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Friends, patients, and staff: We are pleased to announce that our first day at our new office location at 9220 SW 72nd St. has enjoyed an exciting new start! We would like to thank everyone for bearing with us through the transition. We truly appreciate all of your patience, hard work, and support. And we are happy to report that our new office has already seen many beautiful smiles!
Despite no clinical evidence to support that the mineral helps to reduce tooth decay, most communities in the United States still have water that is treated with fluoride. Over time, fear of tooth decay and gum disease has led to an explosion of fluoride toothpastes, mouth rinses, and special enamel treatments that purportedly improve oral health. Contrary to conventional wisdom, Americans are experiencing fluoride overload that is causing increased rates of fluorosis, arthritis, and other serious illnesses. This guide has been created to spread awareness for the dangers of fluoride, and to help consumers reduce exposure to this dangerous mineral by avoiding fluoride in popular beverages, fruits, vegetables, and other groceries.
This February, Assure A Smile raises awareness for children’s oral health needs. According to studies published by the Surgeon General, American children suffer from chronic tooth decay at alarming numbers, predisposing the nation’s youth to serious health issues. In the short run, high rates of tooth decay can lead to gum disease, infection, and gingivitis. Long term, however, the bacteria that causes gum disease has been found to also cause heart disease and increase the risk of stroke.
Cosmetic dentistry focuses on making positive changes to the teeth and oral tissues. Unfortunately, patients sometimes see cosmetic dental procedures as unnatural, artificial, or unnecessary. An overwhelming amount of research suggests otherwise, indicating that cosmetic procedures can actually spur far-reaching improvements in holistic health. It’s easy to see how cosmetic enhancements like bonds, dental implants, and orthodontics improve the structure, alignment, and physical health of the mouth. But studies also show cosmetic procedures help patients to live healthier and happier lives by providing less obvious improvements to mental and emotional well being.
Our biggest Miami Invisalign sale of the year is back, offering families unbeatable savings on the revolutionary new invisible braces system! From now until December 31st, all new Invisalign patients receive $1,000 off full treatment. Bi-monthly check-ups are included, providing new patients with professional guidance and support while creating the smile of their dreams. Visit this article to learn more about our December Invisalign Special.
Leaders from around the world have officially signed an agreement that will phase-out the use of mercury, an extremely hazardous neurotoxin that is still being used in a variety of production processes and consumer products, including silver dental fillings. Read more about the Minamata Treaty, and watch this video to see representatives from the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology speak at this historical event.
Anthropological research has consistently shown that our distant ancestors lived healthier, cleaner lives than we do today. Much of that has to do with industrialization; 2.6 million years ago, the world was free of cars, factories, and other environmental pollutants. Another big difference was daily diet. Try these delicious Paleo Diet Thanksgiving recipes for a healthy meal that the entire family will love!
New studies show that green tea leaves and extracts contain toxic levels of sodium fluoride, leading many health professionals to question the safety of this powerful source of antioxidants. Once celebrated for the ability to fight cancer, improve cardiovascular health, and stimulate natural weight loss, green tea products are now the subject of increased scrutiny and study.