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Titanium Allergy Might Contribute to Peri-Implantitis, Implant Loss

In general, dental implants have a high degree of success. But when dental implants fail, the leading cause is peri-implantitis. But what causes peri-implantitis?

Researchers looking into this question found high levels of titanium in diseased tissue. They suspect that the presence of titanium contributes to the progression of the disease. […]

Treating Sleep Apnea Reduces Heart Risks

At Contemporary Dentistry, we are mindful of the ways that dental care can impact your overall health. This isn’t just a holistic dentistry principle, it’s something we’ve observed and strive to provide for our patients–dentistry that can improve your health and your quality of life.

One of the ways that […]

Ask These Questions about Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry Materials

In the past, people have been too complacent about what doctors and dentists decided to introduce into our bodies. The dentist said you need a filling and we never stopped to question what that filling was made of. Then it turns out that the fillings we received were made mostly of Mercury-Free Fillings

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Study Reveals MRIs Release Mercury from Amalgam Fillings

A new study shows that magnetic resonance imaging (MRIs) can release mercury from metal amalgam fillings. Attention is being given to the fact that high-powered MRIs can cause a very high release of mercury. However, little attention is being given to the fact that even normal MRIs likely trigger the release of mercury, and, […]

Why Top Athletes Can Have Bad Teeth

A new study confirms that top athletes in Great Britain have bad teeth. Although the study looks exclusively at athletes from the UK, its results are much more broadly applicable than that–many top athletes are plagued by dental problems. Understanding why competing as an elite athlete damages teeth helps show why a Holistic Dentistry

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