This is an interview I did with Dr. Scott Chandler, DDS, of Payson, Utah. He’s a biological dentist, and we’re talking about periodontal disease and gum infections. Generally speaking, biological (or holistic, or functional) dentists educate themselves far outside what is taught in dental schools. You’ll learn quite a bit about your overall health from a biological ... Continue Reading
Your teeth and gums play an important role in your body's overall health. Holistic dentistry recognizes this connection and takes a whole-body approach, using tools and procedures that promote total wellness.
In many instances, headaches can be traced back to dental work. Amalgam fillings, root canals, and ill-fitting crowns have all been shown to potentially cause headaches and, in some cases, even migraines. Let’s go over why going to the dentist and getting your teeth worked on can leave you with chronic head pain and what you can do to help resolve or prevent the headache causes ... Continue Reading
Before I discovered I had root canal infection from bacteria that had started a war in my mouth, and that this was compromising my overall health, I’d started to become very curious about the common side effects of fossilizing a dead organ in one’s mouth. Have you ever thought about that? That, first of all, your tooth is an organ, and is connected, by the body’s energy ... Continue Reading
Who wouldn’t like a whiter smile? And if it can be done without chemicals or damaging your teeth, all the better! That’s what Natural Teeth Whitening is all about. This topic is full of debate and opinion, so let’s talk about some facts and pros and cons of the different whitening methods you can choose from. Why do teeth darken in the first place? There are two very ... Continue Reading
Has your dentist told you that you need a root canal? Your mind may be filled with stories from friends and family or things you’ve heard in the news, but is the procedure really that bad? We know that conventional methods of dealing with health conditions aren’t always necessarily the best path to take, but before deciding what’s right for you, it’s important to know that you ... Continue Reading