Richard J. Chanin DMD    

Mercury Safe & Mercury Free (Amalgam Filling Free)

Cincinnati, OH • 513-729-2800

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

Dr. Richard Chanin's office is mercury-free (amalgam-free) and mercury-safe and he is dedicated to the practice of holistic, integrated 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 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!"

Safe Mercury Amalgam/Silver Filling Removal Protocols
As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Chanin is aware that mercury vapor and dental infections 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 based on recommendations of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT), the Holistic Dental Association (HDA), 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.

Holistic Dentistry
Holistic dentistry is a philosophy that recognizes that the teeth and associated structures are a part of the whole body. Because of this important relationship, we offer a wide range of healthy treatment options. Dr. Chanin also takes a unique Whole Body approach to oral health care; combining sound dental science and technical experience with a deep concern for his patients' emotional well-being and comfort.

Whole Body Dental Philosophy
This Whole Body philosophy stresses the use of safe 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 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. Chanin 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 traditional dentistry in order to provide his patients with the most advanced dental care possible.

He has studied nutrition, homeopathy, kinesiology, iridology, and acupuncture and has developed his own system for those who suffer from different types of craniomandibular disorders.

Treatments and Services
Our office uses the latest in dental equipment and technology in order to provide the patient with healthy treatment options and services, including:

  • Safe Amalgam Filling Removal
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Mercury & Metal Free Restorations
  • Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Smile Makeovers
  • Tooth Whitening
  • Full & Partial Dentures
  • Preventive Dental Treatment and Education
  • TMJ Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Biocompatible Dental Material Testing
  • Oral Health Care Products

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

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

About Dr. Chanin
Dr. Chanin 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 graduated from the State University of New York and received his DMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania.  He was a member of the holistic health center, Holistic  Perspectives, in Cincinnati and later served as the Director of the center for five years. He is very active in the IAOMT, having served on the Board of Directors, achieving mastership, and lecturing at their semi-annual conferences about the concepts of biological 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

Dr. Chanin belongs to a number of highly regarded holistic dental organizations, including the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, the Holistic Dental Association and my Mercury Safe Association. These organizations encourage taking a holistic, whole-body approach to dental treatment and promotes patient education. His integrated 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've met Dr. Chanin and agree with his approach to mercury safe, holistic dentistry. I know him to be a caring, highly trained, skilled and experienced dentist. His commitment to healthy dentistry, his ongoing dedication to continuing education, and his concern for his patients total health and well being, makes him ideally suited to safely remove and replace mercury amalgam fillings.

Dr. Chanin is a charter member of my mercury free dentist association and I highly recommend him to anyone seeking a mercury free, holistic and caring dentist. I encourage you to visit his website to learn more about him and his perspective on holistic dental treatment. 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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