760-632-1304 [email protected]
When is a Crown like Jewelry?

When is a Crown like Jewelry?

When is a crown like jewelry? When it’s made of zirconia. Not just zirconia alone, but when combined with porcelain layered and baked over it, as I will describe below. Most people have hear of zirconia diamonds. They are very hard and beautiful. But most people...
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...