Contemporary Dentistry

Preventative Dentistry

This Is Why You Should Consider Plant-Based Mouthwash

Oral hygiene is one of the most important steps to ensuring good oral health. Typical oral hygiene includes brushing and flossing, but for some people a mouthwash may also be recommended to help control plaque and prevent gum disease.

Unfortunately, many commercial mouthwashes have additions that aren’t good for oral […]

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Good News for Teeth: Sugary Drink Consumption Continues to Decline

In holistic dentistry, we know that taking care of your teeth is more than just oral hygiene and making regular dental visits. It’s about adopting a lifestyle that is healthy for your teeth and your body.

And one of the best places to start with that is by changing your […]

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New Study Shows Yogurt Consumption Could Lower Gum Disease Risk

It’s an essential principle of holistic dentistry that your diet is one of the biggest influences on your oral health. Most of the time, we talk about foods that are associated with increased risks, such as fruit juices or sugary snacks. But it’s also important to understand that some foods could have a protective effect […]

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Propolis: An All-Natural Do-It-All in Dentistry

There are few natural substances that are more flexible and more effective for dental treatments than propolis. Propolis has powerful protective and regenerative properties that make it appropriate for many purposes in dentistry–and studies show that it can significantly improve your results without introducing synthetic chemicals. As part of our holistic dentistry

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The Relationship Between Stevia Extract and Cavities

Stevia is a sugar substitute extracted from the leaves of the plant species Stevia rebaudina local to Brazil and Paraguay. Used for centuries to sweeten yerba mate tea and as a folk remedy for symptoms of hypertension, this plant also has another incredible benefit: it can help reduce cavities.

Amid a myriad of research conducted in […]

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