Contemporary Dentistry logo

How to Care for Your Oral Microbiome During Shutdown

As New York begins reopening for business after NY PAUSE, Rochester is one of the areas that will begin reopening this Friday May 15. However, with the phased reopening process, many of us will continue to remain at home for the foreseeable future.  During this time, it’s important to be focused on your {{{{link [...]

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 [...]

Why Do We Need X-Rays From My Holistic Dentist?

One of the most common questions I hear from patients is, “You’re a holistic dentist, why do you want to take x-rays? I don’t think I need any more…” and perhaps you have found yourself saying the same thing. I believe a balanced approach that takes all factors into consideration could help us all feel [...]

Metals Trigger Most Allergies at the Dentist

As holistic dentists, Contemporary Dentistry works hard to use the most biocompatible materials we can. If a dental material doesn’t work harmoniously with your body’s systems, it’s not a good choice for putting in your mouth, no matter what its other properties.  Part of this is our commitment to using as few [...]

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 patients as a whole, not just what’s happening inside [...]

Go to Top