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Danger Lurking in Your Mouth – Amalgam Fillings

Danger Lurking in Your Mouth - Amalgam Fillings The standard of care for many years has been the use of mercury based amalgam fillings. The ADA (American Dental Association) states that they are safe…but are they? Researchers out of University of Georgia have now definitively shown the contrary in a recent published study. Having multiple [...]

Gum Grafting Alternatives

Gum Grafting Alternatives Any number of factors could cause gums to recede. The condition could be related to heredity, aging, poor dental hygiene, overly vigorous brushing, periodontal disease, bruxism, trauma, or even abnormal positioning of teeth, just for example. Regardless of the cause of gum recession, however, you need to address the problem in order [...]

Holistic Dental Health Quick Tip

Holistic Dental Health Quick Tip Quick tip 1: If you have silver or amalgam fillings, don’t use any mouthwash or toothpaste with hydrogen peroxide in it.  Peroxide can be found in whitening toothpastes and mouthwashes, and some like to use the good old brown bottle which can assist in healing inflamed gums. But with amalgams, [...]

Holistic Dental Cleaning

Holistic Dental Cleaning If you see a dentist regularly, as most of us have been doing since our teeth started coming in, you might not think much about the service you receive. So long as your teeth are healthy and your smile is bright, you probably assume the service is just fine. Whether you're going [...]

Benefits of LANAP Laser Gum Surgery Treatment

Benefits of LANAP Laser Gum Surgery Treatment When you are faced with the news that you need gum surgery, you may be understandably concerned. Naturally, you don't want diseases like gingivitis or periodontitis to go unchecked. Not only does gum disease jeopardize the health and the foundation of your teeth, gum disease is linked to [...]

What is Biological Dentistry?

Today, we can do better dentistry, in a less toxic, more individualized, more environmentally friendly way than ever. Biological Dentistry is a thought process, an attitude, and a guide for making choices in dental practice. This article was written by the  International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) - an organization for that group of dentists, [...]

2016-09-05T13:08:36+00:00September 5th, 2016|Categories: Holistic dentistry|Tags: , , |

Chao Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation Explained

Chao Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation Explained Many adults (and even some children) suffer from receding gum lines. This condition is not only embarrassing and unsightly, marring once-beautiful smiles, but it can also be hazardous to your oral health. When gums recede, you also lose the supporting bone which can potentially jeopardize the long term health of [...]

The Major Benefits of Mercury-Free Dentistry

The Major Benefits of Mercury-Free Dentistry It wasn't that long ago that amalgam dental filling material containing mercury was common and considered safe for use. Even though we have long been aware of mercury's poisonous properties, mercury in silver (i.e. amalgam) fillings was, for some reason, deemed safe and has been in use for well [...]

What Makes a Holistic Dentist Different?

What Makes a Holistic Dentist Different? People often ask what makes a holistic dentist different from a traditional dentist. First of all, every dentist in this country goes through rigorous training in dental schools. Even though different states require different continuing education programs, fundamental dental training through dental schools is required to obtain a license to [...]

2017-10-17T15:45:40+00:00September 17th, 2015|Categories: Holistic dentistry|Tags: |