At Dr. Joel Singer DMD, 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. Joel 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. Joel 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

About a year ago I had switched to Dr. Singer. It was not until recently that I needed anything more then a cleaning. BTW the cleanings are the best I have ever had. Back to the recent work, I have a needle phobia a pretty big one. I was assured that I was in good hands. The truth be told I was in excellent hands. Never felt an injection and I had quite a few followed by 3 hours of work. It was a great experience and I’m so happy I made the change to Dr. Singer!
Holly O'Rourke
18:13 06 Jul 20
I have been a patient for a while and have only good things to say about Dr. Singer’s practice. The office is immaculate and the entire staff is friendly, efficient, caring and highly skilled. Dr. Singer takes time and explains what he’s doing every step of the way and after procedures he follows up himself to make sure all is well which it always is. I recently needed an emergency visit during the pandemic and knew that his office would be safe to visit because of their history of best hygienic practices. They now adhere to an even higher standard ensuring the safety of staff and patients alike.
Lynn Buzzerio
00:03 26 Jun 20
The Staff is Friendly, and well organized. The office is ultra clean .They take the COVID virus very seriously The staff wears a mask and they require the patients to wear a mask in the common area. Air purifier system is on in each area of the office.They clean the rooms prior to each patient coming in. Dr. Joel Singer, explains everything prior to any procedure. I highly recommend thisoffice.
Pina Basone
01:31 25 Jun 20
I had a comfortable, pleasant experience. All staff were friendly, professional and helpful. The technical staff was very competent and office procedures were numerous and created confidence in my safety. All staff had a gentle touch, lots of information and Dr. Singer was great. Thank you for your many kindnesses at difficult time.
Ria Sklar
22:13 22 Jun 20
Comforting crew and dentist. They reply to your needs. You feel safe.
Matthew Silver
22:03 21 Jun 20
Prior to the Covid pandemic, the office of Joel Singer was always clean, with up to date technology and instruments. With this being my first time at the office after the NJ shutdown, I have found nothing has changed. The staff is amazing and I noticed, and shown, some items that are now there to clean/circulate the office air on a regular basis. They are following all rules to ensure nobody gets sick. My actually procedure took 2 hours in the chair and I found it very relaxing, with Dr. Singer explaining every move he made. I am particularly grateful for the follow-up call that night to see how I was feeling as it was an intense procedure. I highly recommend the office of Dr. Singer for your dental needs.
Lisa Alburtus
16:00 19 Jun 20
The office is super clean. They do everything they can to make us feel safe, taken cafe of, and welcomed. Specially now, in the midst of the Covid-19 scare, I am grateful for their great effort. Thank you Dr. Singer and staff!
Keiko Osumi
16:48 17 Jun 20
Dr. Singer is highly knowledgeable, holistic-minded and a certified SMART dentist with the IAOMT which was very important to me. He uses digital x-rays, non-toxic materials, ozonated water, and an added plus is the office is very relaxing and spa-like. I have had deep cleanings, fillings, crowns and amalgam removals. All work are been done perfectly and safely. This type of dentist is very hard to find and I’m so grateful to have him locally. I highly recommend Dr. Singer and team.
jessica wolfe
17:33 16 Jun 20

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