What Makes a Holistic Approach to Dental Care?
Holistic Teeth Cleaning
With a healthier, safer approach to dental cleanings, a holistic dentistry teeth cleaning stands apart from a “regular” teeth cleaning for several reasons. An iodine irrigation system helps prevent the introduction of harmful bacteria into the gums.
Rather than just using “plain” water, we infuse essential oils and ozonate the water, which not only disinfects the area being treated but also allows for an enhanced immune response.
In the dental profession, literally thousands of materials are available to be utilized on our patients. Although all these materials are FDA approved, this in no way means that they will be compatible with the various sensitivities of each and every patient.
To the hypersensitive patient, an adverse reaction to a dental material can be toxic and result in serious health problems. For this reason we utilize Reactivity Testing for all patients we suspect may have material sensitivities to provide us with extensive information about their individual sensitivities so that the least offensive materials can be chosen and used in their treatments.
Ozone is easy to understand when related to the oxygen we breathe because it simply consists of 3 atoms of oxygen rather than the 2 of oxygen that we breathe to survive. And perhaps its greatest characteristic is that it is just as safe as oxygen.
There is a negative misconception that people can have about ozone…
Our use of digital X-ray machines means your radiation exposure is decreased by an incredible 90 percent. This makes an important difference to your health and well-being.
Since the 1950s, fluoride use has been touted as one of the great public health victories in the United States. Public water fluoridation is promoted throughout the country as an important measure to combat tooth decay and fluoride is the only chemical added to water for purposes of medication. But why has 97% of Western Europe chosen fluoride-free water?