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Supporting Your Body’s Healing Ability with Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF)

As we say, the best dental material of all is natural tooth. There’s simply nothing better. But there are times when decay or damage means we need to repair or replace it. In that case, the best material is one that you’re biocompatible with, be it composite, ceramic, gold or platinum. (Mercury amalgam, of course, […]

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Dental Material Considerations For Biological Dentistry

I’ve always tried to explain to my patients; “the best dentistry in your mouth, is no dentistry at all.” Even with all the knowledge, education and research that has been provided to our dental profession, our best efforts will never be able to restore your teeth to their natural structure and beauty that mother nature […]

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Dental Allergies – Truth or Myth?

When an individual discovers they have a food allergy, the obvious thing to do is eliminate that food choice from their diet. Continual exposure to these sensitive foods could create symptoms like itching, nausea, diarrhea and abdominal pain. More severe cases can cause general weakness, immune suppression, lightheadedness, asthma and even anaphylaxis (extreme reaction that […]

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What’s In Your Crown?

In March 2008, a television investigative reporter filed an intriguing story that caught my eye due to the nature of its subject matter. The title of his report was, “Chinese Dental Products May Hide Danger.” An Ohio woman, who was suffering from mouth pain, had a newly installed crown examined. It was made in China […]

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