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There’s no denying the connection between our oral health and general wellbeing.
This connection is at the center of biological dentistry, an oral health approach that focuses on the most natural and safe ways to deliver efficient dental care.
Biological dentistry combines the best aspects of modern dentistry with an additional commitment to using non-toxic materials to achieve the best, brightest results.
What Is Biological Dentistry?
Biological dentistry is dental health care that focuses on solutions uniquely suited to each patient’s biological needs, using the least amount of toxic materials possible.
It’s an approach that has given us alternatives for potentially harmful materials and has helped to fulfill the goals of traditional dentistry in a more natural way.
We could all agree too much mercury is bad for the human body. It is well-documented and commonly known to be bad for your health.
Yet, mercury can be found in commonly used amalgam fillings.
Biological dentistry is about replacing approaches like this one with harmless alternatives.
What Does Biological Dentistry Treat?
Fillings and Amalgam Removal
Silver amalgam fillings can contain up to 50 percent mercury, which can quietly infect the body. Dr. Tomazin replaces these fillings with non-toxic alternatives.
As a member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT), Dr. Tomazin puts its mission of research-driven, mercury-free dentistry to practice.
He is also SMART-Certified—through a rigorous IAOMT educational program—for the safe removal of amalgam fillings.
The use of activated oxygen-ozone treatments can be effective treatments for cavities, along with preventing further tooth decay from happening by killing harmful bacteria.
Biological dentistry also provides alternatives to fluoride treatments that are just as effective at fighting tooth decay without any potential harm.
Activated oxygen-ozone treatments can also be used as a treatment for gum disease. It removes biomolecules and prevents bacteria from forming again, helping to minimize irritation and plaque.
Dr. Tomazin also treats gum disease by reducing the acidity of the mouth and restoring pH balance as an alternative to using fluoride or other possibly harmful materials.
Dr. Tomazin uses VELscope®, a non-invasive device that’s used for oral cancer screening by giving us a better view of the oral cavity tissues.
Routine visits can include a VELscope® screening as a part of early detection, which often plays an important role in oral cancer treatment.
The use of xylitol-based products to help slow or prevent tooth decay is also a big part of biological dentistry and can be used for preventative care.