When hearing the word “ozone” many people may think of the ozone layer in the atmosphere and the effect of pollution. Ozone is a natural-occurring gas that protects us from damaging sunlight and it is commonly used worldwide to sterilize public water sources, fruits, vegetables, bottled water and soft drinks. An energized form of oxygen, ozone also kills bacteria, fungus and viruses. It has been safely used in medicine for nearly a century and is highly effective at promoting and accelerating wound healing. Leading medical and dental researchers and scientists determined that ozone could also be used in advanced dentistry … Continue reading
Dr. Scott Stewart is one of the few dental practices in the Lakewood, CO area who offers ways to incorporate biological dentistry into everything he does. One of the most distinct options available in his practice is ozone therapy, also referred to as energized oxygen therapy. Ozone therapy uses energized oxygen to help facilitate healing and address bacteria. This is not readily available at typical dental practices in the Lakewood, Colorado area, so, many patients find this to be a new option they are not familiar with. Ozone therapy (or oxygen therapy) is done to facilitate faster healing and reduce … Continue reading
The buildup of bacteria is the primary cause of decay and periodontal disease, both of which are common reasons that people request the help of a dental professional. Most offices remove bacteria laden plaque and tartarby scraping, or if the gum diseasehas escalated to periodontitis, scaling and root planing. These methods though generally successful, can be greatly enhanced when done in conjunction with ozone therapy, which effectively kills harmful bacteria.The way this works is that your dentist will direct a stream of ozonated water into the affected areas of the teeth and gums. This is where the oxidation occurs. When … Continue reading
Dr. Scott Stewart - South Lakewood Dental
Whilst being passionate about his service to the community, Dr. Stewart is a revolutionary in his approach to tackling dental health care issues. He is a firm believer in the harmonious balance of the body as opposed to treating symptoms. He emphasizes on the holistic practice of wellbeing and addressing underlying issues to make the “whole person” healthier.