At Green Dentistry in San Francisco CA, we specialize in holistic dentistry. Though it might sound complicated, all it really means is that we explore options that benefit your overall health, in an attempt to establish balance between your oral health and your whole body.
We don’t believe in quick fixes or in treating only the symptoms of health imbalance. Unlike other practices, we look at you as an individual person, and assess your general and mental health before we suggest any treatment.
One of our most advanced holistic options is oral microbiome testing. Unlike traditional dental exams, this top-of-the-line analysis takes into account the bacteria, food debris, and chemicals that are unique to your own oral biome. By analyzing these materials, we can ascertain if you are at risk for certain health conditions.
What Can It Help Prevent?
- Gum Disease: We can test the health of your gums and any surrounding areas that might need care.
- Tooth Decay: By analyzing any acids and chemicals that have left their mark on your teeth, we can ascertain if you’re at risk of tooth decay and tooth loss.
- Heart Disease: Oral Microbiome Testing can even identify whether you are at increased risk for other important general health issues, which means it is crucial to not just your dental health, but your overall health.
At Green Dentistry in San Francisco CA, we offer oral microbiome testing through OralDNA® Labs, a company that specializes in salivary testing for oral and dental health. Patients from Sebastapol, Menlo Park, and the Peninsula also come to us for restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Contact us today!