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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Holistic Approach to Gum Disease

The Holistic Approach to Gum Disease Periodontal disease – more commonly known as gum disease – affects almost 90 percent of the population at some point in their lives. Gum disease makes itself known, so if you have symptoms such as red or swollen gums, tender or bleeding gums, painful chewing, loose teeth, or bad [...]

Diabetes and Gum Disease – Is There a Connection?

Diabetes and Gum Disease - Is There a Connection? “Research suggests a relationship between serious gum disease and diabetes. People with diabetes are more susceptible to serious gum disease and reversely, serious gum disease may have the potential to affect blood glucose control and contribute to the progression of diabetes. That’s why holistic dentistry is [...]

Two Awesome Offers to Make You Shine This Summer!

Two Awesome Offers to Make You Shine This Summer! Summer is finally here and to celebrate this very special time of the year, we are giving you two very special offers to keep your smile healthy and bright! . New Patient Offer! Share This With Your Family and Friends: Experience a Truly Holistic Teeth Cleaning! [...]

Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Gum Recession

Reasons Why You Shouldn't Ignore Gum Recession How Common Are Receding Gums? Dr. Gashinsky estimates about 50% of the population has some form of gum recession. This condition is present when the gum and the bone that supports the teeth migrate down the roots, exposing them. This can affect anyone from teens to the elderly. [...]