David Lerner,  DDS, PC, C.Ac., FIND    

Mercury Free (Amalgam Free) & Mercury Safe Dentistry

Yorktown Heights, NY • 914-245-4041

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

Dr. David Lerner'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!"

As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Lerner 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/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 treatment options. Dr. Lerner 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. Lerner 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 dental office uses state-of-the-art technology, with the latest in modern and safe dental equipment. We offer numerous treatment options, including;

  • Preventive Dental Education
  • Digital X Rays
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Mercury & Metal Free Restorations
  • Biocompatible Dentistry
  • Strict & Safe Protocols for Removing Mercury Amalgam (Silver) Fillings
  • Biocompatibility Testing
  • Acupuncture
  • Cranial Sacral Therapy
  • Comprehensive Orthodontic Treatment (Dental Somatic Integration)
  • Applied Kinesiology
  • TMJ Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Full & Partial Dentures
  • Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Tooth Whitening
  • Root Canal Diagnosis & Holistic Treatment
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Herbology
  • Homeopathy

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.


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

Associations & Organizations
Dr. Lerner is a member of a number of prestigious dental organizations, including:

  • Charter Member, International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD)
  • International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT)

About Dr. Lerner
Dr. Lerner has been mercury free since 1983 and takes a Whole Body (Holistic) approach to dentistry that tends to the health of the mouth in relation to the whole person. Our innovative approach to dental care bridges the gap between modern dental technology and ageless traditions of natural and safe healing protocols.

He believes that there is a new paradigm emerging in health care, one that focuses on the process of health and wellness instead of solely on the treatment of disease. As your Oral Health Doctor I believe that his new approach to medicine embraces both modern science and knowledge drawn from the world's great traditions of natural healing.

A serious study of these traditions reveals certain truths that can be applied to promote health and well being. These basic principles form the foundation for all Holistic Health Practices. Amongst these is the need for healthful nutrition, the elimination of toxins, and the maintenance of physical, mental and energetic balance.

In light of the above, our Center for Holistic Dentistry offers an innovative approach oral health. When applied to the practice of Holistic Dental Medicine the principles of natural healing may be stated as follows:

•Proper nutrition for the prevention and reversal of degenerative dental disease;
•Avoidance and /or the elimination of toxins from dental materials or infection;
•Prevention and treatment of dental malocclusion (physical imbalance); and
•Prevention and/ or elimination of energetic (electromagnetic) disturbances.

Our Staff
At the Center for Holistic Dentistry, our exceptional holistic dental team is highly trained and motivated and work together to make your dental experience both positive and rewarding. We would be honored to add you to our list of satisfied patients and encourage you to visitOur Office Website to learn more about Dr. Lerner and the many services and treatments he offers. Thank you for considering our office for your dental needs and look forward to meeting you.


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

Dr. Lerner belongs to a number of highly regarded dental organizations, including the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology my Mercury Safe Dentist Association. These organizations encourage taking a integrative, whole-body approach to dental treatment and promote patient education. His approach to healthy dentistry includes the understanding that you cannot be healthy without good oral health and he takes this into consideration when planning his patients dental treatment.

I know and have spoken to Dr. Lerner and consider him to be a caring, highly trained, skilled and experienced dentist. His commitment to quality, health-focused dentistry, his ongoing dedication to continuing education, and his concern for his patients health and well being, makes him ideally suited to safely remove and replace mercury amalgam fillings.

Dr. Lerner is a charter member of my Mercury Safe Dentist Association and I highly recommend him to anyone seeking a mercury free, mercury safe, and compassionate dentist. I recommend visiting his website to learn more about his whole-body approach to 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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