Holistic Dentistry helps your immune system by creating a healthy mouth. Your teeth and gums affect your overall health and if your mouth is unhealthy, the rest of your body will be as well.
According to Dentistry for Health NY, periodontal disease can contribute to heart attacks, heart disease, dementia, and even Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Reid Winick explains that the oral bacteria and plaque enters your bloodstream spreading the inflammation to your other organs.
Biological or holistic dentistry takes into consideration your overall health before proceeding with any dental treatments. Dentistry for Health NY practices nutrition, naturopathy and homeopathy as well helping patients understand the association between a healthy immune system and overall health.
If you follow the Dentistry for Healthy NY blog, you will know how toxic mercury is. Holistic Dentistry uses biocompatible non-toxic materials that promote healing and in some cases alleviate the need for mediations.
What you May not Know about Mercury
- It is a neurotoxin
- Is very toxic particularly to people who have a mercury allergy
- Chronic exposure, such as amalgam fillings, can affect your overall health
- Dental practices in the US are the second largest mercury users on the planet
- When tossed out, mercury amalgams can affect water and air quality
- Toxic chemicals, including mercury are being found in fish and pregnant women
If you have amalgam fillings implanted in your teeth, mercury is being released 24 hours a day seven days a week. This can have a negative effect on your immune system and your digestion causing chronic inflammation in the body.
The very first step to a healthy mouth and body is to remove your toxic fillings. Once removed, it is much easier to begin a detoxification program.
Holistic Dentistry uses the safest and most effective non-invasive treatments available in order to support your immune system and your body’s ability to heal.
If you would like more information regarding holistic dentistry, call or click and schedule a consultation with Dentistry for Health NY.