South Texas Biological Dentistry, PLLC
Biological Dentistry in San Antonio, TX
To the San Antonio dentists at South Texas Biological Dentistry, PLLC, you’re so much more than just another set of teeth. We care about you as a person, which means we care about your overall health, not just the health of your teeth. We practice biological dentistry which lets us focus on your overall health and support your general well-being.Contact Us
About Dr. Ana Maldonado
Dr. Ana Maldonado has her Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) and also obtained her Board Certification in Naturopathic Medicine (NMD) and Integrative Biological Dental Medicine (IBDM). She stands apart from other dentists because she has extensive experience with practicing holistic dentistry and using biologically compatible, mercury-free materials for dental treatments. She’s passionate about providing natural dental care for her patients that also takes their overall body wellness into account.
The practice of biological dentistry recognizes the links between your teeth and your body’s overall health. Your body’s health is linked to the health of your teeth—and heart problems, diabetes, and strokes have all been linked to poor oral health. We focus on strong preventive care to help your mouth stay healthy, which, in turn, helps your body stay healthy!
Did you know that mercury is one of the most toxic substances on the planet yet it’s commonly used for silver amalgam fillings? Fortunately, non-toxic alternatives do exist. South Texas Biological Dentistry, PLLC is a mercury-safe dental office, which means that we can safely remove your mercury amalgam fillings and place brand new, mercury-free fillings!
Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique
When we remove your mercury amalgam restorations, we take every precaution to ensure that we are using the safest methods possible. SMART, or Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique, is the set of guidelines that we follow during the removal process. These guidelines include keeping the fillings cool, cutting the amalgam into chunks, using additional air purification, and implementing other precautions that are all in place for your safety.
FAQs About Biological Dentistry
What is biocompatibility?
Biocompatibility is a fancy way of saying that the materials we use are compatible with living tissue. They are not toxic for the body and can be exposed to a patient without negative side-effects.
What are the benefits of mercury-free dentistry?
- Natural-Looking — Our Fillings and crowns are carefully matched to your tooth color.
- Stronger & Longer Lasting — Amalgam fillings tend to weaken and crack over time. Porcelain and composite resin is safe and non-toxic.
- Avoids Environmental Hazards — If amalgam is not properly disposed, it can end up in water sources and potentially endanger wildlife.
Is ozone therapy minimally invasive?
Yes. Ozone therapy is a pure disinfectant that can work wonders for your smile. Instead of treating periodontitis, oral infections, and tooth decay with complex procedures or laser therapy, ozone therapy utilizes natural elements such as water and oxygen to restore your smile back to health.
Affordable Natural Dentist in San Antonio
Holistic dentistry doesn’t have to mean expensive dentistry! Our San Antonio dental office is budget friendly; we offer cash, senior, and military discounts; and we accept third-party financing through CareCredit patient financing.Contact Us