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August 16, 2017
Biologic Dentistry on Healing Cavities

Biological dentist involves the understanding that dentistry relates to the entire person to support their health and wellness. Biological dentist believes that prevention is the best cure to tooth decay and cavities and that all materials used for the teeth and gums must be biocompatible materials. Biocompatible material refers to the proper function of the material without causing any undesirable local or systemic effects in the body.

Avoid the...

August 07, 2017

What You Should Know About Metal Free Implant Dentistry

Titanium implants were a revolution back in the 1950's and they have saved many a person's jaw health. But technology continues its march forward, and new options continue to be made.

So what are your best options?

Why might you opt for metal free implant dentistry instead of titanium?

The Flaws of Titanium Implants

Oftentimes titanium implants require constructions of two coupled parts, with two different...

August 07, 2017
5 Proven Ways to Prevent Gum Disease

Gum Disease, also known as Periodontal Disease is a form of a bacterial infection along the gum lines from too much build up of plaque. Plaque releases toxins which causes inflammation in the gums and causes separation from the gum lines and the teeth. As the gum disease progresses, the pockets in the gums deepen and bone tissue starts to deteriorate. If left untreated, this disease may potentially lead to tooth loss. 

 Here are 5...

July 20, 2017
Why Is a Root Canal Required?

Significant decay, repeated dental procedures, large fillings, a chip or crack, and facial trauma might all cause the irritation, inflammation and infection to a tooth’s nerve and pulp that necessitate root canal treatment. A root canal is a procedure that is used to save an infected or badly decayed tooth. Very often there is root canal pain after procedure if it is not done corretly. Signs of root canal infection are when the nerve or pulp of...

July 18, 2017
Definition of TMJ

The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ), also referred to as the jaw joint, is composed of the temporal bone (roof of the TMJ), the mandible or lower jaw (base of the TMJ), a soft tissue cartilage base between the two bones (meniscus or disc). Essentially the TMJ is associated muscles, connective tissue and elastic fibers.

If the TMJ is not functioning correctly, the meniscus is out from between the two bones of the joint. This can cause several issues...

June 30, 2017
Dental Mercury & Amalgam Removal

1. All silver-colored dental fillings, also called amalgams, contain approximately 50% mercury, and dental mercury is still being used in the USA.

In 2013, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) formalized a global convention to reduce mercury usage, it included legislation to limit the use of dental mercury. For patients that already have amalgams are highly suggested to undergo amalgam removal...

June 28, 2017
The Mouth is the Gateway to the Body

Demi Moore is known for defying all signs of aging as a beautiful 54-year-old woman, but she is lacking in one very important field- her smile. Cosmetic dentistry is often needed for those who put off much needed dental work, or simply do not take proper care of their mouths, which is the gateway to your body.

“I sheared off my front teeth. I’d love to say it was skateboarding or something really kind of cool, but I...

June 25, 2017

Dental visits can be daunting for even the toughest adults. So, imagine that you're a kid (we've all been there) and remember how scary the sound of a drill is or the appearance of braces--yikes!

With little-to-no-knowledge as to why the preservation of our teeth and dental visits are important, children can imagine any number of horrific reasons about why people have to go to the dentist.

Probably the most popular question that children have is--why is sugar bad...

May 30, 2017
NHWC introduces Dr. Sammy Noumbissi

Dr. Sammy Noumbissi, DDS MS is known for his gentle and creative touch. He enjoys helping each of his patients improve their health, appearance, and self-esteem by creating the smile of their dreams. He also believes the overall health of every patient is intimately connected to oral health. Dr. Noumbissi believes in maintaining teeth, gum and jawbone health with natural and non-toxic means.

  Education & Background

Dr. Noumbissi earned his DDS...

May 23, 2017
The Dangers of Mercury

Studies show that mercury is the most toxic heavy metal to your body. The number one source of mercury pollution is coal-fired power plants. Second position is held by dental practices due to amalgam fillings, which are 50 percent mercury.

Dental amalgams, used for more than 150 years, continue to be used by half of the dentists in North America despite a mountain of evidence they slowly leak toxic mercury into your body, and are particularly dangerous for...

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