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August

ChECK UPS

Dr. Chen at holisticdentistcare in San Diego area needs meticulous diagnosis and planning before she starts any procedure in her holistic dental office. The more information about your oral habit , your life style and general health , the better diagnosis she can advise . The best dental health is a journey that takes weeks and months to achieve. A consultation at Dr. Chen Holistic Dental Centre allows us to gather and record all this information and in our quest to provide the best available treatment we have invested in

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July

Dental sealants; invisible teeth coatings resistant to decay

The most likely location for a cavity to develop in your child’s mouth is on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. Run your tongue over this area in your mouth, and you will feel the reason why: These surfaces are not smooth, as other areas of your teeth are. Instead, they are filled with tiny grooves referred to as “pits and fissures,” which trap bacteria and food particles. The bristles on a toothbrush can’t always reach all the way into these dark, moist little crevices. This creates the perfect

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July

Dental homecare; Rinse, Flossing and eating habits

Everyone wants to enjoy the benefits of tip-top oral hygiene: a pearly white smile, fresh-smelling breath, and healthy pink gums. Making sure your mouth stays healthy is a major reason for visiting the dentist — and there’s nothing like that squeaky-clean feeling you get all around your mouth after you’ve had a routine checkup(link with dental checkups) and a professional cleaning! Hopefully, you see your dentist twice a year; but in between visits, it’s up to you to maintain a healthy mouth.

To help you achieve that goal, we’ve prepared
a list

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July

Silver Filling or Mercury

Silver Fillings or Mercury Fillings really ?

The use of “silver” fillings is a controversial topic in dentistry. The term “silver fillings” is actually quite misleading as the constituents of these fillings are an amalgam, or mixture, of different metals including mercury, tin. copper and silver. Therefore the term amalgam is more accurate when it comes to describing these fillings. The reason these fillings are such a hot potato in dentistry is due to the fact that mercury is a constituent of the amalgam. Mercury has long been known to be

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July

Root Canal Alternatives; Extraction, Medication, Diet

A root canal treatment is recommended when an infected and significantly damaged tooth needs repairing in order to save it. This degree of damage is usually a result of cracked tooth enamel, a deep cavity, or trauma (including from repeated dental treatments). The procedure includes several steps, beginning with X-rays followed by the removal of the damaged section of tooth pulp under local anesthesia, also known as a pulpectomy. The inside of the tooth is cleaned and disinfected and filled with a gutta-percha material and sealed. A crown or filling

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July

Oral cancer screening; Procedure and Methods

Oral cancer screening is an examination performed by a dentist or doctor to look for signs of cancer or precancerous conditions in your mouth. The goal of oral cancer screening is to identify mouth cancer early, when there is a greater chance for a cure.

Most dentists perform an examination of your mouth during a routine dental visit to screen for oral cancer. Some dentists may use additional tests to aid in identifying areas of abnormal cells in your mouth.

Medical organizations disagree on whether
healthy people without risk factors for mouth cancer

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July

Dental X-Ray(Radiography); Uses, Procedure, Safety

Our body is exposed to natural radiation from the sun everyday. If you had four small dental x-rays taken, the radiation would be less than one day of natural background radiation you would receive on average depending where you are on the planet. Similarly, these x-rays would result in about the same amount of radiation exposure you might get from an airplane flight lasting only about two hours. On top of that we shield  your body with proper protective shields which are placed on your chest and thyroid  when x-rays

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July

Holistic Dentistry

Holistic Dentistry

At the La Jolla Center for Holistic Dentistry, your health and smile are our number one concern. We are devoted to helping patients achieve optimal health with the understanding that the mouth is the gateway to the total health of your body, mind, and spirit.

Founded by San Diego natural dentist Dr. Fen-Hui Chen in 1999, La Jolla Center for Holistic Dentistry provides mercury-free, metal-free, minimally invasive, natural dental care and cosmetic dentistry. We provide ozone therapy, Non-surgical gums treatment, zirconium dental implants, safe teeth whitening, and even a holistic

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July

Root Canal alternatives

Alternatives to Root Canal

Utter the words “root canal” and you’re sure to elicit groans from everyone who hears you. Root canals are probably one of the most dreaded dental procedures, but at La Jolla Center for Holistic Dentistry, we have an alternative to root canal procedures! First, besides the fact that they hurt, why are root canals so bad, and why is it so important to find an alternative to root canal procedures?Typically, root canal therapy is a procedure performed to treat an infected tooth by removing infected material and