At Arch Dental Associates, we believe your teeth are an integral part of your body and contribute to your overall health. We take a holistic approach to dentistry. Your physical well-being is important to us, so we want to make sure that we are doing everything we can to prevent other health issues that could be associated with poor oral health. We us non-toxic, mercury-free and bio-compatible products to restore your teeth. We want to ensure our dental materials do not interfere with your body’s immune system.
What is the difference between holistic and traditional dentists?
There are many differences between holistic and traditional dentists, but the true difference lies in the philosophical aspect. Traditional dentist treat the symptoms in the teeth and gums to prevent such problems from reoccurring. Holistic dentists treat the underlying problems that cause the symptoms. Holistic dentists are more concerned with overall health and how it relates to the problems you’re experiencing in your mouth.
What links oral health and the body?
Research shows that there is a relationship between oral health and overall health. If your oral health is not treated properly, you could be at risk for a number of other health issues including:
• Heart attack
• Pregnancy complications
• Diabetes complications
• Alzheimer’s disease
Using a bio-compatibility test, we are able to use your blood test results to determine which dental materials are best for you immune system.
If you have any questions about holistic dentistry, call us today at (631) 271-1770!