oral hygiene

In the March 2014 edition of The Lancet Neurology, one of the most prestigious medical research publications in the world, authors Dr. Phillippe Grandjean, MD and Philip J. Landrigan, MD officially classified fluoride as a neurotoxin. This recognition is a huge step for the holistic healthcare industry, and also a major announcement that helps patients…

miami-dentist-news-government-recommends-less-fluorideIt’s nearly everywhere: in our water, mouth rinses, and now toothpastes. Fluoride has been the go-to chemical for cavity prevention for over 50 years. Now, however, the Center for Disease Control warns that the chemical may be too prevalent. Too much fluoride may lead to serious oral health problems including hidden caries and fluorosis.

miami-dental-concerns-cookies-cavitiesThe only thing worse than receding holiday cheer is discovering you have a cavity in February! It is not as uncommon as you may think. The holidays bring family, friends, and sweet treats together for days on end. High spirits overshadow daily routine, and you may find yourself taking a nap with a mouth full of cookies! Take a moment to review the basics with Assure a Smile, and make a cavity free start in 2011.

miami-dentist-holistic-holiday-wellnessAre you eating enough power foods? If you are feeling tired, sick, or unusually stressed, that answer may be no! Eating power foods is easy, effective in boosting immunity to colds, and downright delicious! Take a moment to review these power food recommendations from your local Miami dentist.

miami-dentistry-safe-mercury-removal Safe mercury removal is in the public spotlight. With West Coast communities banning the use of toxic dental amalgam, patients nationwide are wondering: Should I have my fillings replaced?


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Costa Mesas became one of the first communities in the United States to ban the use of dental amalgam in dentistry procedures last month. Now, California policymakers hope to spread the legislation to other Orange County communities. Their goal: To trigger a domino effect that someday bans silver fillings and other uses of dental amalgam nationwide.

miami-dentist-waterlase-dentistryWhen we think of dental procedures, what typically comes to mind? If you’re like most people, you think of drilling, jaw-shaking vibrations, and uncomfortable heat. And you cringe. However, times have changed. Dentists in Miami, and professionals nationwide, are now employing exciting new technologies that provide the very same dental procedures with added comfort, convenience, and precision. And patients couldn’t be happier.

miami-dentist-diagnodent-laser-dentistryMinimally invasive technology is exciting for both medical professionals as well as the patients they treat. These new technologies allow professionals to conduct traditional procedures, often times with more precision and less pain. When searching for a Miami dental provider, you may wish to find a professional who uses minimally invasive technologies so your visit is as painless and comfortable as possible.

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Whether new to Miami or simply in search of a new health care professional, you may notice an increasing number of doctors, dentists, and other specialists who claim to be holistic. Like many, you may be confused as to how holistic health professionals differ from traditional ones, and you may be wondering if a holistic professional is right for you.

Overbite-treatment-with-InvisalignOverbites occur when the teeth of the upper jaw fall too far over those of the lower jaw. As a holistic dental practice, Assure a Smile offers the Invisalign treatment plan for patients who wish to gently correct their overbite while preserving their teeth. Miami Invisalign patients now receive $1,000 off treatment plans, making today the day to start forming the smile of your dreams!

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