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Midwest Integrative Dental Medicine
Midwest Integrative Dental Medicine puts great emphasis on providing a more natural, healing dental experience for all of our patients. We combine the most advanced, alternative wellness treatments and holistic practices with conventional dental procedures to ensure our care is both beneficial to your overall health and appropriate for your unique dental and physical makeup.
To help accomplish this, Midwest Integrative Dental Medicine remains a safe, mercury-free office that seeks permanent solutions for our patients, as well as long-lasting relationships! We work hard to educate you concerning the link between oral and overall health, and to help you see your mouth and body as one complete entity.
More than just education and remedy for oral issues, we always strive to help you go beyond just the surface, find and eliminate the root causes of your affliction, and achieve true health and wellness. We care about you and want to showcase our compassion when treating you. We will work with all of your integrated specialists to coordinate your overall care, and provide you with an experience that promotes growth and improvement for your complete mind and body.
Midwest Integrative Dental Medicine meets and surpasses all Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Center for Disease Control (CDC) standards, and we make your – and your family’s – well-being our top priority. Midwest Integrative Dental Medicine also proudly serves and supports the Crunchy Indy community!
MEET DR. HARRIS
ACCREDITATION AND RECOGNITION
Dr. Harris is a member in good standing of IAOMT and IABDM. Bringing over a decade of expertise to our office including Biocompatible/Holistic Dental Care, Cosmetic Dentistry, Invisalign Certified, Oral Surgery, Placement/Restoration of Ceramic Dental Implants to name a few. He grew up on northwest side of Indianapolis and graduated from North Central High School prior to graduating from Indiana University and Indiana University School of Dentistry.
CERTIFICATION BY IAOMT
Dr. Harris is S.M.A.R.T accredited by the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology. By furthering his education with IAOMT’s accreditation process, he has the necessary foundation to become a leader in biological dentistry, as he helps patients with the most up-to-date and scientifically-based practices.
Dr. Harris is passionate about helping patients achieve a beautiful and healthy smile while utilizing the safest materials and techniques. To full function and aesthetics, doing so in a way that promotes health by recognizing how the oral cavity can affect the entire body.
In his free time, Dr. Harris likes to focus on family and fitness. He is a huge soccer fan and is currently teaching his son Ben how to play.
Ben’s skill level already exceeds his fathers— even though he is still a youngster! Dr. Harris enjoys travel and each fall he and his family enjoy an occasional trip to Bloomington to watch IU football and tailgate.
MEET DR. GUBA
Dr. Caryn Guba has worked in the field of dentistry since 1981. Dr. Guba graduated from Indiana University Bloomington and Indiana University School of Dentistry. She is a licensed Dental Hygienist and licensed Dentist in the State of Indiana.
Dr. Guba is also a member in good standing of the Indiana Dental Association, American Dental Association, Indiana District Dental Society, Indiana Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and is a Diplomat of the Academy of Pain Management. She is a certified Invisalign® Dentist.
SMART CERTIFICATION BY IAOMT
Accreditation by the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology certifies to the professional community and the general public that she has been trained and tested in the comprehensive application of biological dentistry, including current methods for safe removal of dental amalgam.
IAOMT accreditation establishes that Dr. Guba is at the forefront of biological dentistry and demonstrates her commitment to furthering her knowledge of dentistry’s undeniable role in systemic health.
What this means is that there is a growing demand for “qualified” or “specially trained” biological dentists because patients and other medical professionals are purposefully seeking out dentists who have expertise in this pertinent issue.
By furthering her education with IAOMT’s accreditation process, she has the necessary foundation to become a leader in biological dentistry, as she helps her patients with the most up-to-date and scientifically-based practices.
Through extensive personal research and continuing studies, Dr. Caryn Guba has created a soothing and effective dental environment that encompasses wellness and treats the issues relating to oral health – all while promoting balance for your whole system.
When completing all of the latest treatments for her patients at the highest level – veneers, dental implants, dentures, TMJ pain treatments, sleep apnea, safe mercury removal, and periodontal therapies – Dr. Guba puts emphasis on natural philosophies. Nutrition, herbal medicine, massage, homeopathy and others all play an integral role in our treatments, and are incorporated regularly in our variety of dental options.
Dr. Caryn Guba is married to Dr. Philip Guba (retired endodontist) who has expanded his expertise to include a Law Degree. They are the parents of two lovely daughters, Kelsey and Taylor.
INTEGRATIVE HOLISTIC DENTISTRY
DENTAL CARE THAT GOES DEEPER THAN YOUR SMILE! CALL TODAY FOR AN APPOINTMENT.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OUR HOLISTIC DENTAL PRACTICE, OR TO SCHEDULE YOUR OWN PERSONALIZED APPOINTMENT, PLEASE CALL US AT 317-894-4253.