David A. Ball DDS, AIOAMT, MAGD    

Mercury Free & Mercury Safe Dentistry

Chillicothe, OH • 740-775-5544


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

Dr. David Ball's office is mercury free (mercury 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 Mercury Amalgam Filling Removal Protocols
As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Ball 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.

We believe it is important to protect the patient, the environment, and our staff from exposure to excessive and unnecessary occupational exposure to mercury during the amalgam removal process. Making the dental office mercury safe is supported by the American Dental Association (ADA) and other dental organizations. 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 Association of Mercury Safe Dentistry (IAMSD), 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/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. Ball 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. Ball 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 healthy treatment options and services, including:

  • Crowns & Bridges
  • Implants
  • Extractions
  • Root Canals
  • Sedation
  • Tooth Colored Fillings
  • Dentures and Partials
  • Veneers
  • Dental Bonding
  • Preventive Dental Treatment and Education
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Safe Amalgam (silver) Filling Removal
  • Mercury & Metal Free Restorations
  • Periodontal (Gum) Treatment
  • Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Tooth Whitening
  • TMJ Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Biocompatible Dental Material Testing
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Family Dentistry
  • Oral Surgery
  • Fastbraces
  • Non-surgical gum treatment

Cosmetic Dentistry
Dr. Ball is associated with a number of prestigious dental organizations, including (click on the organizations below to find out more about them):

About Dr. Ball
Dr. Ball has devoted 35 years of his life to his dental career, 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.

Dr. David Ball is a native of Chillicothe, Ohio.  He received a Bachelor of Science Degree at Bowling Green State University of Ohio in the fields of Biology, Chemistry and Psychology.  He continued his education and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Ohio State University, College of Dentistry. 

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.

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 know Dr. Ball and he is a highly trained, experienced and skilled biological 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.

His ongoing training in holistic, cosmetic and traditional 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. Ball is also a Charter Member of the International Association of Mercury-Safe Dentists (IAMSD) and a respected member of the renowned International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT). When you visit his office, please let him know where you found out about him and say hello to him from me. Thanks!

We Want to Hear From You! In order to provide the best service possible we encourage feedback from patients. If you select Dr. Ball as your dentist we'd appreciate it if you would please email us and let us know you did. Click Here to Email Us .  . . . and thank you in advance!


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