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Please enjoy the diverse selection of articles written on many aspects of dentistry. They have been written in many publications and are grouped as such. Feel free to use the search bar on the top corner of the page to help find what you are looking for.

L-PRF in Vegas

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 10 months ago

Dr Chris Edwards was a lecturer at the IAOMT National convention in Las Vegas. He taught his fellow colleagues the use of L-PRF technique of Socket Preservation Grafting after a dental extraction, including a live demonstration. L-PRF stands for Leukocyte- Platelet Rich Fibrin. This is a biologic way to use the healing components of a […]

WFIT now has turntables!

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 1 year ago

Doctor Chris Edwards with the help of his brother Mike, has donated a two turntable, mobile cart for the use of our local Public Radio station. Thanks to the fine woodworking and mentoring of John Van Ry from Bad wood, a custom rolling 2 Turntable Cart was built by he and Dr E of maple […]

Integrative Dentistry _New Article

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 1 year ago

A modest start 30 years ago has blossomed into the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) with 700 active members. The years have been fruitful, as the Academy and its members have chronicled and promoted the research that has proven beyond a rea- sonable doubt that dental amalgam is source of significant mercury […]

Mercury In Dentistry Part 2

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 4 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 4 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 4 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 […]

A Smiling Kind of Summer- Xylitol

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 4 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS National Health Review With longer days and the kids at home, summer provides the perfect opportunity for dental care. A good dental checkup will examine newly erupted teeth and evaluate the pits and fissures where cavities are likely to form. Your dentist may use the Diagnodent Laser Cavity Detector to discover […]

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