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Oil pulling for healthy teeth and gums

January 29, 2016

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Oil pulling for healthy teeth and gums by Paula Owens —  The health of your teeth, mouth and gums has a profound impact on the health of your entire body. In fact, poor oral health and hidden dental infections can be making you tired, inflamed and “tox-sick.” Research has shown that root canals, mercury fillings […]

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Your amazing mouth

January 11, 2016

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Your amazing mouth by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  The mouth is an amazing part of the body’s anatomy. We explore our world for the first year of life with our mouths. It is a major source of seeding the microbiome that will become a part of us for both good and bad. We chew our […]

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The health dangers of dental fillings

September 13, 2015

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The health dangers of dental fillings by Dr. David Villarreal —  Most people do not realize that their fillings can be highly dangerous to their overall health. As dentists, we have figuratively decapitated the patient by forgetting that what we place in a person’s mouth has a direct effect on their immune system via the […]

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Teeth — what are they?

July 8, 2015

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Teeth — what are they? by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  It turns out that this simple question about what teeth are has a very complex answer. We all view teeth differently, depending on our upbringing and point of view. Some people view teeth purely from a utilitarian perspective — in other words, how they function […]

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Are you putting off an appointment?

April 18, 2015

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Are you putting off an appointment? by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  Many times during the course of a week, people enter our dental practice seeking a “quick fix.” They come in with excuses like, “Well, this is my busy time of the year, so it has been hard to make time to come in.” At […]

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Advances in dentistry

December 8, 2014

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Advances in dentistry by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  This expression comes to mind: It is not your granddaddy’s dentistry anymore. Today, so much more is known as to why we lose teeth, but we really do not have to lose them, except by chance or choice. Lack of dental hygiene and traumatic incidents lead the […]

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Medically oriented dentistry

November 19, 2014

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Medically oriented dentistry by Dr. Nicholas Meyer — In general, modern dentistry makes for a pleasant experience. Modern dentistry also uses materials that can be very challenging to the human immune system. In fact, some materials commonly used in dentistry are so harmful to individuals with reduced immune systems that dentistry can actually cause death. […]

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The whys of gum recession

October 17, 2014

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The whys of gum recession by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  Are you getting “long in the tooth?” If so, this can be a very serious, multi-causal issue of bone loss around the teeth. Gum recession can be as minor in size as the edge of a fingernail to a whopping full-root exposure that makes you […]

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Teeth grinding — is it an autoimmune disease?

August 28, 2014

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Teeth grinding — is it an autoimmune disease? by Dr. Nicholas Meyer — What do teeth grinding and autoimmune diseases have in common? Teeth grinding is the aggressive wear of the enamel and dentin from one jaw to the opposing jaw’s tooth structures. Autoimmune diseases are essentially dysfunctions in which your body attacks itself as […]

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New teeth in an hour

April 19, 2014

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New teeth in an hour by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  Perhaps you have seen the ads or have heard of someone who had this procedure. So, what is it? It is quite the miracle. Imagine, walking into a dental office and relatively soon thereafter walking out with a new set of teeth. Is it too […]

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Natural relaxation in a dental experience

February 26, 2014

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  by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  A recent development in hi-tech, natural relaxation therapy virtually guarantees deep relaxation during your dental treatment. By using a combination of sound (audio) therapy, cranial-electro stimulation with microcurrent, special nutriceuticals and visual field blinders, your nervous system can be calmed in minutes, as never before. You can be certain […]

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The merging of technology and dentistry

November 20, 2013

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  Science fiction-like technological advances for the dental practice, which I term tele-dentistry, may sound far-fetched. Imagine if you could get your real teeth to a dentist from a distant location. Well, we are not there quite yet (maybe 50 percent), but many aspects of tele-dentistry are in place today. Radiographs […]

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The many aspects of toothpaste

August 15, 2013

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  Toothpaste is a ubiquitous product found in practically every bathroom across the land. Have you ever given much thought as to why you select a certain brand? Is your selection based on the taste, the price or the ingredients; for prevention of cavities; or perhaps you received a free sample […]

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