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If Not Mercury—Then What?

If Not Mercury, Then What? In a September 2020 statement, the FDA (Federal Drug Administration) updated its information and potential risks to certain high-risk individuals likely associated with mercury amalgam fillings. As holistic dental practitioners, we feel that mercury safety should apply to not only high-risk people but to everyone—including those who are autoimmune [...]

All About Meridians

The word “meridian” refers to a channel or path where the body’s “chi” or energy flows. Think of meridians as wires that cannot be seen yet move energy around. These wires are constantly circling the body and there are multiple entrances or exit ramps so that the energy can flow to the correct organ. The [...]

Oil Pulling May Be a Better Alternative to Mouthwash

Have you heard of oil pulling? This increasingly common practice is incredibly helpful in supporting better oral health and serves as a complement to brushing and flossing. While it’s gained greater exposure through social media, the practice is ancient, and it provides a host of potential benefits, from reducing the odds of bad breath to [...]

Breathe Better With Beets

Nitrates are compounds found in beets used for purposes such as boosting muscle function and importing how these muscles make use of the all-important calcium. However, did you know that beets may also help with breathing? Being that the diaphragm is a muscle, University of Florida researchers conducted a study to see how nitrates may [...]

Big News for Holistic Dental Center New Jersey

We have some exciting news to share! Our own Dr. Vladimir Gashinsky of Holistic Dental Center New Jersey recently became a board-certified naturopathic physician! What is a naturopathic physician you ask? Let’s dive deeper into this. Naturopathic medicine is a system using natural remedies to assist the body in healing itself. It is a fusion [...]

A More Natural Smile with Zirconia Implants

With today’s advances in dental practices and technology, there are strong options available should you need to replace a tooth. Did you know, however, that you don’t need to opt for the typical gold or titanium tooth? Ceramic or zirconia implants are a superior, natural substitute with many benefits. Ceramic implants are a biocompatible solution [...]

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 [...]

Have Some Healthy Parsley with Your Tea

Parsley is a flavorful green herb commonly used for meal garnishing and boosting flavor. Its plain appearance hides a potent punch of minerals and vitamins and although it’s frequently used in foods like salads, it can also be used as a therapeutic tea. By placing some parsley into your tea, the hot water will cause [...]

The Corona (COVID -19) Virus – What You Can Do to Protect Yourself

The Corona (COVID-19) virus has many questioning what can I do to prevent from getting the virus? What can I do to protect myself and more so what are my healthcare providers doing to protect me? First and foremost, we here at the Holistic Dental Center take your health and welfare very seriously and always [...]

The Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

The Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet Right now, you can’t open a magazine or watch TV without seeing or hearing talk about healthy food, diets or the benefits of certain supplements. It’s getting very loud out there with opinions and suggestions of what is good for you and what isn’t. In all this noise, there [...]