Did you know that your dental health is intricately linked to your overall well-being? While most of us understand the importance of brushing, flossing, and regular dental check-ups, there's a whole realm of dental health that often goes unnoticed. Hidden infections, toxins, and poor oral hygiene practices can lead to chronic health issues that affect not only your mouth but your entire body. This is where the power of holistic and biological dentistry comes into play.
Understanding Holistic and Biological Dentistry:
Holistic and biological dentistry approaches oral health from a comprehensive perspective, considering the interconnections between the teeth, gums, airway, and the rest of the body. These approaches recognize that the health of our mouth affects the health of our entire system. They emphasize treating the root causes of dental issues rather than just addressing the symptoms.
The Role of Dental Infections and Toxins:
Gum infections and oral microbiome...
The Interplay Between Jaw Structure, Palate Formation, Airway Development, and the Development of Fibromyalgia is a complex
Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic widespread pain, fatigue, sleep disturbances, and cognitive impairments. While the exact cause of fibromyalgia remains unclear, research suggests that various factors, including jaw structure, palate formation, and airway development, may play a significant role in its development. This article aims to explore the intricate relationship between these factors and their potential impact on fibromyalgia.
Jaw Structure and Fibromyalgia: Jaw structure refers to the alignment and positioning of the jaw, including the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Studies have shown a link between jaw abnormalities, such as temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD), and fibromyalgia. Patients with TMD often experience pain, muscle stiffness, and tenderness in the jaw area, which can contribute to the overall symptomatology of fibromyalgia....
What is the difference between biological and holistic dentistry versus conventional dentistry? This is an important question that many of our patients ask when referred to a dental/upper airway specialist. More research has shown that there is indeed a drastic connection between our oral health, mouth structure, jaw and skull structure, and the development of chronic illnesses.
Periodontal disease has been connected to heart disease, cardiovascular issues, metabolic issues, increased, inflammatory responses, poor immune function, hormone imbalances, and blocked lymphatic drainage, pathways. There have been even research studies, showing a connection between infected teeth and development of inflammatory diseases. We do not wish to add a sense of fear to our patients, but we do always want to ensure that we are providing our patients with education related to disease, prevention and treatment options.