If you’ve had a tooth extraction, you may be faced with the decision of how to replace that tooth for optimal esthetics and function. Depending on your particular circumstance, you may have some options for that. Increasingly, patients are choosing an implant to fill that gap. Traditionally the only material choice for implants was titanium.… Read More Implants, One Option to Replace that Missing Tooth
There is little debate, our lives depend on electrical current to run conveniently and efficiently. The down side of all that convenience? The overabundance of electrical current that runs through every aspect of our lives can expose us to electromagnetic fields (EMFs). There is concern that these EMFs can negatively impact our health. Though research,… Read More EMFs and the Growing Problem of Electrosensitivity
Exercise is the new wonder drug, according to the British Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. In a recent report, Exercise: the miracle cure and the role of the doctor in promoting it, The Academy details how exercise, just exercise, can reduce chronic diseases of inflammation by 30% or more. You know the ones, diabetes, heart… Read More Whole Body Vibration May Just Jiggle You to a Healthier, Stronger, Longer Life
In 1945 when Grand Rapids, Michigan became the first city to implement community water fluoridation, the Precautionary Principle didn’t exist. When an activity raises threats of harm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause and effect relationships are not fully established scientifically. Sure, you might have heard… Read More Taking Issue with Fluoride
If you have an advanced stage of gum disease, you know how devastating to oral health it can be. Left unchecked, gum disease will destroy your connective tissue attachment and periodontal tissues. It’s aninfection that can cause pain, tooth mobility, and tooth loss. More than “just” an oral disease, the pathogenic bacteria present in gum… Read More Attaining Optimal Oral Health When Diagnosed with Gum Disease
By now we’ve all heard the news, sugar is not only packing on the pounds, it supports chronic diseases of inflammation. From tooth decay and gum disease to heart disease, obesity, diabetes, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, scientific evidence now indicates we are living the sweet life at the risk of death. This year the FDA… Read More Fructose: How Sweet it Ain’t.
As part of that process, Dr. Yoshida recently completed his residency in integrative biologic dental medicine, earning his certification in Naturopathic Dentistry from the American Board of Integrative Medicine and Dentistry, Integrative Biologic Dental Medicine and American Naturopathic Medical Association. For several months out of the year, Dr. Yoshida dedicated time to furthering his knowledge… Read More A Better Way to Do Dentistry