Biologic Dentistry Maintain A Healthy Smile & Body

Enjoy Better Overall Health With Biologic Dentistry in Sturgis, SD

Your smile doesn’t just reflect your oral health, but also your overall health too. At Synergy Dental Center, Dr. Porter practices biologic dentistry in Sturgis, SD that keeps your entire body in mind. Thanks to this approach in dental care, you will:

  • Maintain a healthy mouth while protecting your body health too
  • Enjoy the advantage of holistic dental care
  • Only receive the dental treatments absolutely necessary for your smile
  • Experience compassionate care with a team that treats you like family

As one of the only board-certified naturopathic physicians in the area, Dr. David Porter can offer you treatments you are unlikely to find anywhere else nearby. We’d love to help you and your family enjoy a lifetime of healthy smiles. Experience the benefits of our unique approach to dental care by calling 605-206-6200 for an appointment.

Treat Your Smile to Biological Dental Services

By maintaining a healthy smile, your entire body is positively impacted too. It’s what makes holistic dentistry so valuable. With our whole body approach to dentistry, we treat what’s causing the problem and not only the symptoms. We use a minimally invasive approach to care for patients in any stage of life. Whether you are a child being introduced to the dentist or someone older in need of replacement teeth, you’ll enjoy the advantages of our unique practice to dental care.

With his unique understanding of how your oral health and systemic health work synergistically, Dr. Porter looks at more than just your teeth and gums. Your initial visit to our office includes a biologic exam where he also looks at your thyroid, adrenals, A1C (blood sugar levels), and more.

You’ll benefit through our use of biocompatible materials that are organic and natural, including ceramic dental implants and amalgam-free, mercury-free fillings. In addition, you can take advantage of:

  • Completely metal-free dental care
  • Bacteria gum therapy
  • Biological teeth extractions
  • Fluoride-free treatments
  • ALF (Advanced Lightwire Functionals) orthotropics to help ensure proper dental development for your child
  • Laser therapy for fast and painless procedures
  • Oral bacterial testing
  • Cosmetic improvements with facial aesthetics using PRF
  • A1C testing to measure blood sugar levels
  • Heart rate variability testing
  • 3-D cone beam CT imaging

To promote quicker healing and superior results following treatment, Dr. Porter can use platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) therapy, IV vitamin C treatments, minor autohemotherapy, and ozone therapy.

We also follow the ReCODE Protocol program to treat and diagnose the dental health issues that can increase your risk for early stage Alzheimer’s, including dental infections, metal or mercury fillings, and sleep apnea.

Although he has been practicing dentistry for many years, Dr. Porter still pursues ongoing education opportunities to offer his patients the best in dental care. He is one of the only dentists in the area who has been certified by the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology  in its SMART protocol to safely remove mercury amalgam fillings. By devoting hundreds of hours every year to improving his treatment techniques, he is able to guide his patients to better health.

We’d love to change your experience at the dentist! For biologic dentistry in Sturgis, SD, call 605-206-6200 for an appointment or schedule online to visit Synergy Dental Center.

Common Questions About Biologic Dentistry

What is biologic dentistry?

Biologic dentistry, or holistic dentistry, is a total-body approach to personal dental care. We realize that the mouth’s health reflects and contributes to your overall health and vice versa. That’s why we offer treatments that take your entire health into account. Our biologic dentistry services include amalgam-free fillings, biologic teeth extractions, PRF treatment, bacteria gum therapy, and oral bacterial testing.

Does insurance cover biologic dentistry?

At Synergy Dental Center, we work closely with your insurance provider to help you get your full benefits for any biologic dentistry procedures. If you have any questions about what’s included in your insurance plan, it’s a good idea to contact your insurance provider or one of our team members to research your coverage.

Why would I need biologic dentistry?

Biologic dentistry is a whole-body approach to wellness. We believe every patient will benefit from holistic care. Dr. Porter has the elite status of being a board-certified naturopathic physician in Wyoming and South Dakota. This means he will consider the health of your entire body, not just your teeth, when he treats your smile.