At Dr. Joel Singer DDS, we practice an alternative approach to dentistry where we recognize the connection between the health of your teeth and gums with your overall health. This includes the use of safe, non-toxic restorative materials and technology, the prevention and elimination or infections, and support of your overall well-being. 

While we do practice standard dentistry, we include holistic measures as an added benefit to patients.  Here are 7 questions you should always ask your holistic dentist:

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    Is your office mercury-free/mercury-safe?

    Most offices claim to be “mercury-free” because they no longer place Amalgam(silver-mercury fillings). A Mercury-Safe practice will have specfic protocols and techniques to protect you, while safely treating teeth that have mercury fillings present.

    Our office is Mercury-Safe and has been for about 20 years!

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    Is the doctor part of the IAOMT?

    The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology is a global non-profit network of dentists, health professionals, and scientists who research the biocompatibility of dental products, including the risks of mercury fillings, fluoride, root canals, and jawbone osteonecrosis.
    Dr. Singer is an Accredited long-term member of the IAOMT having passed both a written and oral board examination with the IAOMT credentialing committee.

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    Is your office SMART certified?

    SMART is the Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique as described and regulation by the IAOMT. Our office has been practicing safe mercury amalgam removal as per IAOMT recommendations for 20 years, even before they began SMART certification.

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    Does the office use digital x-rays?

    Digital dental x-rays use up to 90% less radiation than traditional dental x-rays. We have invested in this technology for the many benefits it offers, most importantly your health and safety. Dental x-rays are used to evaluate teeth for cavities, to verify the fit of fillings and crowns, to rule out cysts and tumors and more. Digital x-rays give us immediate, high quality images that are easily stored and shared and offer benefits that greatly outweigh the minimal risk as compared to the x-rays we were taking just several years ago.

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    Do you use biocompatible materials?

    Yes, the materials we’ve chosen to use in our office are free of heavy metals, BPA-free and non-toxic. Biocompatibility testing via blood test is an option for those with unusual allergies or sensitivities.

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    Does this office offer Ozone?

    Ozone is “super-charged” oxygen. It is non-toxic, yet it kills pathogens (bacteria, viruses, mold…) much more effectively than bleach, and safely with no toxic by-products. It is produced in our office using specific medical grade equipment and medical oxygen. It is prepared as ozonized water, ozone gas and ozone infused oils. We use it in our office for many procedures including periodontal (gum) disease tratement, disinfecting cavities and root canal treatment, in all the water used in treatment and more.

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    Does your office provide root canal treatment?

    Endodontic, or root canal theory is somewhat controversial in Holistic Dentistry. When the nerve inside a tooth is damaged due to deep cavity or trauma, then, a decision has to be made whether to treat and keep the tooth, or extract the tooth. Some teeth should not be kept; some infected teeth will never heal properly, and some patients should probably not have a root canal treatment. Every patient and every situation is different, and Dr. Singer will offer the guidance you need to make the best decision for you. When we choose to do root canal therapy we use ozone water and gas to disinfect the tooth as well as sealing the tooth with biocompatible root canal fillers.

patient testimonials

EVERY PATIENT HAS A STORY

Great results. My teeth look amazing, and the staff is professional.
Bridget D'Arco
Bridget D'Arco
17:10 19 Dec 19
Top-notch dentist, and excellent staff. Customer experience is flawless. Explains all procedures and steps, patient and makes you feel at ease during the procedure. Highly recommend this office!
DeAraujo F Ray
DeAraujo F Ray
00:34 04 Sep 19
I had an appointment with Dr. Singer today.I’m a Dental Hygienist, and I knew that I had a complicated cosmetic situation today.I had full confidence that Dr. Singer would do an excellent job. I was very comfortable throughout my appointment. His Dental Assistant, his Hygienist, and front desk staff are all wonderful, also.
Carolyn Winter
Carolyn Winter
00:04 31 Jan 19
When you visit Dr. Singer's, you are in great hands...the entire staff is friendly, courteous, and highly competent!!! If you are looking for a new dentist, Dr. Singer's in Fort Lee is the place to go!!!
Dick Barnett
Dick Barnett
21:09 05 Nov 18
Dr. Singer has been my dentist for a number of years now. He and his staff are excellent and very responsive.
Terry Swarn
Terry Swarn
18:29 28 Oct 18
Excellent service, good rates, to the point. Dr. Singer removed all the mercury from my mouth, and they cleaned my teeth. It took no time to recover. I felt safe, and cared for. Singer's team has a lot of patience for questions. I was surprised, its difficult to find a good dentist.
Matthew Silver
Matthew Silver
16:49 05 Jan 18
Dr. Singer and staff are THE BEST!!! From the moment you walk in till the moment you leave they excel at providing and exceptional experience. You guys rock!!!
Jean-Pierre Pereira
Jean-Pierre Pereira
19:01 30 Dec 16
Love this group!!! Highly recommend them! You won't be disappointed! They make you feel super comfortable and at ease with the dental process, from teeth cleaning to any dental work that you need. The whole staff is amazing �
Liz Daibes
Liz Daibes
01:59 02 Dec 16

(201) 429-0097

327 Bridge Plaza North
Fort Lee, NJ 07024