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Natural Awakenings Space & Treasure Coast Florida

Mercury Safe Dentistry and Metal-Free Restorations: Julia Bunker, DDS

Dr. Julia Bunker will discuss the history of mercury in dentistry, safe mercury removal protocols and non-metal restorative options –including the use of bio-compatible materials. The concept of minimally invasive dentistry and all of the non-metallic restorative choices will be discussed. If you have old mercury fillings or are looking for non-mercury alternatives, this talk is for you.

Born in Russia, Dr. Julia Bunker has been practicing dentistry in the USA since 2003. She is dedicated to excellence in comprehensive dental care. Dr. Bunker is trained in implantology, cosmetic techniques, and utilizing different types of lasers in dental treatment and surgery. She pursues the latest and most advanced techniques in order to implement the most effective dental treatment for her patients.

Before becoming a dentist, Dr. Bunker earned a Medical Degree in Stomatology from the State University of Bashkiria. (Stomatology: the branch of medicine or dentistry that is concerned with the study of the mouth and diseases of the mouth.) Dr. Bunker earned her D.D.S. from New York University College of Dentistry where she graduated at the top of her class and became a member of the National Honor Dental Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon.

Dr. Bunker's enthusiasm for her profession continues to grow. In recent years, she has traveled internationally in order to study dental implantology. In 2011, she was awarded a fellowship in implantology by the International Congress of Oral Implantology. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the International Congress of Oral Implantology, and the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology.

Each year, Dr. Bunker takes hundreds of hours of continuing education in order to keep up with the latest state of the art techniques and to provide the highest level of dental care possible. Currently, Dr. Bunker is pursuing her interest in Science-Based Biological Dentistry.

Dr. Julia Bunker practices with Dr. Chris Edwards at the Smile Design and Implant Center in Viera. They have a full service, innovative, comprehensive, biologic dental practice. Smile Design Center offers many technologies like lasers, microscopes, ozone, and Cerec (one-visit, all-ceramic crowns and onlays). They are both skilled at safe mercury removal and the many metal free options.

Specializing in minimally invasive dentistry their slogan says it all:  "Where Technology and Caring Come Together." For more information visit her booth on Sponsor Row, call 321-751-7775 or visit