Deals with the mind, body, and spirit of the Patient
As a holistic dentist (and former “traditional” dentist), I frequently get asked about the differences between “traditional” and “holistic” dentistry. While there are a few distinct differences that categorize dentists...Read More
For decades dentists have been placing “silver” fillings to repair cavities and halt tooth decay. Despite the common “silver” moniker, these fillings contain very little silver at all. Instead, they are a mixture of metals that create an amalgam. One of those metals is arguably the most toxic metal on Earth: Mercury.Read More
Before we can get into depth on the differences, I think it’s important to look at what the word “holistic” really means. The word holistic is not a reflection of the practices and techniques used by the dentist, but of an overall philosophy of the role of oral care. The word itself comes from “holistic” meaning “the whole.” Truly holistic dentists will educate patients on the importance of overall health and how dentistry can play a role in the overall health. Read More
Please remember that these materials are not good for everyone. In other words, you may be sensitive to some or all of these materials. That’s why we incorporate several different methods to determine biocompatibility. Here are the three methods, Read More
We ask you these questions because things are changing. For generations, people know their dentist as the “tooth doctor” – the one they go to for toothaches, for filling a cavity, or for simply getting a checkup. Most dentists do a great job of servicing this need.Read More
Dr. Mark A. Breiner, DDS, is the dentist who coined the term “Whole-Body Dentistry.” The title "Whole-Body Dentistry" refers to the idea that the body, not just the mouth, is directly or indirectly linked to dentistry.Read More
Revised and updated to be easier to use, this Tooth Meridian Chart shows you further that the mouth and body are interconnected. Problems in the teeth can have a direct influence on another organ (or organs) in the body.
Disclaimer: This chart is for interesting information only. It is not intended to be diagnostic nor should it be construed to be so. This information is not the opinion of the current mainstream dental leadership such as the ADA or CDA.