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Today’s Dental Implant Choices

By | March 10th, 2017|Blog, Dental Implants, Holistic Dental Procedures, Holistic Dentistry|

The Use of Zirconia in Today’s Holistic Dental Implant Choices Healthy teeth are important to overall health and wellness. They help to form the foundation of an attractive face, and are influential to good health. Our teeth help us with eating and speech, as well as affect jaw position and posture, which affects the look of a person’s face. They also can impact other issues, such as breathing. TLC Dentistry, a holistic dental practice in Dunedin, Florida, takes a closer look at how today’s dental implant choices have improved these issues in ways never before possible. […]

Advances In Dental Treatments

By | March 6th, 2017|Blog, Dental Implants, Holistic Dentistry|

How Zirconium Advances in Dental Treatments are Used One thing few people think of when the time comes to get dental implants is the materials used to make them. When some people do think about this regarding the advances in dental treatments, one frightening thought that enters their minds is: are dental implants radioactive? As holistic dental professionals, Dr. Rawa S. Hassan, DDS, and her staff at TLC Dentistry in Dunedin, Florida, understand these concerns. And as a holistic dental office, TLC only practices advances in dental treatments that do not put patients at risk. […]

The Benefits Of Dental Implants

By | February 10th, 2017|Blog, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants, Oral Health|

Learning the Benefits of Dental Implants The human body relies on teeth to stay healthy. Without a set of healthy teeth, important things like eating become much harder. Without proper diet and being able to eat the right foods, the body cannot get the nutrients needed to stay healthy. There are a number of things that can weaken teeth and cause them to become damaged or to fall out: cavities, gum disease, tooth decay, impact injury, improper dental care, medication side effects, and more. Correcting these situations is one of the primary benefits of dental implants. […]

What Sets Holistic Dentistry Apart?

By | January 13th, 2017|Blog, Holistic Dental Procedures, Holistic Dentistry|

The Differences Between Holistic Dentistry & Conventional Dentistry These days, it seems the line between holistic dentistry and conventional dentistry is getting more and more blurred. Since the early days after the Holistic Dental Association was formed in 1978, many dental professionals have gradually created a kind of “hybrid” practice by adopting some holistic techniques but not all. Sometimes this is because these dental professionals honestly believe in the holistic methods they have added to their practice, though they aren’t in complete agreement with the holistic dentistry philosophy. […]

Virtually Painless Laser Gum Therapy!

By | December 11th, 2016|Blog, Gum Disease, Holistic Dentistry, Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy (LAPT), Laser Gum Therapy, Oral Health, Periodontal Disease|

Laser Gum Therapy: Little To No Pain Gum Disease Treatment In varying degrees of severity, periodontal disease affects almost half of American adults. As we age, that percentage increases to over 70% for people 65 and older. Left untreated, gum disease can cause severe mouth pain, increasingly serious infection, and tooth and bone loss. Often, people with gum disease are reluctant to go to the dentist for fear that the treatment will be too painful. But laser gum therapy takes the worry of severe pain during gum disease treatment for patients. […]

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. […]

The Risks Of Root Canals And Dental Amalgam Toxicity

By | July 27th, 2016|Blog, Holistic Dental Procedures, Holistic Dentistry, Oral Health|

Two Ways Dental Work Can Put Your Health At Risk According to an article by Derek Henry published on, the persistence and professional popularity of root canal treatment and dental amalgam are putting many dental patient’s health at risk. Today, what we’re learning about these two major dental procedures is giving many patients pause as they look for healthier alternatives. […]

Holistic Dentistry History

By | July 2nd, 2016|Holistic Dental Procedures, Holistic Dentistry|

When you hear "Holistic Dentistry", what do you think about? These days, all sorts of misunderstanding abounds, including that holistic dentistry is a specialty within [...]

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