Holistic Dentistry – Assure A Smile http://www.assureasmile.com News, Tips, and Articles about Miami Dentistry Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:00:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.5 3D Imaging and Printing at Assure a Smile is Dramatically Changing Dentistry for the Better http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/3d-imaging-printing-assure-smile-dramatically-changing-dentistry-better/ Mon, 01 Jan 2018 15:00:58 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3467 3D imaging and printing have transformed how things are done in a wide range of industries and professions. The ability to visualize and produce with unprecedented precision and clarity have made both manufacturing and medicine more efficient while producing vastly superior results. The same can be said about the impact of this revolutionary technology on...

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When Should Dental Amalgams Be Removed? http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/dental-amalgams-removed/ Mon, 31 Jul 2017 15:00:40 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3392 We have written extensively about the dangers inherent in silver fillings (dental amalgam) which are prepared with liquid mercury. Liquid mercury is extremely harmful to our health and well-being, which is why we practice mercury-free dentistry at Assure A Smile, including safe mercury filling removal. We replace these silver fillings with one of a number...

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Energy Medicine, Teeth Meridians, and Electro-Acupuncture According to Voll http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/energy-medicine-teeth-meridians-and-electro-acupuncture-according-to-voll/ Mon, 19 Jun 2017 15:00:38 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3369 At Assure A Smile, we take a holistic approach to dentistry that remains aware of how the teeth and gums are intricately connected to the entire body. Diagnosis, treatment, and care is based on patients’ needs given these connections. One way the body demonstrates its interconnected essence is through its natural energy flow. Far from...

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The Link Between Stress, Cortisol and Periodontitis http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/link-stress-cortisol-periodontitis/ Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:24:25 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3359 The holistic dentistry we practice at Assure A Smile is premised on the idea that oral health cannot and should not be viewed in isolation from other aspects of our health. Problems elsewhere in the body can lead to serious problems with your teeth and gums, and treating the symptoms without addressing the cause of...

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What Causes Bad Breath? http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/bad-breath-causes/ Mon, 22 May 2017 20:00:12 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3339 Every minute of every day, our mouths are busy taking care of essential business, like breathing, swallowing, eating, and drinking. Our mouths’ workload also includes talking and maybe the occasional kiss. But those last two activities, in particular, can be embarrassing and uncomfortable if you suffer from bad breath. Halitosis is common – the factors...

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4 Natural Ways to Boost Your Oral Hygiene http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/natural-ways-boost-oral-hygiene/ Mon, 08 May 2017 20:00:46 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3333 Your mouth is a mess. Even if you have impeccable oral hygiene habits, fighting the bacteria and toxins that our mouths develop or are exposed to every single day is a constant battle. But it’s a battle that can be won without resorting to chemicals or artificial solutions. At Assure a Smile, we believe that...

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Why Choose Ceramic Dental Implants? http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/choose-ceramic-dental-implants/ Mon, 01 May 2017 20:00:48 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3321 For over 50 years, dental professionals have turned to dental implants to reconstruct patients’ lost teeth. Unlike conventional dentures, implants are structurally fused to the jawbone, creating a secure fit that feels and looks natural. Dental implants restore chewing function while improving speech, appearance, comfort and general self-esteem. For the 30 percent of people aged 65 to...

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PATH: Advances in Holistic Dentistry with Dr. Ted Herrmann http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/path-advances-in-holistic-dentistry/ Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:00:31 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3309 On Wednesday, April 19, Dr. Ted Herrmann, DMD, led a lecture on the latest technological advances in holistic dentistry and general wellbeing. The event was organized and led by Positive Alternative Therapies in Healthcare (PATH), a non-profit educational group that teaches how chronic illnesses are highly influenced by environment, nutrition and lifestyle. At the event,...

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4 Ways Ozone Therapy Promotes Healing http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/4-ways-ozone-therapy-promotes-healing/ Mon, 17 Apr 2017 20:00:46 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3306 Medical-grade O3 has been used for over 150 years to treat infections and disease.¹ Despite its long-standing history of effectiveness, ozone therapy is somewhat new to the field of modern dentistry. At Assure A Smile, we use ozone therapy to restore cavities, perform root canals, minimize sensitivity and treat periodontitis. This minimally-invasive technology is more...

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Do Root Canals Cause Breast Cancer? http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/root-canals-breast-cancer/ Mon, 10 Apr 2017 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.assureasmile.com/?p=3299 Each year, over 40 million teeth are treated with root canals. Root canals are performed to remove the nerve and the surrounding pulp at the center of an infected or decaying tooth. Most mainstream dentists see root canals as the only way to save a tooth’s structure in severe cases. After the pulp is removed,...

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