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Viera MD Magazine, Summer 2015, Volume 2, Number 3

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 2 years ago

Viera MD Magazine, Summer 2015, Volume 2, Number 3 – Dr. Edwards takes the cover position fronting a 3 page article with photos. The article focuses on Smile Design & Wellness Center’s commitment to Biological Dentistry where the promotion of overall good health is closely related to oral health. Showcased are the benefits of the […]

Mercury In Dentistry Part 2

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 3 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS December/January 2013 Amalgams Contain Inorganic Mercury SILVER DENTAL FILLINGS, or amalgams,contain inorganic mercury. Mercury fillings in your mouth release mercury vapor that is absorbed into your body via the lungs, ending up in your body. It is deposited in your organs, including your brain, where it accumulates over time. Thebody does […]

Integrative Dentistry: Ecology of the Mouth

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 3 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS Published November 2013 The oral cavity (mouth) is an ecosystem. It consists of teeth, bone, gum, soft tissue, saliva, and literally hundreds of bacteria, some good and some bad. 5is is the start of our digestive system, and through it passes the food and drink that nourish our bodies. Mutans Streptococcus (MS), often called Strep […]

It’s All About the pH: Part II

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 3 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS November/December 2012 Minimize strep mutans bacteria attacks IT’S NOT ONLY what you eat or drink that matters, but how you do it. Drinking a soft drink in one sitting is better than sipping it all day. If you can’t brush your teeth right away after eating sugary foods or drink, rinsing […]

Ozone In Dentistry Part 2

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 4 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS October/November 2013 Uses of Ozone In Medicine and Dentistry OZONE CAN BE INTRODUCED via ozonated oil (primarily olive oil). Ozone is bubbled through oil until it forms a salve/balm type consistency. This is used to treat skin conditions, hemorrhoids, vulvovaginitis and insect bites/bee stings. Ozone therapy consists of the introduction of […]

Integrative Dentistry – Biologic Dentistry

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 4 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS   Holistic/Biologic Dentistry Focuses on Wholebody wellness that starts with the mouth. Holistic/biologic dentists are dentists who perform dentistry that is good for the body as well as the oral cavity. The true difference between holistic/biologic dentistry and traditional dentistry is philosophical: traditional dentistry is the practice of treating the symptoms […]

Integrative Dentistry – Minimally Invasive Dentistry

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 4 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS Published October 2013 Minimally Invasive Dentistry Your tooth aches, or when you bite down you get that “zing” feeling. You need to go to the dentist and you’re not exactly looking forward to it. What you dread most isn’t the pain, there‘s local anesthesia that takes care of that, but there […]

Integrative Dentistry – Technology

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 4 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS Published August 2013 Technology has changed dentistry. The advances in dental materials and equipment enable us to perform treatment that 25 years ago did not exist. Computerization enables us to have a complete electronic record including digital x-rays, both intraoral and panoramic. The computer enables us to better communicate with our […]

Ozone in Dentistry Part 1

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 4 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS August/September 2013   Medicinal Properties Recognized In 1800s IN SEPTEMBER 1896, the electrical genius Nikola Tesla patented his first ozone generator and in 1900 he formed the Tesla Ozone Company. Tesla sold ozone machines to doctors for medical use, and modern ozone production units are still based on one of his […]

Integrative Dentistry – Whole Body Dentistry

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 4 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS Published July 2013 An examination of your mouth offers dentists clues about your overall health. Your oral health and overall health are intimately connected. Your mouth is teeming with bacteria. Most of them are harmless and play a large part in the digestion of your food. Normally, daily brushing and flossing […]

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