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Eat Right for a Strong Immune System

Eat Right for a Strong Immune System Flu season is upon us with more people affected by the flu than ever before. This may in part be due to our lifestyle and eating or drinking habits which can weaken our immune system and make a person more susceptible to infections, including influenza. The complex immune [...]

A Lack of Sleep Can Impact Your Oral Health

Holistic dentistry is all about considering how one’s overall health affects their oral health, and vice versa. Studying how connected the body, mind, and mouth are is quite fascinating and can bring you down some surprising roads. For example, did you know that sleep patterns and quality of sleep can impact your oral health? If [...]

2020-01-23T20:12:37+00:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Health, Holistic dentistry, Wellness|

The Meridian Tooth Chart – The Road Map to Your Health

The Meridian Tooth Chart – The Road Map to Your Health In a recent webinar, Dr. Vladimir Gashinsky discussed the Meridian Tooth Chart: what it is and what it means for your health. In this webinar, Dr. Gashinsky explained what meridians factually are: energy paths that help vital parts of your body communicate with each other. [...]

Why You Should “Use It” and not “Lose It”

Why You Should “Use It” and not “Lose It” The end of the year is approaching very fast, and we want to make sure that you maximize your insurance benefits and flexible spending plans for any unfinished dental treatments. Although our diagnosis and treatment is never dictated by the insurance coverage, our experience has shown [...]

Preventing Gum Disease – How You Can Protect Your Health

Preventing Gum Disease – How You Can Protect Your Health Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, can occur when bacteria build up between your gums and teeth. This can cause inflammation, not only in the mouth but also carried throughout the body. An early warning sign of gum disease is when your gums start to [...]

How Gum Disease Can Affect Your Overall Health

For some time, research has shown that gum disease is associated with several other diseases. First it was thought that bacteria were the factor that linked periodontal disease to other diseases in the body; however, more recent research demonstrates that inflammation may be responsible. Therefore, treating inflammation may not only help manage periodontal diseases but [...]

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 [...]