Holistic Dental Arts Center Dr. Ayman Zraiqat is a holistic, mercury-safe (amalgam/silver filling-free) and mercury safe dentist and he is dedicated to practicing safe and healthy dentistry. His mission 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 also fully understands the important relationship of oral to overall health and realizes that, "You cannot be truly healthy without good oral health!" Additionally, he has the experience and the credentials (that exceed most, if not all, dental practitioners in the area) to provide you truly holistic dental care and expert guidance. He takes a unique Whole Body approach to oral health care; combining sound dental science, technology, and experience with a deep concern for his patients' emotional well-being and comfort. He is associated with a number of prestigious dental organizations, including: -Board Certified in Integrative Biologic Dental Medicine by the American College of Integrative Dental Medicine (ACIDM). -SMART (Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique) Certified by the International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology (IAOMT) in safe removal of mercury fillings. -Proficient in the principles and fundamentals of biocompatible dentistry and was awarded the Certificate of Accreditation by the International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology. Read more about IAOMT Accreditation. -Dr. Zraiqat Has More Than 15 Years of Experience Practicing Biologic Dentistry. -A member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT). -Founding Member and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ozonotherapy (AAOT). -A member of the Holistic Dental Association (HDA) and the Academy of Biomimetic Dentistry (ABD). -Certified in Safe Amalgam Removal by International Association of Mercury-Safe Dentists (IAMSD). Safe Mercury Amalgam/Silver Filling Removal Protocols As your Oral Health Doctor, Dr. Zraiqat is aware that mercury vapor, dental infections, and TMJ (bite) problems can have a negative impact on oral and overall health. Because of this concern, our office focuses on patient education and strive to remove mercury amalgam (silver) fillings in a safe way. To accomplish this, we utilize removal protocols for safely removing amalgam fillings based on the recommendations of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) and New Directions Dentistry (NDD), which has set the standard for practicing mercury safe dentistry. Dr. Zraiqat has completed the NDD course, and received his Certification, in How to Make Your Practice Mercury Safe- Minimizing Occupational Exposure to Mercury in the Dental Office. This is the only course of its kind offered to dentists and qualifies him to remove mercury amalgam fillings safely, protecting himself, his staff, his patients, and the environment from excessive and unnecessary exposure to mercury vapor at the dental office. 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 healthy treatment options. Dr. Zraiqat also takes a unique Whole Body approach to oral health care; combining sound dental science, technology, and 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 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-Centered - 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. Ozone Therapy Dr. Zraiqat is a founding member of the American Academy of Ozonotherapy and has had extensive training in ozone therapy. Ozone Therapy in dentistry has a number of uses to support traditional dental treatment. These include disinfecting the bacteria that causes tooth decay, support for periodontal treatment and as a support treatment to help disinfect root canals. This effective, non-toxic, non-invasive treatment has been shown to be effective in the right situation. Please ask us if this therapy is right for you. Biomimetic Dentistry Dr. Zraigat also practices Biomimetic dentistry. Biomimetic dentistry, a type of tooth-conserving dentistry, treats weak, fractured, and decayed teeth in a way that keeps them strong and seals them from bacterial invasion. In dental practices around the world, Biomimetic Dentistry has practically eliminated cutting teeth down for crowns and destructive root canal treatment. Patients are happier and often spend less compared to conventional treatment. For more information please Click Here. Continuing Education Dr. Zraiqat 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 and he has advanced training in many areas of holistic, cosmetic, and conventional dentistry. Treatments and Services Offered Our office also uses the latest in dental equipment, techniques, and technology in order to provide the patient with healthy treatment options and services, including: Ozone Therapy & Ozone Dentistry Preventive Dental Treatment and Education Periodontal (Gum) Treatment Safe Amalgam Filling Removal Oral Cancer Screening Mercury-Safe Fillings Mercury & Metal Free Restorations Dental Materials Biocompatibility Testing Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry Smile Makeovers Tooth Whitening Full & Partial Dentures Implant Placement & Maintenance Full-Mouth Reconstruction TMJ Diagnosis & Treatment Snoring and Sleep Disorder Evaluation Oral Surgery Integrative Dental Medicine Family Dentistry Laser Dentistry - Biolase Soft Tissue Laser Invisalign Sealants Sports Dentistry Mouth Guards & Night Guards Root Canal Therapy Neuromuscular dentistry Biomimetic Dentistry Pediatric Dentistry Oral DNA Testing Homeopathics 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. Zraiqat can create the smile of your dreams - just imagine yourself with a beautiful, new, natural looking smile! Associations & Organizations Dr. Zraiqat is associated with a number of prestigious dental organizations, including: -Board Certified in Integrative Biologic Dental Medicine by the American College of Integrative Dental Medicine (ACIDM) -A member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) -Founding Member and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ozonotherapy (AAOT) -A member of the Holistic Dental Association (HDA) and the Academy of Biomimetic Dentistry (ABD) -Certified in Safe Amalgam Removal by International Association of Mercury-Safe Dentists (IAMSD) About Dr. Zraiqat Dr. Zraiqat strives to practice safe and healthy dentistry and is aware that many oral health issues can have a negative effect on overall health. As a dedicated mercury-safe and mercury safe dentist he and his staff utilize the protocols and equipment necessary to minimize his patients' and the environments exposure to excessive and unnecessary mercury vapor. His goal is to treat each patient with respect and dignity and that every patient is special with their own goals and values. He and his staff are determined to provide each patient with the information they need to make informed decisions about their oral health. Dr. Zraiqat is certified by the American College of Integrative Dental Medicine (ACIDM) and is a member of the International Association for Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT). Dr. Zraiqat is founding member of the American Academy of Ozonotherapy (AAOT).