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Mercury Fillings and Amalgam Removal

A person can become immunocompromised by a variety of factors, and one of them is mercury. Mercury may negatively affect the immune system and it can also spread to other parts of the body like the nervous system. Because the immune and nervous systems are so closely intertwined, what negatively affects one will inadvertently affect [...]

Potential Ties Between Gum Disease and Dementia

Gum disease can lead to a number of problems including the risk of loss of the tooth, halitosis (bad breath), and more. Gum disease may also impact the body in other ways should it progress to a higher stage, possibly leading to diabetes, heart disease, and even dementia as evidenced by some recent research. Research [...]

Quercetin May Be More Than Just a Supplement

As the body’s first line of defense against foreign bacteria and infections, keeping the immune system in tip-top shape through proper nutrition and a healthy lifestyle is fundamental. However, there are also supplements that can assist with boosting the system’s defenses. Let’s use quercetin, for example. It is a natural antioxidant found in foods like [...]

Poor Oral Hygiene Could Mean a Greater Risk of Cancer

Are you looking for another strong reason to start brushing your teeth on a regular basis? How about this: daily brushing may help minimize the risk of developing mouth or stomach cancer, according to a new finding at the Harvard T.H. Chan Public Health Institute. While studying thousands of people over two decades, scientists found [...]

A Closer Look at Our Health Protocols

Back in May, we shared some of the policies and procedures we implemented throughout the practice to keep our esteemed patients and staff safe from coronavirus while continuing to focus on holistic health such as UV light sterilization, ozone, and hypochlorous acid. Today, we’d like to dive a little deeper into what they’re about. Let’s [...]

Sharpen Your Memory with Rosemary

Rosemary is an herb commonly used for culinary purposes and also for its therapeutic properties. It has a strong aroma and its lemon-like flavor makes it a popular addition in Italian and French dishes. While its culinary qualities are well-known, what you may not know is that rosemary also has medicinal properties. With is anti-inflammatory [...]

Holistic Lifestyle in a COVID World

As cases of coronavirus surge in the United States, the sharp rise reinforces the importance of practicing safety measures and ensuring that your immune system is receiving the nourishment it needs to keep its defenses strong. Some recent developments also provide evidence on the importance of consuming the right vitamins and minerals. For example, a recent [...]

Ease Knee Pain with Sesame Seeds

A staple in many kitchens, sesame seeds provide a number of health benefits. Cultivated from plants with a history going back thousands of years, sesame seeds were seen as symbols of being immortal in ancient times and they were used by Egyptians and Persians in flour. Nowadays, they remain popular condiments in countries like Japan, [...]

Relieve Stress and Anxiety with Box Breathing

Chances are you may not pay too much attention to how you’re breathing. However, if you’re feeling stressed, minding your breathing is imperative in calming down. Breathing becomes faster and increases in intensity during this time, as the nervous system turns on the body's built-in fight or flight response. Concentrating on your breathing is one [...]

A Brief Look at Biological Dentistry

Biological dentistry is not a new form of dentistry. Instead, it’s more along the lines of a philosophy that can apply as much to dentistry as it does to healthcare: seeking a safe, nontoxic approach to providing treatment. A fundamental component of biological dentistry is taking a biocompatible approach to a patient’s oral health. What [...]