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3 Reasons a Holistic Dentist Might be Right for You

3 Reasons a Holistic Dentist Is Right for You

Did you know that, according to Dr. Reinhard Voll, a German physician, 80% of human disease is indirectly or directly related to the oral cavity? We know our teeth aren’t isolated from the rest of our body, but medical and dental professionals often operate that way.

Sustainable Dentistry: Preserving Oral Health and Our Precious Planet

In today’s world, a growing concern for our environment goes hand-in-hand with our pursuit of health and wellness. As a dentist specializing in holistic and biological dentistry, I’m deeply committed to ensuring that our dental practices not only prioritize our patients’ well-being but also contribute to the preservation of our precious planet. With a passion for both smiles and sustainability, I’d like to shed light on the importance of eco-friendly dentistry and the safety measures that can make a world of difference.

What is a biological dentist?

What is a Biological Dentist?

A biological dentist understands that the mouth and body are fundamentally connected. This means illnesses and diseases of the body can be reflected in the mouth, and problems of the mouth can affect other areas of the body. A biological dentist can demonstrate ways in which your mouth and the rest of your body are mere reflections of one another and can highlight underlying illness and disease.


Ask Dr. Shetty: What Does Holistic Dental Medicine Say about Oil Pulling?

If you follow alternative medicine sources or have friends who care about all-natural healthcare, you may have encountered oil pulling. Oil pulling is an ancient medical practice from India in which you swish an edible oil, such as sesame or coconut oil, in your mouth. Practitioners of oil pulling say that it has huge benefits, such as removing bacteria from your mouth. But does science back them up?

The Dangers of Amalgam Fillings & How to Remove them Safely

The Dangers of Amalgam Fillings & How to Remove them Safely

Mercury has been is classified as a neurotoxin. It has been scientifically proven that mercury (amalgam) fillings in your mouth continuously release small amounts of toxic vapor into your body every time you eat, drink, brush your teeth, clench your jaw, chew gum and so forth. Over time, exposure to these toxic vapors can cause chronic mercury poisoning. But what exactly are amalgam fillings and why do they pose so many risks to our health? And for those of us who have metal in our mouths, how do we go about safely removing it?

Improve your smile with Invisalign

Improve Your Smile with Invisalign

Invisalign is a series of custom clear aligner trays that gently move your teeth into the correct position. Patients see results in as little as 6 weeks, and many complete the treatment in under a year. The aligners are clear, easy to put in and remove, and easy to clean. You can take them out when you eat, drink, brush or floss. If you have crooked teeth, an underbite, or an overbite, Invisalign can help.

Biological approach to healthy gums and teeth

Good Nutrition for Gums and Teeth, a Biological Dental Approach

If you are looking for a dental professional that understands the interconnectedness of the mouth and body, look no further. Dr. Supriya K Shetty, a biological dentist, has extensive training in the way the mouth and body work together. Not only that, Dr. Shetty approaches all dental procedures in a way that is minimally invasive, holistic and with the patient’s best health in mind.

Can Teeth Protect Themselves Against Cavities?

Can Teeth Protect Themselves Against Cavities?

It’s all about bacteria Our common understanding of the decay process focuses on how changes in the oral environment impact the bacteria to cause mineral loss, and thus cavities. While this is not an incorrect assertion, a new study done by Dr. Ralph R. Steinman and Dr. John Leonora suggests

Your Sleep May Not Be As Good As You Think – And That’s a Big Problem

Your Sleep May Not Be As Good As You Think – And That’s a Big Problem

How is your sleep? Do you sleep through the night, or do you wake frequently? Has a partner or family member complained that you snore? Do you ever wake up with a headache, a dry mouth, or feeling achy and draggy? If so, you may be suffering from sleep disordered breathing (SDB). A biological sleep dentist can help!