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Holistic Dentistry

What is Holistic Dentistry, and How Can it Help Me?

We talk about holistic dentistry all the time, but what does it mean? And how does holistic dentistry, rather than traditional dentistry, benefit you as the patient?

Holistic dentistry can mean something different to each dentist, but it boils down to the following: ’treating, not just what’s happening inside their […]

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Take Care of Your Teeth, Lower Your Risk of Stroke

When we think about self-care, we typically think of improving our diet for gut and heart health, pampering our skin to look younger, and taking a spa day to relax our muscles and clear our minds. At ’Contemporary, we think it’s time to start adding oral health into the self-care cycle.

We’ve already […]

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Oral Health and Addiction: Dentistry as a Tool for Healing

Drug addiction seems to be a topic we can no longer avoid—and for good reason. The number of Americans who die due to drug overdose rises each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 17,000 Americans died of an overdose in 1999. That number more than doubled in 2007, with 36,000 deaths. And […]

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Stress Takes a Toll: South Korean President Lost 12 Teeth to Work

Stress is something that is bad for your overall health. It can impact your body’s ability to grow and heal, and lead to long-term health consequences. It also affects your oral health, and can lead to long-term damage to your smile.

In perhaps the most dramatic case we’ve heard of, an official claims the […]

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Strengthening the Link between Gum Disease and Pancreatic Cancer

We know that gum disease isn’t just a disease of the mouth. Instead, it’s a chronic infection that can lead to health effects throughout the body. One of the most feared of these connections is with cancer, especially pancreatic cancer.

Pancreatic cancer remains one of the deadliest forms of cancer. The survival rate of pancreatic […]

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