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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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Titanium Allergy Is a Good Reason to Choose Metal-Free Zirconia Implants

If you’ve lost one or more teeth and are considering dental implants, you probably already know that most dental implants are made of titanium. For some people, this can cause immediate concern, and can lead to serious problems after you get dental implants.

Titanium allergy is a good reason to […]

Your Household Environment May Determine Salivary Microbiome

It’s important to understand the oral microbiome if we want to properly prevent and treat oral disease. A healthy oral microbiome can help you avoid tooth decay and gum disease, but an unhealthy one can encourage decay and disease. Holistic dentistry teaches us that your oral microbiome is impacted […]