMD    

Mercury Free & Mercury Safe Dentistry

Stamford, CT • 203-487-6020


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

Dr. Kundel'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 Amalgam/Silver Filling Removal Protocols
As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Kundel is aware that mercury vapor, dental infections, and TMJ (bite) 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.

To accomplish this, we utilize safe & proven 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 protocols to remove amalgam fillings and an explanation of what they are, Click Here.

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. Kundel also 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 his patients' physical health and emotional well-being and comfort.

Whole Body Dental Philosophy
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-Focused - 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.

Continuing Education
Dr. Kundel 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 and convential 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 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
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • TMJ Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Snoring & Sleep Apnea Treatment
  • Mouth Guards & Night Guards
  • Biocompatible Dental Material Testing
  • Invisalign Orthodontics
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Family Dentistry

Cosmetic 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.

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

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

  • International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD)
  • International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT)
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID)
  • Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
  • American Academy of Craniofacial Pain
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • American Academy of Pain Management
  • Certified Oral Systemic Balance Practitioner

About Dr. Kundel

Dr. Kundel 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 as possible 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.

 

He is a 1999 graduate of Tufts University School of Dentistry. Following a year of residency at Montefiore Hospital and several assosiateships, he established a private practice in Stamford, Connecticut. He has focused his expertise towards advanced aesthetic rehabilitation, comprehensive periodontal management, facial pain, TMD/TMJ therapy, sleep dentistry and general dentistry.

 

Due to his awareness of the mouth/body connection, Dr. Kundel practices an aggressive state-of-the-art approach toward treating chronic oral inflammatory diseases known to increase risk factors for common medical problems.

 

As the current medical/legal standards-of-care shift to mandate multi-disciplinary management of compromising medical conditions, Dr. Kundel has created strong alliances with, and works closely with many physicians in the regional medical community to help them elevate their care of patients to these new standards. Dr. Kundel’s purpose is to build a bridge between the medical and dental communities to benefit patients, and to help doctors avoid the problems associated with failure to diagnose and treat important medical diseases related to the presence of chronic oral infections, the emerging “Oral – Systemic Connection.”

 

In the recent years, Dr. Kundel has gone through several paradigm shifts that allowed him to treat people more effectively not just intra-orally but systemically as well. This change is not possible, however, without the input of a patient’s physician. It is being shown again and again that collaborative efforts between specialists brings the best result. In the case of dentist/physician collaboration, the results are practically miraculous.

 

Our Staff
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. Click Here to read Testimonials from our many satisfied patients.

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've met and spoken with Dr. Kundel and consider hin to be a very dedicated, highly trained, experienced and skilled, caring, holistic and mercury safe 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.

Dr. Kundel is exceptionally well-trained in many areas of holistic and traditional dentistry. His advanced and ongoing training in holistic, traditional and cosmetic 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 and mercury free dentist.

Dr. Kundel is also a Charter Member of the International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD) and a member of the prestigious IAOMT. I encourage you to visit his website to learn more about his philosophy of mercury free and healthy dentistry. When you visit his office, please let him know where you found out about him and say hello to him from me. Thanks!


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