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How Holistic Dentistry and Energy Meridians Work Together

If you are lucky enough to have a holistic dentist, you have undoubtedly heard about meridians, and at one time or another you’ve probably seen a meridian tooth chart. But exactly what are meridians and how do they relate to your teeth, and most importantly; your health? Having some understanding of how vital life force energy passes through the body and how that process relates...

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The World Health Organization urges “switch” away from amalgam

The World Health Organization urges “switch” away from amalgam

Great news from Charlie Brown at Consumers for Dental Choice. I can’t say it much better than he did, so you can read his letter verbatim, below. The World Health Organization urges “switch” away from amalgam In a clear sign that dentistry’s amalgam era is fading, the World Health Organization (“WHO”) just released its long-awaited report on dental amalgam.  In Future Use of Materials for Dental...

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Oral Exams Could be a Good Indicator of Lung Cancer

Tips for Keeping Your Teeth Healthy in 2011 and Beyond

At the risk of serious cliche, I have decided to post a list of ways to help you protect your teeth in 2011. Of course, these aren’t resolutions. I won’t call it a “top 10” list, and to be honest, it applies no matter what time of year it is. But… people always seem to inspire themselves to make changes as the calendar flips on...

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Save on CEREC Restorations and 3D Cone Beam Scans

Hi! I hope the summer has been treating you well! We’ve been slammed at the office and I’ve fallen behind on our newsletter, but I have some exciting news to share that you might be able to benefit from. (As a side note, most of this pertains to people in our area. I will be writing another article in the coming days with some news...

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Notice the More Conservative Use of Materials, Which preserves Surrounding Teeth

The Difference Between Dental Bridges

What’s a dental bridge? It’s a single unit that replaces one or more missing teeth by attaching a prosthetic to teeth adjacent to the missing tooth (or teeth). Pretty simple right? You’re missing a tooth, so you put in a bridge. End of story. Right…..? Well, not exactly. Not all bridges are made the same. Some are made from noble metals (like gold), some are...

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Holistic Dentistry

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:

Biocompatibility Testing

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.

Nutrition

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.

Ozone Dentistry

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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Set an Appointment Today

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.