San Diego holistic and biological dentist Carey O’Rielly reviews 20 issues you want to explore about your family or general dental care provider’s practice: their philosophy, treatment modalities and approach to environmental health. 1. Where did the doctor study? 2. How long has the doctor been in practice? 3. Does the doctor see one patient.. read more →

07 Mar 2015
March 7, 2015

TMJ Disorder and Pain Relief

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The bones of the human head are directly associated with two of the body’s most complicated joint systems, the cranial sutures of the skull and the TMJ (temporal mandibular joint). The human head sits atop the cervical structure with the center of gravity in front of the spine, linked by the musculature and joints. The.. read more →

Avoiding toxicity in any form is one of the main determinants of good health and an extension of the guiding light that is the Hippocratic Oath: First do no harm. Since October of 2002, state law requires informed consent materials at your dentist’s office that describesome of the dangers of mercury. As of 2006, California.. read more →

03 Mar 2015
March 3, 2015

On Cosmetic Dentistry

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Cosmetic dentistry is a broad term for the type of dental work that enables you to have a dazzling smile that you feel great about. Millions have witnessed this potential on Reality TV “Cinderella stories”. Shows like The Swan, Extreme Makeover and America’s Next Top Model have demonstrated how cosmetic dentistry can create positive, even.. read more →

01 Mar 2015
March 1, 2015

Mercury In Your Silver Fillings

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I am often asked by patients whether they should be concerned about the mercury in their silver fillings. Silver or amalgam fillings are nearly 50% mercury and mercury is a very toxic substance. It has been shown that mercury is released from fillings in minute amounts, especially when chewing. The significant question here is, “Are.. read more →