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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 [...]

Oxidative Stress and What it Does to Your Body

Oxidative Stress and What it Does to Your Body   More and more these days we hear about “Oxidative Stress” or “Oxidative Balance” which are very important factors in the development of chronic diseases. Oxidative stress, untreated, begins oxidative damage which is the harm that’s inflicted upon cells and tissues that are unable to keep [...]

Dental Inflammation – What are the Consequences?

Dental Inflammation - What are the Consequences? Over the past months, we have given you quite some information about gum disease and dental inflammation and the risks involved for your health. There are some aspects though, that we feel you should be aware of so you can take the necessary steps to protect your health. [...]

Dr. Gashinsky: Finding the Root Causes of Disease

By Working Together With Other Holistic Practitioners we’re Seeing Drastic Improvements in the Quality of our Patients’ Lives “Finding and addressing the root cause of disease in all our disciplines is the key to success.” A generation ago there was a disconnect, a thought that our mouth and teeth had no bearing on the health [...]

Are Zirconia Implants Safer than Metal Implants?

Are Zirconia Implants Safer than Metal Implants? Throughout the decades, the materials that have been used for the dental treatments have been made with metal. The main reason was to give mechanical strength and therefore add to the longevity of the treatment. Over time, however, studies revealed that “metal in the mouth” could pose serious [...]

A Healthy Smile for Life – Is That Even Possible?

A Healthy Smile for Life – Is That Even Possible? For some time now, Zirconia (non-metal) implants have gained tremendous popularity as the healthy alternative to (metal) Titanium implants. Thanks to an increased awareness of holistic treatments with patients, the idea of “metal-in-the-mouth” has become an important health issue. Studies have shown1 that many patients [...]

Do Mercury Fillings Affect Your Immune System?

Do Mercury Fillings Affect Your Immune System? As a mercury-safe and mercury-free dentist, D. Gashinsky has warned patients for years about the dangers of dental amalgam. And for good reason. More and more studies reveal that dental amalgam, now in use for more than 150 years, has been severely questioned as a treatment due to [...]

Mercury Amalgams and Inflammation – What’s the Risk?

Mercury Amalgams and Inflammation – What’s the Risk? As part of our mission to provide you the best care possible, we have already published many articles about the dangers of amalgam (mercury) fillings and we continue to advise our patients to consider getting rid of this potential health hazard in their mouth. The main concern [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]