Category: Dental Health

Is Mouth Breathing Harmful to Your Health?

Is Mouth Breathing Harmful to Your Health?

A funny thing happened the other day—my husband and I attended a band and orchestra performance at our teenager’s high school, and as I watched these [...]
PRF: The New Golden Child in Regenerative Dentistry

PRF: The New Golden Child in Regenerative Dentistry

Platelet concentrates have been used in the medical and dental fields for over 20 years for their favorable wound healing capabilities. In the 1990s, [...]
Why We Use Ozone for Enhanced Healing in Dentistry

Why We Use Ozone for Enhanced Healing in Dentistry

Ozone is a triatomic molecule consisting of three oxygen atoms (O3). It has been successfully used in medicine for its microbiological properties—as a [...]
Oral & Dental Therapy Kills Bacteria Quickly

Oral & Dental Therapy Kills Bacteria Quickly

Current research has demonstrated a strong correlation between oral health and the following health issues: cardiac health, cognitive function, lung h [...]
Why You Need a Biological Dentist

Why You Need a Biological Dentist

A biological dentist seeks the safest, least toxic and most conservative way to accomplish modern dentistry that is safe, functional, durable and esth [...]
There Is a Dental Shift on the Horizon

There Is a Dental Shift on the Horizon

There is only one absolute in life...change. I was at a conference recently of very talented and smart doctors dedicated to the research of naturaceut [...]
What Happens in Your Mouth Doesn’t Stay in Your Mouth

What Happens in Your Mouth Doesn’t Stay in Your Mouth

Yes, unfortunately, unlike Vegas, every cell in your body will find out about what you put in your mouth. Let’s talk microbiome. The oral cavity house [...]
Are You at a Greater Risk with Mercury Fillings?

Are You at a Greater Risk with Mercury Fillings?

Dental amalgams, or “silver fillings,” have been used to restore cavities since World War II and is still taught in dental schools around the world. C [...]
The Biological Dentist: A Revolutionary Style of Dentistry

The Biological Dentist: A Revolutionary Style of Dentistry

A Biological Dentist seeks the safest, least toxic and most conservative way to accomplish modern dentistry that is safe, functional, durable and esth [...]
Your Oral Environment is the Key Indicator of Health

Your Oral Environment is the Key Indicator of Health

The basic tenets of holistic dentistry are simple: dentistry should do no harm, and dentists review mouth, sinuses, airway, teeth, jaw bones, gums, gi [...]
Beware of Dental Tunnel Vision

Beware of Dental Tunnel Vision

Dentistry is essential to a person's wellbeing. One has to have an outstanding immune system to overcome potential problems in the mouth such as mercu [...]
The Importance of Your Oral-Nasal Complex

The Importance of Your Oral-Nasal Complex

If someone were to ask you: “what is the most important nutrient that humans need to survive?” Most folks would say either food or water, which are un [...]
Your Mouth Has Gotten You Into Trouble!

Your Mouth Has Gotten You Into Trouble!

Many of my patients come in with a myriad of health problems, dental concerns and an extensive history of dental procedures. People are not aware that [...]
Oral Ecology: Prebiotics, Probiotics, & Alternative Natural Sweeteners

Oral Ecology: Prebiotics, Probiotics, & Alternative Natural Sweeteners

In high school biology, a small amount of time is spent on the topic known as ecology. Most students study this subject to pass a test, but few realiz [...]
The New Role of Your Dentist

The New Role of Your Dentist

The next time you go to the dentist, the first question you may be asked is, "How is your health in general?" Over the last couple of decades, the rol [...]
Game of Bacteria: Killing Them Before They Kill You

Game of Bacteria: Killing Them Before They Kill You

Bacteria are everywhere. It’s a symbiotic relationship; we need them and they need us. Sometimes that relationship is a battle. When it comes to oral [...]
Does All Disease Start in the Mouth?

Does All Disease Start in the Mouth?

There are certain bugs or bacteria in the mouth that are always associated with periodontal disease. To differentiate the ‘bugs’ in my patients' mouth [...]
Oral Reflexology: How Your Mouth Reflects your Overall Health

Oral Reflexology: How Your Mouth Reflects your Overall Health

Reflexology has become a common practice in natural health. The concept of focusing on one part of the body to heal another is not new, and there is c [...]
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