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Mercury-Safe Dentistry Is a Must – Here’s Why

October 11, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtwohig @ 8:24 pm
patient smiling while visiting holistic dentist

When it comes to our health, we often trust professionals to make decisions that will benefit us in the long run. However, there’s one aspect of dentistry that often flies under the radar – the use of mercury in dental materials. Mercury, a highly toxic substance, has been used for decades in various dental restorations, posing potential risks to our overall well-being. Read on to learn why opting for mercury-safe dentistry is ideal!


Holistic Remedies for Preventing Cavities

September 14, 2023

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Cavities, though common, are not inevitable. They can be prevented and managed with a holistic approach that encompasses natural remedies and mindful oral care practices. In this blog post, you’ll learn about three holistic remedies that can help reduce plaque accumulation and combat cavity-causing bacteria. However, it’s important to remember that if you do have a cavity, seeking professional care promptly is crucial for effective treatment.


Can Dental Implants Get Cavities?

August 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtwohig @ 7:09 pm
man smiling with dental implants

Dental implants have revolutionized the field of dentistry, offering an incredible solution for replacing missing teeth with a lifelike appearance and remarkable functionality. As the preferred choice for tooth replacement, they closely mimic natural teeth in both form and function. However, a question that often arises is whether dental implants are at risk of cavities, just like our original teeth. In this blog post, you will learn more about dental implants and their susceptibility to cavities.


You Asked, We Answered: Will Dental Implants Rust?

July 12, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtwohig @ 5:04 pm
closeup of woman smiling with dental implant

Dental implants have revolutionized the field of dentistry, offering a permanent solution to replace missing teeth. A common concern that arises when discussing these implants, especially those crafted from metal, is whether they can rust. Rest assured – the possibility of your new teeth rusting is very low. Read on to learn why implants rarely rust, how you can keep them from doing so, and ways to keep them from doing so.


Are Dental Implants Stronger Than Regular Teeth?

June 16, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtwohig @ 3:11 am
dental implant

When it comes to natural tooth enamel, you cannot dismiss its strength. As the hardest substance in the body, it can sustain substantial pressure and stand up to normal wear and tear. However, it is not indestructible. Over time, it can begin to wear down and even suffer some minor cracks or chips along the way. So, are dental implants a suitable alternative to natural teeth? Find out how strong these prosthetics are and why you won’t find another solution quite like them.

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