Meet Dr. Rota
James E. Rota, DDS, is a practicing biological dentist in (Westwood) Los Angeles, California.
As an Assistant Professor in the UCLA School of Dentistry, Dr. Rota was a pioneer in dental ergonomics. Many of the work standards he developed, such as Four-Handed Dentistry, are common practice today. He was also key in developing the protocols for safe amalgam removal that are now standard in biological dentistry.
Dr. Rota has served on expert panels in the medical field and regularly conducts physician seminars on mercury detoxification and related issues. He trains other dentists in safe mercury removal.
Through research – as well as his own healing journey from mercury exposure – Dr. Rota developed Bouncercise: a highly effective blend of aerobics, resistance training and cell detoxification. You can learn more about this practical method of detox and physical fitness for all ages here.
Dr. Rota’s TV appearances include the Merv Griffin Show, Dentistry Today and a variety of local Los Angeles news shows. Topics have included dental fear, dental trends, fraudulent diagnoses, mercury amalgam and heavy metals detox. He has also hosted his own radio program, Smile Your Way to Health.
Meet Dr. Amy Truong
Dr. Amy Ha Truong attended the University of Minnesota for both her undergraduate studies and her Doctorate in Dental Surgery. She is a compassionate and caring dentist who enjoys treating patients of all ages.
Dr. Truong is an accredited member of the International Association of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, which means she has passed the IAOMT educational program, and is Accredited in the basics of biological dentistry, including safe removal of amalgam fillings. She is also a member of the Holistic Dental Association and performs safe-amalgam/mercury removal of fillings.
She is invisalign certified and has taken continuing education courses in biological/holistic dentistry, esthetic/cosmetic dentistry, Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorder Therapy, and is part of the Spear Study Club learning about treatment of esthetic/cosmetic and complex dental cases.
In 2009, she was awarded the "Quality Care in a Caring Manner Award" from the University of Minnesota Dental School. In addition to her professional and personal successes, Dr. Truong can also speak Mandarin Chinese.
Meet Dr. Karla Solis
Dr. Karla Solis is a native of California, where she grew up in Pasadena. She received her Bachelors Degree in Biological Sciences from University of Southern California. She then received her Doctorate from UCLA School of Dentistry. She is currently a member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology.
Dr. Solis has been practicing the science and art of dentistry since 2007. She is dedicated to advance, postdoctoral studies and provides her patients with a gentle, caring and comprehensive approach to oral health. She believes there is more to dentistry than just teeth. She shares the same passion for the holistic approach to bio-compatible dentistry as endorsed by Dr. Rota.
When not caring for patients, Dr. Solis enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves hiking, yoga, and doing just about anything fun and lighthearted.