Enclave Dental Blog
February 13, 2018
Your teeth and gums play an integral role in your overall health, and people who have a complete, healthy smile are more likely to enjoy better systematic wellbeing, too. Rather than treating your mouth as though it exists in a vacuum, holistic dentistry concentrates on the picture of your whole health. Therefore, certain procedures will look a little different from a holistic dentist in accordance with this philosophy. Ceramic dental implants are one example. They offer an alternative, metal-free treatment option that is kind to your oral health AND your overall wellbeing. Keep reading to learn more about why, and whether or not you are a great candidate for this metal-free option.
February 9, 2018
For patients who are already missing or are on the brink of losing one or more teeth, dental implants offer a highly effective replacement method. By rebuilding the missing tooth/teeth from the root up, dental implants offer the ultimate in stability for your new smile. However, many people are reluctant to have titanium implants, the standard material for this option, placed in their mouths. Your holistic dentist in Southlake is pleased to provide a biocompatible alternative to titanium dental implants — and these are made from zirconia. Keep reading to find out more about how that can benefit your oral and overall health for long to come.
January 30, 2018
As the largest solid organ of the body, the liver plays an integral role in overall health. It breaks down old blood cells, fat, and protein to produce energy for your body. It also aids in digestion and detoxification of your body. But if you are eating a heavily processed, high fat diet, your liver can get overloaded and may not be able to do its job as well as it should.
January 17, 2018
The meaning of enclave, from French, is a simple concept — it’s a place filled with people that are different from those that surround it. At Enclave Dental, we strive to offer dentistry that’s truly set apart from the rest. Dr. Preetha Thomas is the dentist in Southlake who takes a whole-health approach to help you enjoy better oral and overall health for a lifetime to come. Choosing a holistic dentist will help to ensure you and your loved ones receive dental care that is safe and effective — keep reading to learn more about what that means.
January 9, 2018
Many people dread going to the dentist, but dental work doesn’t have to be stressful. In fact, visiting a holistic dentist can be a downright relaxing and rejuvenating experience — and one that always has your oral and overall well-being in mind. Your sedation dentist in Southlake strives to make each appointment as calming as possible with techniques like essential oils, grounding, and lavender throughout the office. And if that’s not enough to help you fully relax, we’ve got more potent sedation methods at hand, too.
January 2, 2018
Bad breath — there’s nothing pleasant about it. It can harm your interpersonal relationships and take away from your success at work, not to mention just making you feel self-conscious throughout the day. If you struggle with the chronic condition we also call halitosis, your holistic dentist in Southlake wants you to pay attention. Bad breath can indicate the presence of serious underlying health issues, which we’ve made the focus of this week’s blog post.
December 19, 2017
Now that it’s the middle of December, we’re starting to see signs of cold and flu season all around. This time of year always reminds your holistic dentist in Southlake of the importance of one thing: vitamin C. Are you getting enough? Keep reading to learn more about why it’s key for your health — especially as we get ready for colder weather here in North Texas.
December 5, 2017
Wisdom and experience aren’t the only things that come with age. Once you reach the age of 50 or so, you will start to notice a number of changes — and that extends to your oral health, too. Older people are at a higher risk of a number of issues, from cavities to dry mouth and gum disease. Visiting your family dentist in Southlake can help to protect your smile from these and other issues to keep your teeth clean and healthy for the years to come.
October 18, 2017
Oral cancer — it’s probably not something you think about too often. But your dentist in Southlake suggests oral cancer might take up more of your headspace if you knew that it killed one American every hour. It’s causing more fatalities than ever before — and increasingly, oral cancer is affecting younger, healthier patients. So no matter your age, if you’re an adult, you need to be getting regular oral cancer screenings. Doing so could save your life.
August 22, 2017
Despite improvements in dental hygiene and increased access to oral care across the last century, tooth loss remains a significant problem for adults in the US and around the world. In fact, the majority of people over the age of 35 are missing at least one of their natural teeth. Dr. Preetha Thomas offers dental implants, a comprehensive response to tooth loss. Most dental implants are made of titanium — but your holistic cosmetic dentist in Southlake prefers ceramic. Keep reading to find out why.