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Use of biocompatible dental materials:
Let’s face it, we live in a toxic world; so you don’t want to add to your toxic load or create more stress on your immune system through your dentistry. Studies indicate that, at some point, at least twenty percent of dental patients develop sensitivity to dental material. Your holistic dentistry will tend to different tests available to determine which materials are right for you.
Painless and natural treatment of gum diseases:
In dentistry, the only condition that strictly causes the disease is periodontal (gum) disease. Recently, the media has attracted a lot of attention on the investigations that kill the bacteria that cause the confinement of the gums not only found in the mouth. The same bacterium can be found in the torrent of blood when a patient is locked up in the blood, and also can be present in cases of locked up heart disease. The mouth is the gateway to the body, and a healthy oral environment is a necessary support for a strong heart in a healthy body. Your gums are the foundation for any dental treatment. Holistic dentistry will attempt to implement a balanced and progressive program to preserve this before recommending a more aggressive treatment for periodontal care.
The final elimination of metallic impastos:
It is vital that a strict protocol is signed, that is, that you should replace the metallic patches. This includes dental insulation so that no metal particles find their way into your mouth or, worse yet, get swallowed. It should be provided with clean air and oxygen to breathe, along with any special filtration, and a customized high-speed vacuum unit.
Ideally, your holistic dentistry should also have a filter that prevents the metal that has been withdrawn from entering the public water system. In our oceans, the cause of contamination is caused by dental metals. The dentists of the Gulf of Mexico Area are really obliged to implement this type of filtration to protect the waters of the sea.
Effective prevention and treatment of bite problems and TMJ problems:
Your holistic dentist knows that your mouth is the gateway to your body, not only internally but also structurally. The alignment of the patient’s bite should always be factored into the total dental treatment picture, along with specific concerns such as problems with the jaw joint (TMJ). The evaluation of the bite is important for treatment, not only for the head and jaw but also for the structure of the body in general.
The measures to take for bite correction include the use of splints designed with cutting-edge materials, as well as muscle adjustments inside the mouth. Sometimes your holistic dentist can coordinate treatment directly with a chiropractor to give you the most positive results.
Your bite must be at its best for the successful outcome of your dental treatment: a relaxed and beautiful smile.
Traditionally, dentists have always emphasized the importance of brushing and flossing, especially after eating sweets, for the maintenance of oral health. Your holistic dentist can put even more emphasis on the importance of good eating habits.
For example, a sugar-free alkaline diet is an important adjunct to preventive oral health. It is well known that sugar contributes to tooth decay. This is because spoilage-causing bacteria feed and grow easily on sugar intake. An alkaline diet is also helpful because the stress of our world tends to cause acidity in the saliva, which affects the health of the teeth and gums. An alkaline diet keeps the pH of saliva in the proper balance so that the digestive processes that begin with the mouth work optimally. Following a few simply dietary guidelines can minimize and eliminate sugar cravings.
Your holistic dentist may also use aids such as homeopathic ones, which are powerful support for oral health and dental treatment. Aconitum Napellus homeopathic granules can be given to calm anxiety before treatment. Homeopathic gels can be used topically after procedures to dissipate the effects of anesthetics. Others, like Arnica and Traumeel, can be applied topically to the sore gum tissue.
Cosmetic bonding for the preservation of tooth structure:
Metal fillings that are 15 to 20 years old can create cracks in your teeth that eventually grow into fractures. It is not uncommon for old fillings to remain intact while tooth structure crumbles around them. In addition to metal fillings weakening tooth structure, they stain the underlying black. It’s best to remove old fillings before they break down your teeth, risking root canals or crowns and caps.
Through bonding techniques, caps or crowns are sometimes unnecessary, as the bonding helps hold the tooth together instead of pulling it apart. This strengthening through bonding allows us to be more conservative and remove less tooth structure. There are many durable tooth-colored filling materials available today that support the tooth and look natural and beautiful.
Products and education to eliminate toxicity from your dental treatment, dental products, your home, and your environment:
Today limiting the damage caused by toxicity is a hidden determinant of good health. Limiting toxicity can be as challenging as getting proper nutrition. Your body has the wisdom to convert what you feed it into nutrients it can use, but over time the body’s immune system and organs can respond to cumulative toxicity by breaking down.
It is important for patients to be aware of the ingredients that should be avoided in toothpaste and mouthwashes. Organic, effective, and good-tasting alternatives for home dental care are becoming more widely available. Your holistic dentist can educate you on the many ways toxic ingredients can be found in personal care and cleaning products, and even in foods and medications.
Learning which ingredients are best avoided and spending time reading labels are two ways we can help ourselves and our families strive for good oral health and overall wellness. Educating and influencing patients to live a more balanced lifestyle is another reason your holistic dentist provides an important service to your community.
If you want to be treated by a holistic dentist, call Unicare Dental Center.