Holistic Dental Center New Jersey

Gum Recession

A Better Solution for Gum Recession: The Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique

Believe it or don’t, but in a world of constant change, there are still some things that don’t. Death. Taxes. A majority of Americans who don’t like how their smiles look – even to the point of never showing their teeth in pictures or always covering their mouths when they

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Fluoride Realities, Fluoride Myths, Fluoride Politics

Most of the recent research on fluoride has focused on its potential impact on kids’ cognitive development. But that’s hardly the only reason for concern, as a new study in Environmental Health reminds. Fluoride Exposure & Chronic Inflammation Analyzing data from two cycles of the National Health and Nutrition Examination

Oral Cancer

Cancer and the Mouth/Body Relationship

Here at the Holistic Dental Center, oral cancer screenings are a normal part of holistic hygiene visits, and there’s a very good reason for that. Consider: More than 50,000 Americans get diagnosed with oral cancer each year, and only 57% of them, on average, will still be alive five years

oral hygiene

Take Your Home Hygiene to the Next Level with Oil Pulling

While a basic wash is enough to make your dirty car shine again, if you want to get it really clean and looking its best, you need detailing to be sure every inch of your ride is pristine. Brushing and flossing are the equivalent of that basic wash. But there

amalgam risks

Mercury Free vs Mercury Safe Dentistry

The Peace Of Mind Of Removing Mercury Fillings More and more people consider mercury removal from their teeth, and for good reason. Mercury is one of the most toxic substances in the world and causes health hazards. The Mercury amalgam fillings are made up up 50% mercury, 35% silver, and

Cosmetic dentistry

Good Reasons to Opt for Invisalign Instead of Braces

Maybe you have crowded, crooked teeth. Or maybe your smile is a little gappier than you like.  Maybe you have a bit of a crossbite, overbite, or underbite. These can seem like mere cosmetic concerns, but they can actually have an impact on your overall oral health. So can fixing

safe mercury removal

The Mercury-Free (R)Evolution in Dentistry

A mountain of scientific evidence has made it clear that “silver” mercury amalgam fillings pose very real health risks to patients, dental workers, and the environment. Despite that, – and despite new FDA’s guidelines saying that amalgam shouldn’t be used in roughly two-thirds of the US population – the American

Root Canals

What Your Dentist Probably Neglected to Tell You About Root Canals

One of the most important rights you have as a patient is the right of informed consent. The “informed” part is crucial. How can you truly agree to – or refuse – any treatment without understanding what it involves, potential alternative treatments, and the risks and benefits of each, including

Dental Technology

The Thyroid: How One Little Gland Can Affect Your Oral Health

Little things mean a lot, as the song goes, and that’s certainly true for one little powerhouse of a gland: the thyroid, which sits just above your collarbone and just below your larynx (voicebox). The hormones it secretes affect every tissue and organ and cell in your body. They regulate

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