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Healthy Gums, Healthy Heart

Healthy Gums, Healthy Heart

It may be fair to say that the gums are a foundation for health and wellbeing in the entire body and not just the mouth. February has been designated as Heart Health Month by the American Heart Association, and numerous studies have demonstrated the link between...
Why Routine Cleanings are Important and When to Use Lasers

Why Routine Cleanings are Important and When to Use Lasers

Integrative Dentistry is focused on curing gum disease and we feel that having healthy gums are vital not only for a healthy mouth but also leads to a healthy body. Typically gun disease is treated with antibiotics, deep cleanings and gum surgery. At integrative...
The Root Canal Cover-Up: Did George Meinig Have it Right?

The Root Canal Cover-Up: Did George Meinig Have it Right?

Did George Meinig have it right when he wrote ‘The Root Canal Cover-Up back in 1993?  Yes and no.  The reason I say this is explained below, so keep reading. In his book, Meinig highlights the research done by Westin Price a century ago demonstrating how root...
How to Not Get Exposed to Mercury During Amalgam Removal

How to Not Get Exposed to Mercury During Amalgam Removal

Amalgams are silver-colored metal fillings. 50% mercury by volume. It has been estimated that up to 14% of the metal waste in the oceans is from dental amalgam. Its use has been banned entirely in Norway, Denmark and Sweden. In September 2020 an article published in...
Dr. Mercola Interviews Root Canal Specialist

Dr. Mercola Interviews Root Canal Specialist

I was a little surprised when I heard that Dr. Mercola interviewed Dr Kanter, a root canal specialist. Dr. Mercola is a man with a mission, familiar to many health-minded people as an advocate for natural health. The current conversation about root canals among many...
Oral Systemic Health – Why It Matters

Oral Systemic Health – Why It Matters

Dr O’s Anti-Inflammatory Blueprint A Holistic Way to Support Teeth & Gums Why Oral Health is So Important  In this post we discuss a unique model of prevention, treatment and maintenance that you will not find anywhere else. In order to maintain oral health...