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Can a Root Canal Cause Health Issues?

Some dentists believe root canals are necessary for remedying severe damage to the tooth and its root, whether occurring from cavities, fractures, or abscesses. When the root becomes inflamed, removal of the infection is necessary. Without treatment of some sort, individuals might experience pain, swelling, or discomfort in the afflicted area. These symptoms should be discussed as soon as possible with your dental professional so they can provide adequate treatment.

By | 2015-09-04T03:35:00+00:00 September 4th, 2015|Cosmetic Dentistry, Holistic Dentistry|0 Comments

Can Prescription Medications Contribute to Tooth Decay?

Prescription medications often carry an array of unwanted side effects. For those who suffer with a gluten sensitivity or Celiac disease, those side effects might even include abdominal pain, weight loss, fatigue, irritability, ADHD, and arthritis. That’s because many prescription medications are coated with gluten, a wheat protein that causes more than 300 undesirable side effects for an estimated 3 million Americans (i). There is another side effect to gluten consumption that is often overlooked, even by those who suffer with allergy or Celiac disease. That side effect is oral decay, and it has the potential to lead to infection, gum disease (periodontitis), and increased risk of stroke and heart disease.

By | 2015-04-13T16:05:36+00:00 April 13th, 2015|Holistic Dentistry, News|0 Comments

Treating Bleeding, Swollen Gums

Have you been ignoring the agitation caused by inflammation and infection along your gum line? Read this article to learn more about these symptoms, what they mean, how they affect the health of the entire body, and how they can be effectively treated to eliminate both infection and pain.

By | 2015-02-02T07:49:17+00:00 February 2nd, 2015|Gum Care, Holistic Dentistry|0 Comments