It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but for your teeth, it can be a season of bad tidings. Tasty holiday treats along with the craziness and disruption caused by shopping, company, and get-togethers can all conspire to throw you off your routine and treat your teeth poorly. While you’re decking the…
Here are Assure A Smile, we are proud to offer zirconia dental implants – a revolutionary alternative to titanium alloys used for decades in replacing lost teeth. Despite the extensive benefits of zirconium as a substitute for titanium, the vast majority of dentists still opt for traditional metal implants. For some patients, particularly individuals with…
Can gum disease cause arthritis? Physicians have been interested in the possible connection between gum disease and arthritis since as early as 1980. In one of the newest studies on periodontitis and swollen joints, physicians studied over 6,100 men between 1987 and 1998 to assess the prevalence of each condition. One shocking discovery: Of the men studied, those with severe gum disease were twice as likely to suffer with sever symptoms of Rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Miami dentists have long warned parents to pay strict attention to the oral health of children. Recent research conducted at the University of Illinois gives way to further concern, as studies show that infants are particularly susceptible to bacteria growth and cavity formation.
Miami Invisalign treatments are becoming popular among both holistic dentists as well as the patients they treat. Invisalign has gained support from the holistic dental community primarily for its minimally invasive method of straightening teeth. These revolutionary “removable” orthodontic braces effectively straighten teeth without disrupting the normal eating, brushing, and flossing habits of the patient. As a result, patients are able to comfortably straighten their teeth while minimizing the chances of developing tooth decay and gum disease!
The Fluoride Action Network (FAN) is a non-profit organization dedicated to spreading awareness for the toxicity of fluoride and the health impacts of current exposure. Over 3,000 American health professionals have signed an official statement with FAN, supporting the group’s efforts to educate the public about the potentially harmful affects of fluoride. Assure a Smile Miami Dentistry stands by FAN in spreading awareness for fluoride toxicity and educating patients on ways to avoid this readily available mineral.
“Dental and Public health administrators should be aware of the total fluoride exposure in the population before introducing any additional fluoride program,” reported the World Health Organization in 1994 (i). But have they?
Since 1940, more and more individuals have begun consuming fluoridated water. Often times, that water is disguised in processed soft drinks, juices, and oral health products like toothpaste and mouth rinse. With consumption and adverse side effects on the rise, Miami dentists are beginning to caution patients to pay more attention to everyday products that may be contributing to fluoride overload.
As the center of the circulatory system, the heart is often hailed as one of our most vital organs. Function would not be possible without this involuntary pump, which sends oxygenated blood throughout the body to facilitate everything from basic muscle movements to complex mental cognitions. When it comes to extending the life of you heart, new research suggests that the mineral Potassium is just what the doctor ordered.
Can non-physical things like attitude, stress, and anxiety affect your overall health? Yes, it certainly may, according to Miami holistic dentists and other health professionals. Non-physical mental or emotional states often lead to the development of habits that have a profound impact on overall physical health. Join the Miami Dentist Blog, for this special look at holistic dentistry and the benefit of looking at the big picture when assessing health.