The Benefits of Organic Dentistry

You may have heard organic dentistry referred to by a number of other names, including “natural dentistry”, “holistic dentistry”, or “biocompatible dentistry”. Either way, these terms are all used to describe the same thing – a practice of dentistry that focuses on not just the teeth and surrounding dental structures, but on how these areas affect the body as a whole. That goes not just for dental problems, but their treatment as well.

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Idaho Falls pediatric dentist helps kids conquer fear

We are all afraid of something. Heights, public speaking and dying are at the top of the list. For a young child, a trip to the kids dentist in Idaho Falls can rank right up there. One way to ease the fears is by helping you and your child know what to expect so you’ll both feel more comfortable. So, here’s what you can expect:

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Modern Root Canal Therapy

Have you been putting off a much needed root canal because of horror stories that you have heard in the past? If so, you can rest assured that dentistry has come a long way to ensure your comfort with this procedure. The most common reason why dental problems are left untreated for so long is simply due to the lack of knowledge and idea that major procedures such as a root canal is a lengthy and painful process to fix. Having the knowledge of why you are experiencing so much pain and what the process for a root canal actually entails can oftentimes alleviate the majority of the anxiety and stress associated with going to the dentist.

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Tooth Decay from Beginning To End

In this article we will be discussing the process of tooth decay from beginning to end, starting with:

Plaque Formation

Plague is the main factor of origin when it comes to tooth decay. Plaque is a sticky film that accumulates on your teeth due to a combination of carbohydrates in the food that you eat and the bacteria that naturally lives in your mouth. Considering this, it should make sense that foods that are higher in carbohydrates (sugary foods and even fruit) are more likely to produce plaque. Continue reading “Tooth Decay from Beginning To End”