Like most other dentists, your holistic dentist at South Lakewood Dental cares deeply about the health and appearance of your smile. Some essential differences exist between the way a holistic dentist and a traditional dentist practice dentistry, though, and you may find that a holistic dentist cares about more than the state of your smile alone. Approach The primary way that holistic dentists are unique is in the way they approach dentistry. Most traditional dentists aim to prevent, find, and treat dental problems by looking only at the structures in the mouth (teeth, gums, bone). A holistic dentist will also … Continue reading
Periodontal treatment is necessary to reverse the effects of gum disease, which affects almost half the population though not everyone may be aware they have it. When so many people who have gum disease don’t even know it, what’s the big deal? Actually, the effects of gum disease can be far worse than people realize, not just for your teeth but for your overall health as well. Symptoms Your smile may be affected by gum disease if you suffer from some surprisingly common symptoms. A receding gum line, sensitive teeth, and even chronic bad breath can all be signs that … Continue reading
Holistic dentistry puts the focus on the oral systemic connection, which is the connection between the health of the mouth and the body. The state of your oral health can have a major impact on overall wellness. If your teeth and gums are healthy, it can help keep your body healthy. However, if you have oral health issues, it can put you at risk for a wide range of other health conditions. We take several steps to deliver biocompatible dental care that is safe for our patients. These include: Use of biocompatible composite fillings vs. silver amalgam fillings In the … 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.