Kettering, OH area patients ask, “What are holistic dental services?”
More and more information has come out in recent years about the connection between oral health and total wellness. Many dental issues have a direct connection with other medical conditions such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and even Alzheimer’s. Today, many dental providers are taking a more holistic approach to dental services and focusing beyond just the teeth and gums.
Dr. Cobb and the team at Alex Bell Dental believe that what goes on in the mouth has an impact on the patient’s wellbeing. This includes oral hygiene, disease, dental procedures, and the materials used in those procedures. As a holistic practice, Dr. Cobb believes in mercury-free dentistry.
At one point in time, amalgam fillings were the “go-to” choice for many dental providers. Amalgam is composed of a mixture of mercury and other metals. Mercury has been highly criticized over the years due to the emergence of information about its potential toxicity and the health problems that have been linked to exposure. At Alex Bell Dental, we offer biocompatible, mercury-free dental fillings. In addition to being safe for the body, they have the added bonus of being tooth-colored, which makes them blend in seamlessly with teeth.
For patients who are interested in having their old amalgam fillings removed and replaced with aesthetic alternatives. Our team is experienced and trained in the safe-removal of mercury amalgam fillings. You can ensure that the material will be removed and properly disposed of with minimal exposure to you and the environment.
Looking beyond the materials
While a large component of holistic dental services center around safer materials, it’s not all about being mercury-free. As a holistic provider, Dr. Cobb looks beyond the symptoms to discover the root cause to your dental issues. By using state of the art diagnostic tools, the team is able to ensure accurate diagnosis and recommend the least invasive treatments to restore health.
If you are ready to embark on an oral care journey that is based upon total health and wellness, call Alex Bell Dental today to learn more about our holistic dental services in Kettering, OH and the surrounding areas.Back to Mercury Free & Biological Dentistry Page