There have been a lot of advances in dentistry during the past few decades, including the emergence and growing popularity of holistic dental techniques. But although more patients are becoming aware of the existence of holistic dentistry, there’s still plenty of confusion over what it is – and how it differs from traditional dentistry. Here’s what you should know.
Do you know what holistic dentistry is? Even though holistic dentistry has become much more popular and readily available during the past decade, lots of people still don’t know what it is. The answer is simple: Holistic dentistry is based on the idea that your entire body is composed of interconnected systems, and that when one part of your body is treated – like your teeth or gums – that treatment can potentially affect other parts of your body as well.
Even though holistic dentistry has become much more popular and readily available during the past decade, lots of people still don’t know what it is. The answer is simple: Holistic dentistry is based on the idea that your entire body is composed of interconnected systems, and that when one part of your body is treated – like your teeth or gums – that treatment can potentially affect other parts of your body as well.
When you’re pregnant, you take lots of precautions to protect your baby’s health, like eating right, getting lots of rest, and having regular prenatal exams. But there’s one more simple step you should take to make sure your developing baby stays healthy before entering the world: Have your teeth cleaned.
Pretty much everybody knows a healthy diet and regular exercise play important roles in improving heart health, but did you know your oral health habits could play a critical role too? It’s true; several studies have shown taking better care of your teeth – specifically, doing all you can to prevent gum disease – could play a big role in helping you prevent heart disease and heart attack. That’s because researchers have discovered that people who have gum disease are also much more likely to have chronic inflammation as well as atherosclerosis, a disease that develops when sticky plaques build up inside the walls of the arteries. And both of those issues make heart disease (and heart attacks) a lot more likely.
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Everyone knows poor oral health has a direct effect on the teeth and gums, causing decay, infections, gum disease, and eventually, tooth loss. But very few people realize the impact oral health issues can have on their overall health and wellness – and that means they’re leaving themselves exposed to an array of serious medical […]
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