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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?

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?