What is holistic dentistry? As Premier Dental Care is a dental practice which is committed to adhering to its values, we can definitely offer you some of the tenets of this unique and special branch of dentistry.
Holistic dentistry means approaching dental care as one part of a whole. We take into account our patients’ physical, emotional and spiritual well-being in addition to treating tooth-related diseases. We draw from many sources around the world—both Western modern science and technology as well as Eastern natural healing traditions. We offer guidance on proper nutrition for your teeth, what toxic dental materials to avoid, and other alternative dental methods.
Many dentists use mercury bound amalgam dental fillings to treat larger cavities. Not only are amalgams unpleasant to look at, but the mercury that binds together the various metals in the filling can be hazardous to your health. That’s why we at Premier Dental Care only use composite resin fillings. They are both safe and are color-matched to blend in with the rest of your smile.
Premier Dental Care is also very cautious to advocate any product containing fluoride. At certain levels, fluoride can create a condition called fluorosis. Here the tooth enamel becomes mineralized, creating white spots on the teeth and in severe cases, brown spots and physical damage.
Would you like to learn more about holistic dentistry or schedule a visit to our dental office in Indianapolis, Indiana? Just phone our office at 317-787-6625 to book an appointment. Our team strives to give you your best smile every day!