Contemporary Dentistry

Holistic Dentistry

Dry January Could Be Good for Your Teeth, Too

Over the holidays, many of us tend to drink more alcohol than usual. It often comes along as part of the usual social scene. Spending time with friends and family often come along with drinks, whether it’s wine with dinner, cocktails in the evening, or beers while enjoying the football or basketball games. But at […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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