Countless studies have been done on how soda affects the human body. Excessive soda consumption may result in obesity and diseases such as diabetes. It can also be quite damaging to your oral health. How so? Read further. Most sodas have high levels of sugar and they are acidic. When the sugar combines with…

Adults know how to go about ensuring proper oral care. When it comes to children, however, this can prove to be a little more challenging. When is the right time to introduce brushing, or flossing for that matter? A few basics can help you start becoming proactive about your child’s health. The teeth start to…

After a long day, your mouth can easily become full of bacteria, especially if you only brush your teeth once or twice a day. You know that somewhat slimy feeling you may have felt on your teeth when they’re not clean and you brush your tongue up against them? It’s likely a film of bacteria….

Indeed, a sleep study conducted back in 2017 of more than 8,000 adults revealed that those who slept fewer than five hours a night showed greater tooth decay versus those that slept at least seven or more hours. Separate research also appears to suggest that failing to sleep properly is right behind smoking as a…

  One of the distinct characteristics of holistic dentistry is how it focuses on the important relationship between oral health and its effect on the entire body. It’s been shown that poor oral hygiene can go as far as potentially increasing the risk of heart disease. Hence, it is important to keep the teeth and…

    When it comes to restoring teeth, there are several different options available to deal with problems such as a cracked tooth, decay, or cavities. In the past, restoring a tooth typically meant having to place those metal crowns, but holistic dentistry has evolved to the point where there are more aesthetically pleasing options…

Decay, teeth grinding, heavy fillings, all of these and more may lead to teeth cracking. Contrary to what you may think, cracked teeth may not always result in pain, which reinforces the importance of getting regular check-ups from a holistic dentist. Let’s explore this a bit more. A cracked tooth is, as its name implies,…

Gum Disease

The Miami Dentist Blog has covered the relationship between oral health and wellness extensively.  We’ve explored studies that previously have shown gum disease to increase the risk of heart disease.  We’ve also discussed the importance of holistic stress management, and the ways it helps to strengthen immunity to disease and overall health.  Now, recent research…

In this interview with the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT), Dr Herrmann explains how a personal experience led to becoming a holistic dentist nearly 25 years ago.   At Assure A Smile in Miami, we partner with our patients to help them develop healthy, natural, and effective oral hygiene habits as part…

What Are the Differences Between Dental Crowns and Tooth Bridges?

Dental crowns and tooth bridges are common and effective ways of remediating issues related to damaged or lost teeth. While crowns and bridges are both forms of dental prosthetics, they serve different purposes. Which one your dentist may recommend depends on the nature of your dental issue. Dental Crowns As its name implies, a dental…

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