Enclave Dental Blog
July 3, 2018
Gluten is a common protein found in wheat, barley, rye, and triticale (a cross between barley and rye). People who have celiac disease must stay away from gluten to avoid symptoms like inflammation, digestive issues, and other problems stemming from the protein. People who do not have celiac disease may also want to stay away from gluten to enjoy a number of health benefits — including more energy, weight loss, and better overall health.
June 20, 2018
Caring for your heart health becomes more and more of a priority as you age. You probably already know the basics of cardiovascular wellness, like eating a balanced, nutritious, low-fat diet and getting enough daily exercise. But have you heard about the role the molecule nitric oxide has on your cardiovascular system? If the answer is no, keep reading to find out about the importance of this molecule from your holistic dentist in Southlake.
June 6, 2018
Fighting oral infection is a big focus of many dental treatment plans, and it can be a delicate balance to try to rid the mouth of the bad bacteria while simultaneously preserving the good and necessary bacteria. Because she is always focused on your oral and overall health, your holistic dentist in Southlake works diligently to remove only what has to go while keeping your healthy tissue intact. Oxygen/ozone therapy provides significant help with infection control — keep reading to find out how!
May 16, 2018
Sleep apnea is something that affects nearly 18 million Americans, many of whom don’t even realize there is a treatable condition behind their chronic fatigue. Are you one of the millions of people dealing with undiagnosed sleep apnea? If you snore and have trouble getting through the day without feeling like you’re going to fall asleep, chances are good that the answer is yes. Keep reading to learn more about what that means — and how to treat it.
May 2, 2018
Are you missing or on the brink of losing one, two, or several teeth? Some people make the mistake of delaying replacement — especially for back teeth. You can’t see the gaps anyway, right? Well, you may not know that not replacing those teeth can take a serious toll on your oral and overall health. Dental implants in Southlake offer a wonderful option for many patients. We’ve got more on the effects of tooth loss and how dental implants can help below!
April 18, 2018
Fluoride is commonly considered to be helpful in fighting cavities, but how safe is it for repeated use? Through her holistic dentistry practice in Southlake, Dr. Preetha Thomas offers whole-health focused dental care that aims to reduce the use of potentially harmful materials and substances in the body — like fluoride. Holistic dentistry does not simply focus on your teeth and gums. Rather, it approaches the mouth as an integral part of overall health and wellbeing. We know cavities can be prevented without the use of fluoride, which can cause other health issues. Keep reading to find out our top 4 tips for fighting cavities without the need for fluoride.
April 4, 2018
Got questions about oil pulling? Your holistic dentist in Southlake has answers. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about this good health habit.
March 16, 2018
You know which foods are good for your health, like fresh fruits, leafy vegetables, and whole grains. But do you ever give much thought to how the herbs and spices you eat can benefit you, too? Your holistic dentist in Southlake knows the power of 5 herbs in particular is significant for fighting inflammation and oral bacteria. Keep reading to find out what they are — and how you can fit them in your diet this month!
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.