All Posts in Category: holistic-dentistry

Apr08
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How Diabetes Affects Your Oral Health

Posted by VP Dental

More than 30 million people in the United States had diabetes in 2015, according to the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes is a condition in which your body has trouble processing sugar, also known as glucose. Those who suffer from diabetes...

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Feb01
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How Essential Oils and Your Dentist Can Treat Receding Gums

Posted by VP Dental

Receding gums occur when the margin of your gum tissue surrounding the teeth begin to pull back or wear away, exposing more of your teeth or even the root of a tooth. Unfortunately, gum recession can cause gaps to form between your gum line and...

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Dec27
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Green Products You Need in Your Home

Posted by VP Dental

Eco-friendly, or green, products are not only safer for the environment but also safer for you and your family. These types of products lack harmful chemicals that have long-term negative health effects, and typically are packaged using as little...

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Nov07
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How Your Dentist’s Office Environment Can Calm Dental Anxiety

Posted by VP Dental

If you have anxiety about going to the dentist, you are not alone – Over 36 percent of people worldwide suffer from dental anxiety. Dental anxiety can make it difficult to schedule and attend your regular dental appointments, which can lead to...

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Nov01
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How Essential Oils Can Improve Your Dental Health

Posted by VP Dental

Essential oils have many uses, from skincare to household cleaning. Essential oils can also be integrated into your dental hygiene habits to improve your overall dental health. Holistic dentists will often recommend essential oils to their...

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Sep17
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Green Dentistry: Environmentally Friendly Dental Care

Posted by VP Dental

Eco-friendly dentistry, or green dentistry, is a high-tech approach to dentistry that’s focused on reducing the environmental impact of a dental practice. It works to deliver dental treatments and oral health care using procedures, materials, and...

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Aug09
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What do Bad Breath and Heart Disease Have in Common?

Posted by VP Dental

When most people think about bad breath, they do not think about heart disease. In fact, bad breath and heart disease have something in common, gum disease. Unfortunately, gum disease has been linked to an increased risk of heart problems, and...

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