In recent years, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of practices offering holistic dentistry and this has largely been customer driven. In the past, clients were happy just to have a dentist fix their teeth but attitudes to dentistry have been gradually changing. The internet has made people much more informed about all aspects of dentistry and how oral health impacts on other areas of their lives.
The importance of good oral hygiene and committing to keeping our mouths clean can’t be underestimated when it comes to keeping our breath as fresh as possible.
While good oral hygiene and fresh breath are important for everyone, studies show that for couples, it matters a lot. In fact, 60 percent of adults with partners say that their partner's oral health — the state of their teeth, gums and breath — plays a big role in their level of intimacy.
Most adults can expect to have 32 teeth. However, due to our modern diet, breathing habits and facial development we often do no have adequate room for our wisdom teeth so they are commonly removed because they do not grow into the mouth well or have poor alignment. It is very unusual to have wisdom teeth replaced. But the other 28 teeth are needed.
What's good for your body is also good for your mouth. Did you know what you eat can help to protect your teeth and gums from damage and bacterial infection. As the saying goes "We are we eat," how we feel, how we look and our overall health can really depend on what we put in our mouths.
If you want to turn back the clock on ageing, the easiest and least painful way to do it is to look after your smile. Did you know a brighter smile can make you look at least five years younger?
The following dental issues will make your teeth and you look aged, Dr Rachel Hall Holistic Dentist explains how to keep your teeth white, bright and healthy:
There's a lot of debate about the pros and cons of vegan diets in relationship to health and adequate nutritional intake, but the effect it has on your oral health and your teeth is seldom discussed. A recent study published in The Public Library of Science (PLOS) ONE reports that a diet without animal products may impact oral health.
A common question that we get asked at Evolve Dental Healing Holistic Dentist is, “Am I suitable for teeth whitening?”. Teeth whitening is without a doubt one of the most popular procedures at our dental office. Did you know there are many ways that you can whiten your teeth and achieve your desire for bright pearly whites and that more youthful, fresh looking smile?
Gum disease, also called periodontitis, occurs when a bacterial infection develops where the gums join the teeth. Symptoms may include red, swollen and bleeding gums, persistent bad breath, loose teeth and tooth sensitivity.
Could treating dental disease and reducing inflammation be the key to good health and a long life? Each day more and more studies come out showing that many of our health conditions such as heart disease, strokes, diabetes and cancers are caused by a process known as inflammation. But did you know that one of the major factors that produces inflammation in your body is dental disease?