Category: Dental Health

It May Be Time to Change Your Dentist

It May Be Time to Change Your Dentist

Every licensed practitioner of dentistry in the United States, whether a DDS or a DMD, has been trained in allopathic dentistry—the somewhat mechanica [...]
Your Dentist Can Help You Breathe Easier and Sleep Better

Your Dentist Can Help You Breathe Easier and Sleep Better

As we all know, the most important involuntary act we perform every second is to breathe—after all, we need to breathe to live. But how many of us are [...]
Go Ceramic! Benefits of Nonmetal Implants

Go Ceramic! Benefits of Nonmetal Implants

Placing ceramic implants is one of my passions in dentistry, partially because implants are the best choice to replace missing teeth. There are differ [...]
Does Bottle Feeding Cause Sleep Apnea in Children?

Does Bottle Feeding Cause Sleep Apnea in Children?

As parents, we always try to do the best for our kids. We believe in breastfeeding; many health-conscious parents go out of their way to find organic, [...]
Chronic Pain: Treating the Invisible Disorder

Chronic Pain: Treating the Invisible Disorder

Almost all of us have encountered pain at some point, usually in its acute form. However, chronic pain is different and can frequently lead to restric [...]
Rethink Your Oral Health

Rethink Your Oral Health

Most of us know that oral health is very important. We take measures to maintain good oral hygiene, going for regular dental visits and having two cle [...]
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 [...]
Silent Problems in Your Jaw

Silent Problems in Your Jaw

Many patients come to see me because they are concerned that they may have a cavitation. A cavitation is an area in the bone that is dead or dying and [...]
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 [...]
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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