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The PFZ is the Clear Winner Over PFM’s for Front Teeth?

The PFZ is the Clear Winner Over PFM’s for Front Teeth?

What is a PFZ Crown PFZ stands for porcelain fused to a zirconia crown that produces a superlative result in many situations. Zirconia is zirconium oxide that has porcelain like qualities but is strong. Feldspathic porcelain is pure porcelain that is layered on top to...
Which is Better a PFM or a Full Porcelain Crown?

Which is Better a PFM or a Full Porcelain Crown?

I’m often asked, ‘What’s the best crown material?’ In my eyes, hands down, the best crown material is porcelain from a health and biocompatibility point of view. So, between the two most popular types of crowns in dentistry today, I always...
The Microbiome of Our Mouth and Gut

The Microbiome of Our Mouth and Gut

The terrain of our bodies, its ‘microbiome,’ is host to trillions of microorganisms. Some are beneficial and some are not. You might hear about the ‘microbiome of the gut,’ as well as the ‘microbiome of the mouth.’ Given that the digestive process begins in the mouth,...
A Holistic Guide to Preventing Tooth Decay

A Holistic Guide to
Preventing Tooth Decay

DIY Ways to Prevent Cavities I’m often asked in my practice, ‘Dr O, how can I prevent tooth decay?’ Unfortunately it’s usually after I tell someone that they have cavities and need dental work. Because once you get holes in your teeth...
Bio-Friendly Materials for Healthier Smiles

Bio-Friendly Materials for Healthier Smiles

Bio-Friendly Dental Materials Introduction Biological Dentistry is an approach to dentistry focusing on the biocompatibility of dental materials. In a toxic world it’s not advisable to add to our bodies’ toxic load through dentistry or create more stress to our immune...
Lasers and Dentistry

Lasers and Dentistry

The Advantages of Laser Gum Surgery The Phase Contrast Microscope In 2009 I figured out a unique way to use a phase contrast microscope and transfer the video image live onto a high definition TV screen. A microscope expert showed me how to port the image through a...