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Gingivitis and Systemic Inflammation

Gum disease is taking epidemic proportions, with more than 90% of American adults suffering from some form of gum disease. You may think that infections occurring in the mouth may have no consequence for your body but think again. Your mouth is connected to your body and is part of your immune system. When bacteria [...]

Try This Dental Diet for Healthy Gums!

The health of your gums is influenced by a number of factors such as oral hygiene, genetic factors, your overall health and nutrition. Many studies have found that a balanced diet plays an important role in maintaining the health of your gums. Additionally, nutritional supplements and a healthy diet have been known to affect healing [...]

Will Nutrition Prevent Gum Disease?

Will Nutrition Prevent Gum Disease? A recent German study has found that a healthy diet containing lots of fruits, vegetables (especially legumes), nuts and fish, and minimizing trans-fatty acids, sugar, dairy products and other animal protein helps protect your mouth against gum disease and other inflammatory diseases. The study worked with two groups – one [...]

The Importance of Vitamin D for Your (Dental) Health

The Importance of Vitamin D for Your (Dental) Health Normally we think of Vitamin D as “just another vitamin in my daily package,” but the qualities of this vitamin cannot be overstated enough. First off, Vitamin D is not actually a vitamin, it is what’s called a “prohormone” which is a substance that is converted [...]

Combat Tooth Sensitivity with Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation

Combat Tooth Sensitivity with Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation Tooth sensitivity is a common dental condition that makes you wince when you consume cold, hot or acidic foods or drinks. It’s a very unpleasant condition that makes your teeth hurt when you bite into your ice cream. Even cold air can make your teeth hurt. There are [...]

2019-05-08T17:41:23+00:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: gum disease, Gum Grafting, Gum Recession, Pinhole Surgical Technique, Receding Gums|

Sometimes it IS Nice to Fool Mother Nature!

Sometimes it IS Nice to Fool Mother Nature! Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation Gives You Back What Mother Nature Intended! As the commercial in the 1970’s stated, “It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature”, and can be true for so many things but when it comes to unsightly and painful gum recession it can certainly be a [...]

Giving New Life to Failing Implants

Giving New Life to Failing Implants You will find a number of articles on our site talking about the dangers of gum disease and the fact that in the United States alone, this condition has reached epidemic proportions. At our Holistic Dental Center we encounter gum disease almost every day in some form or another [...]

Periodontal Disease and Diabetes – How LANAP Can Help

Periodontal Disease and Diabetes - How LANAP Can Help We already know, and as you can read on this website, that keeping your teeth and gums healthy covers more than just having a great smile. Your mouth is a very important part of your body as it is the entrance point of your body energy [...]

Ozone Treatment for Gum Disease – Does it Work?

Ozone Treatment for Gum Disease – Does it Work? According to the U.S. Surgeon General, 85% of adults will suffer from some form of gum disease in their lifetime. That’s quite a statistic. Given that gum disease is avoidable and easily treatable, that number is way too high. It is one of the most common medical complications [...]

Phase Contrast Microscopy and Your Dental Health

Phase Contrast Microscopy and Your Dental Health Our practice has always stood at the forefront of developments that will improve our procedures and, at the same time, your dental health. As a holistic practice, we place priority on procedures that not only benefit your teeth and gums, but your entire body. Your overall health is [...]