Understanding the Cost of Bioclear Treatment: A Comprehensive Guide

Discover bioclear treatment costs, factors affecting prices, payment options, and budgeting tips in our comprehensive guide for informed decisions.

5 Effective Techniques to Finally Manage Your Dental Anxiety

Struggling with anxiety about going to the dentist? Learn 5 proven methods to manage dental anxiety, so you can get the oral care you need comfortably.

How Our Holistic Dental Cleanings Are Different

In alignment with our biological approach to patient care, the dental cleanings provided at Dr. Sharon Dickerson are intentionally created to support each patient’s individual, holistic needs. Here are some of the things we incorporate into our hygiene appointments that provide an elevated level of care:  Why Oral Hygiene is Important for Dental Health It is widely accepted within the dental community that in addition to daily at-home care, routine dental cleanings help ensure optimal oral health. During a hygiene appointment, any plaque or tartar is removed from the teeth which prevents serious dental decay, gum disease, and tooth loss. Furthermore, these cleanings support the patient in maintaining a healthy bacterial balance (good breath!), feeling of oral cleanliness, and naturally white appearance of teeth. As an added safety precaution, your hygienist will also perform thorough mouth and throat screenings for ...

Advice From a Doctor: How Dental Health Affects Your Body’s Health

The Link Between Oral and Overall WellnessEngaging in a holistic approach to care implies an “observance of the whole”1. In other words, the individual is recognized as a whole person with multidimensional aspects of wellness. Thus, in order to maintain true health, all facets of the being must be considered. Therefore, when engaging in holistic medicine, the health of the oral environment serves as an integral area for reflection. Research continues to illustrate the synergistic relationship between oral health and overall wellness.2 When disharmony is detected in the mouth, it can be an indication of systemic disease. Furthermore, localized oral imbalance should be addressed in order to prevent it from translating to greater issues throughout the body.  The Common Denominator: Inflammation  When exploring the connection between oral health and systemic health, the primary factor often relates to inflammation. There is ...