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Dental Health

December 05, 2017
4 Types of Teeth and Their Function

Many of us take our teeth for granted – however, they play an important role. Not only helping us to chew and digest food better but also in speech and our overall health.

Development of Teeth:  There are two sets of teeth, primary or baby teeth and permanent adult teeth. These develop in stages.  According to studies, teeth will erupt in a symmetrical pattern, the top left and right molars will grow in at the same time. The development of teeth...

October 24, 2017
Biological Dentist Treat The Whole Body, Not Just Teeth.

Biological or integrative dentist not only offer dental services but because of the rooted concept of biological dentistry, it is acknowledged that the teeth and gums should be considered vital to the rest of the body. Many biological dentists are still practicing traditional services such as cavity fillings, teeth cleanings, and making bridges, but they also are considering the entire body. They look at the patient’s lifestyle, diet,...

October 02, 2017
6 Proven Ways to Protect Your Child’s Teeth See a Dentist

The ADA or American Dental Association recommends that children see their dentist on their first birthday. Early preventative care can lower costs at nearly 40% at the rate of a five-year period. The initial visit can help find and solve dental problems and help children get used to seeing a dentist at an early age.

Develop Good Habits

As a parent or guardian, it is crucial to brush or clean baby’s gums in the beginning using a...

September 27, 2017
How to Convince Someone to Brush Their Teeth

For many people, dental hygiene is not high on their priority list. Many years of bad habit formed as a child can affect adult life and even relationships especially with a significant other. However, it is not too late to convince someone to brush their teeth.

Track Progress

An awesome way to provide data is to take some photos of the person’s teeth and show them what it looks like from another person’s point of view. This is also another...

September 14, 2017

Why Natural Horizons Wellness Centers?

We are home to a staff that takes your care personally. When seeking care from a holistic dentist in Virginia, patients know where to...

September 13, 2017
What is Holistic Dentistry?

Holistic dentistry is the practice of treating the underlying problem in the mouth and to educate patients on the importance of their overall health relating to their mouth. Truly holistic dentists perform dentistry that is good for the teeth and gums as well as the whole body.

Mercury Fillings

Holistic dentist do not place mercury fillings on patients, rather they use biocompatible dental materials that will not affect the body unlike mercury fillings....

September 07, 2017
Take Back Your Health Conference 2017 Natural Horizons Wellness Centers gladly sponsored and participated at the annual Take Back Your Health Conference in Tysons Corner, VA. 

The mission of Take Back Your Health is to empower individuals to live life as you always imagined you would, unhindered by the limitations of chronic disease. Speakers and lectures provided information that is life-changing, with the ability to prevent and reverse disease when implemented into our lifestyle with...

August 31, 2017

 

It's crazy, but there are people out there who don't like to brush their teeth. Most find that the feeling of a good brush in the morning boosts the confidence and keeps the mouth from feeling, well, gunky, but to each their own, right...

August 24, 2017
5 Effective Ways to Reverse Cavities Naturally

A study published by the British Medical Journal proved that it is in fact possible to reverse cavities naturally. It is believed that you can prevent cavities by consuming nutrient-rich foods and the following procedures. Tooth decay occurs when foods with sugars and starches are left on the teeth frequently without properly brushing the teeth. Bacteria will live inside the mouth and thrive on the sugar and starch built up on the teeth causing...

August 17, 2017

Natural and holistic dentists are treating their patients with less surgery and less drugs than ever before. Their patients are happier and healthier for it.

So other dentist offices are trying to bank in by labeling themselves as "holistic."

Separating the real natural dentists from the pretenders can be a mouthful, but we have made it easy for you.

Here are 10 signs to look out for when you go in for your consultation.

1: No Amalgam Fillings

Look out for...

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