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Debate On Fluoride Toothpaste Continues

By | August 17th, 2016|Blog, Oral Health|

Why Holistic Dentists Oppose Fluoride Toothpaste No matter what some may say, dental professionals who practice in quality holistic offices like TLC Dentistry in Dunedin will tell you that it’s not at all unreasonable to be concerned about fluoride toothpaste, especially when this warning appears on the carton of all fluoride toothpaste: “Keep out of the reach of children under 6 years of age. If you accidentally swallow more than used for brushing, seek professional help or contact a poison control center immediately.” Along with amalgam filling removal, important surgical extractions or proper cavitation surgery, fluoride toothpaste is a subject that holistic dentists take seriously.  […]

Holistic Dentists & Eco Dentists: Is There A Difference?

By | August 9th, 2016|Blog, Holistic Dental Procedures, Holistic Dentistry, Oral Health|

Holistic Dentists & Eco Dentistry There’s a new buzz phrase going around the halls of holistic dentistry: Eco Dentistry. And it’s not just some passing phase among holistic dentists who promote healthy, natural dental practices. According to a recent article by Peter Cobabe that was published on, eco dentistry is a natural extension of the now well-established holistic dental movement. So, does that mean there’s a difference between an holistic dentist and an eco dentist? Let’s find out. […]

Are Gum Disease & Heart Disease Connected?

By | August 3rd, 2016|Blog, Oral Health|

Sick At Heart? It May Begin With Gum Disease When you hear the term “heart healthy,” the first thing that comes to mind may not be your oral health. But you shouldn’t overlook the strong connection between gum disease and heart conditions. Gum disease, medically known as periodontal disease, is an infection of the oral areas that surround the teeth. But gum disease is an umbrella term that poorly describes the variety of periodontal diseases that can affect all areas related to the teeth. Infections can attack not just the gums, but the cementum (the specialized tissues that anchor teeth to bone) and the oral bone structures. But periodontal disease may not stop there. […]

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