29 Nov Biological Dentist
Choosing the right natural dentist for yourself and your family is very important from a prevention because what is happening in a person’s teeth and gums is related with the rest of the body.
Dr. Weston A. Price discovered this during his travels to 14 isolated Traditional Societies in the early part of the last century which he wrote about in the book Nutrition and Physical Degeneration. Invariably, those cultures with the best dental health enjoyed the best overall health as well.
Finding a natural dentist that will use nontoxic treatments and methods that will facilitate oral health without any harm to the rest of the body is tricky because many natural dentists who claim to be holistic are actually not.
Here are 10 Signs Your Natural Dentist is Truly Holistic
#1: Natural Dentists Don’t Use Amalgam Fillings
Natural dentists don’t offer amalgams as an option. The reason is that they value their health as much as their patients so they don’t even want mercury or the vapors it produces anywhere near their office unless they are gowned up with a mask.
#2: Natural Dentists Don’t Offer Fluoride Treatments
Natural dentists are well aware that fluoride reduces a child’s IQ, can lead to white spots on the teeth, increase the risk of fractures by weakening the bones, and harm the thyroid.
#3: Natural Dentists Avoid Crowns
Truly natural dentists are very conservative with their drilling practices. This means when a cavity requires filling, holistic dentists leave as much of the tooth intact as possible and use non-toxic filling material. If the cavity or hole is large, an inlay should be considered. Since crowns typically involve removing up to two-thirds of the tooth, a holistic dentist would use this type of dental restoration only as a last resort.
#4: Natural Dentists Don’t Offer Sealants
Sealant materials are generally made with hormone disrupting Bisphenol A (BPA) which a truly natural dentist would never consider using with any patient let alone a child.
#5: Natural Dentists Use X-Rays Sparingly
The natural dentist who cares for my family won’t do an x-ray on a child ever until he/she is 13 years old. While this is probably an unusual practice even for natural dentists, beware of those who insist on a round of bitewings with every cleaning or even once a year. Digital x-rays are only about 50% lower in radiation on average than the old time dental x-ray machines, so don’t buy the argument that the radiation is insignificant from these devices.
We recommend panoramic X-ray if the patient has crown, root canal or infection, just with one shot we can see all the mouth.
#6: Natural Dentists Test Filling Materials First
A natural dentist trained in holistic dental practices will test patients either via blood test or applied kinesiology (muscle testing) to determine which filling material suits them best biologically.
#7: Natural Dentists Use Homeopathy and Vitamin C for Invasive Surgery
The holistic dentist always use alternative medicine for protect your body
#8: Natural Dentists Offer Infrared Devices for Healing from Surgery Instead of Painkillers
Exist many ways to treat the pain before take pain killers sometimes the pain killers are unnecessary.
#9: Natural Dentists Don’t Remove Wisdom Teeth Unless They Are Causing Problems
Over two-thirds of cases of wisdom tooth extractions are completely unnecessary says Dr. Jay Friedman DDS in a study published in the American Journal of Public Health. If the wisdom tooth is not affecting the patient’s health is no need to remove it.
Wisdom teeth should only be removed if they are causing a problem and when they are removed, a holistic dentist takes great care to ensure no cavitations are created which because health problems down the road. If your dentist routinely removes wisdom teeth even if there is no pain or infection that is a big clue that dental office is not a holistic establishment.
#10: Natural Dentists Rarely (if ever) do Root Canals
The dentist needs to explain to the patient the dangers of root canal and before prescribe this treatment he needs to try with artificial dentin or other treatments to see if the tooth can cure by itself.