The best time to get your dental work done is now. July 4th has passed, and we are in the heat of summer. It is time for vacations, heading to the pool, enjoying the extra sunshine, and spending time with family. It’s your summer break. But let’s not forget that summer is also the best time to get your health in check. Do you have...
Earlier today a visitor stopped by and dropped off a brochure on a new ceramic dental implant system. After years of fighting other dentists on the merits of dental implants made of biocompatible materials, one of the most successful and most reputable implant companies in the world has just come out with their version ceramic dental implants. That company is Straumann and their new ceramic...
Crushing The Top Four Dental Myths There are a lot of places to get bad information, partial information or just completely made up information on just about any topic. Myths about what makes a healthy mouth are especially numerous. A multitude of ways to have great teeth and keep them healthy seem veiled in mystery and chance. While it is true that some patients are...
Top Ten Reasons To Get a Dental Implant Current statistics estimate that 69% of all adults have suffered the loss of at least one permanent, adult tooth. After the loss of any tooth, even one that is not conspicuously missing from an otherwise bright smile, your dentist will likely encourage considering options for replacement. Replacing a lost tooth can restore a smile and keep other...
Why You Have Bad Breath In The First Place Halitosis–bad breath–one of the most humiliating situations a person can find themselves in, and yet millions of us are unaware of chronic bad breath. Still millions of other people aren’t sure what they can do to finally get rid of their stinky breath. For some, bad breath only occasionally plagues them, for others suffer from bad...
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Optimal overall health begins and ends in the oral cavity. There have been many medical studies over the years that have shown a link between poor oral health and diseases such as arthritis. Sometimes, however, dental treatments are so preoccupied with resolving oral problems that they neglect the health of the rest of the body. This is why the services of a holistic dentist in Encinitas is vital.
As one of the most trusted natural dentists in San Diego County, Dr. Marvin Pantangco offers top-class holistic dentistry treatments to his patients. When you choose us for your dental care needs, you can be assured that every dental treatment and procedure you undergo is not only good for you oral health, but also your overall well-being as well.
Some of the holistic dentistry services offered at The Center for Natural Dentistry include:
The introduction of implants and other similar dental prosthetics require the body to accept the material used to fashion such prosthetics. Biocompatibility testing services help you and your natural dentist determine your body’s compatibility with certain materials, significantly reducing the chances of rejection and potentially dangerous reactions, as well as improve the chances of a successful procedure.
Safe Dental Materials
Unfortunately, some dental materials may contain substances that may have an adverse effect on your overall health. For example, amalgam fillings can leak, exposing you to toxic mercury. Heavy metals such as aluminum can be found in dentures. We can help identify any potentially dangerous substances you may currently be using, remove them, and replace them for you.
Brushing and flossing your teeth are great ways to preserve the health of your teeth, but you should also be aware of whether or not your body gets enough nutrients from your daily diet to support your teeth. A holistic dentist like Dr. Marvin can help you make any adjustments to your diet to make sure your body is getting enough of the vitamins and minerals necessary to maintain strong, healthy teeth.
One of the most complex and perplexing problems in dentistry today is infection control. Ozone therapy creates a transient oxidative burst, a reaction that overstresses and kills harmful microorganisms, effectively disinfecting an area. As an added bonus, ozone therapy is also known to improve blood flow and induce faster healing.
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If you are interested in holistic dentistry, please do not hesitate to call us at 760-536-1199 and set an appointment with Dr. Marvin. You may also send us a message through our Contact Us page. We look forward to seeing you in our dental office and helping you achieve a radiant smile.