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

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

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

Dental Technology

Assessing Your Oral Health with Phase Contrast Microscopy

Despite what decades of advertising have led a lot of people to believe, a healthy mouth isn’t a germ-free mouth. In fact, a germ-free mouth isn’t even possible. Your mouth is always teeming with microbes, including viruses, fungi, parasites, and an estimated 20 billion bacteria. More than 600 species of

fluoride-free

Keeping Tooth Enamel Intact – the Fluoride-Free Way!

Keeping Tooth Enamel Intact – the Fluoride-Free Way! Looking at a tooth, it can be hard to realize that each one is a living organ. They look so hard. White. Bone-like. But that’s just the enamel you’re seeing, which protects the living tissues inside. In fact, enamel is the hardest

biological dentistry

Oral Health & Lyme Disease: A Two-Way Street

Oral Health & Lyme Disease: A Two-Way Street Summertime is outdoor time, and here in New Jersey, that also means a time when you’re more likely to meet up with the deer ticks that carry B. burgdorferi, the bacterium that causes Lyme disease. Up to half of those ticks carry

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biological dentistry

Why Your Dentist Is More Important To Your General Health Than You Might Realize

Why Your Dentist Is More Important To Your General Health Than You Might Realize Oral health is about more than bright smiles and preventing cavities. It’s intricately connected to your whole health and wellness. Serious health problems are associated with poor oral health, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and other conditions.

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Dental Implants

What is Holistic Dentistry and Why It’s Good for Your Overall Health

What is Holistic Dentistry and Why It’s Good for Your Overall Health What is Holistic Dentistry? The main principle of any holistic dental practice is the belief that the body functions as a whole unit, with every part playing a role in health and vitality. Holistic dentists, in particular, integrate

biological dentistry

4 Oral Issues That Autoimmune Diseases Can Cause

Did you know that March is Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month? Autoimmune diseases have a long prodromal period—years, sometimes decades, of pain, fatigue, brain fog, mental health issues, and other symptoms related to your oral health. Our bodies rely on the immune system to protect us from infectious diseases and, for

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