Your Choice in Holistic Dentistry

At SmileHaven Dental Center, we believe we stand out from other San Diego dental practices because we’re dedicated to providing holistic dentistry for our patients. If you’re not familiar with this biological, non-toxic kind of dentistry, don’t worry – you’re not alone! Many people are starting to become familiar with all the benefits that holistic dentistry can provide them, which is why we’d like to take the time to tell you more about this innovative and whole-body approach to dentistry.


Our Office is located at:
4700 Spring St, Unit 210
La Mesa, CA 91942

Phone: (619) 464-2801
Mon.–Fri. 8am–5pm

What Is a Holistic Dentist?

A holistic dentist believes that a person’s oral health is connected to the health of the rest of the body (See meridian tooth chart) and will place an emphasis on bio-compatible whole-body dentistry and whole-body healing and wellness.

Principles of a Holistic Dentist

At SmileHaven, we follow these core principles of holistic or natural dentistry, which differ from a traditional dentist.

  • Does not use metals in your mouth (gold, aluminum, nickel, palladium, or mercury).
  • Does not use fluoride as it has numerous toxic effects in the body.
  • Does not recommend root canals as they cause adverse health effects in the long run.
  • Focuses on preventing and treating gum disease from a biological perspective, without the use of antibiotics
  • Encourage patients to eat healthy, organic, vegetable-rich diets.
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Request an appointment with our La Mesa Dentist

We invite you to contact us today to make your appointment with Smilehaven Dental Center for a consultation with Dr. Stephen Chan, DMD and learn more about our quality holistic dentistry in La Mesa, California.

We are also happy to welcome people from the surrounding areas, including El Cajon, Lemon Grove, Spring Valley, and East County San Diego, California.

We are eager to care for your smile! 

Best holistic dentist ever. My teeth have never felt so clean! The staff is so friendly and awesome 🙂 Dr. Chan works wonders. I have visited him multiple times and have remained a loyal patient since the first visit. He is very efficient, and cares about each and every patient.

Nzo, San Diego, CA


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