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TEETH Part 2: Holistic Dentists, Amalgam (Silver) Fillings, and BioCompatible Dental Materials

Have you asked your dentist the important questions? If you are not careful, there are dental materials and procedures that can potentially cause other health issues. In fact, as I explained in Part 1, your teeth are directly connected to other parts of your body.

Dentistry continues to evolve, so keeping yourself educated is key. Knowing what to ask your dentist and becoming your own health advocate is critical. Ultimately, you want to be able to work closely with your dentist and make informed decisions that are good for your mouth and your body.

Below I cover many things you should know: the dental materials you need to stay away from, how to find healthier “biocompatible” dental materials, what you should look for in a dentist, and things to consider when getting your amalgam fillings removed. (In Part 3, I will discuss the pros and cons of other dental procedures.)

There is a lot to cover, so please keep reading.  I learned some things the hard way. My hope is that as you learn to look at your teeth and mouth differently, you can do it right the first time and stay healthy in the process.

What Not to Put Into Your Mouth

First, I want to discuss what not to put in your mouth: Continue reading