Understanding Holistic Dentistry: A Patient’s Guide

As a dental patient, you have probably realized that there are different approaches to dental care. However, one approach that is increasingly popular among patients is holistic dentistry. Holistic dentistry with Green Dentistry of San Francisco, CA is an approach to dental care that embraces the belief that the mouth is connected to the rest…

All About TMJ Treatment: What You Need to Know

  Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder affects millions of people worldwide. It is a painful condition that can make day-to-day activities such as eating and speaking extremely difficult. TMJ treatment is essential to alleviate the symptoms and improve the quality of life. In this blog post, we will discuss TMJ disorder in-depth and the various treatment…

Green Dentistry and Advances in Dentin Substitutes in San Francisco, CA

In San Francisco, dentists are pushing the boundaries of green dentistry. With advances in dental materials and techniques, they are able to combine sustainability with excellent oral health care outcomes. One of these advances is the use of Biodentine, a new type of dentin substitute that can fully replace dentin. What is Biodentine? Biodentine is…

Your Gums Are The Foundation To Your Oral Health

When you think about your mouth, it is important to think about it as a whole structure. Many people often think only of their teeth when they go to the dentist, but that is not all we do. At Green Dentistry, we take a holistic approach and consider your entire mouth as well as your whole body. One of the most important aspects of your oral health is your gums. They are the foundation of your mouth. When you think of a highrise building, it would collapse if it didn’t have a strong foundation. Your mouth is exactly the same. If your gums are not strong, your teeth will have no support and will collapse.

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Gum Disease: What Are The Holistic Options?

At Green Dentistry in San Francisco CA, we use the term ‘holistic’ to refer to dental procedures that take into account your overall health, instead of just your dental or oral health. Our mission has always been to educate our patients on the connection between the mind, the body, and the smile. In this spirit,…

Importance Of Routine Care

At Green Dentistry, we believe in keeping our patients informed on how to properly care for their overall and oral health. When we have the proper knowledge, it helps us make better life decisions that can ultimately help prevent oral issues such as cavities and infections. One of the best ways to optimize your dental health is through routine oral health examinations and cleanings. During these routine appointments, we are able to thoroughly examine your oral health and detect any issues that may affect your oral health and quality of life moving forward. We also remove any lingering plaque from along the gumline and in hard to reach places to help prevent cavities and other oral health issues.

Link Between Oral And Mental Health

At Green Dentistry, we follow a holistic approach to dental care and believe the mouth, mind, and body are all connected. We do not believe the mouth should be treated as a separate entity, because it is not. Changes and feelings that are happening in your body and mind can greatly affect the state of your oral health. We often discuss the challenges that can come from certain medical conditions, but what is the link to oral and mental health?