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Dr. Chris Edwards – New Office Features Comfort Fun

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 1 year ago

The Viera dentist has made it his mission to provide patients with cutting-edge therapies to make their smiles healthier and better-looking, while at the same time integrating a holistic approach that draws upon Mother Nature’s best natural remedies. With the opening of the new office of his Smile Design and Wellness Center, Edwards has added […]

Revised Maxillofacial Anatomy: The Mandibular Symphysis in 3D

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 3 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS   Abstract Placement of dental implants in the anterior mandible is considered by many clinicians to be a relatively low risk procedure. However, hemorrhagic episodes following implant placement in the mandibular symphysis are regularly reported and can have serious consequences. The use of high resolution focused cone beam scanners has given […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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