Archive for 2020

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Keeping It Clean with the Power of Ozone

Ozone has a remarkable range of uses in dentistry, including preventing and treating gum disease, tooth decay, and other infections. But as a patient, you may be less aware of how it also helps keep our water lines clean and pathogen-free. Dental unit water lines – DUWLs, for short – are those skinny tubes that […]

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How We’re Providing Natural Dentistry Safely in the Age of COVID-19

While some folks remain concerned about going to the dentist from fear of exposure to COVID-19, the truth is that getting the dental care you need – including regular cleanings and exams – is crucial to supporting your overall health and well-being. Because we’ve been practicing mercury-safe dentistry for years here at Fremont Natural Dentistry, […]

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Here Comes the Sun: Emerging Science On Vitamin D Deficiency & COVID-19

As we all navigate our new COVID-19 world, researchers around the globe are looking for ways to both treat the ill and keep healthy folks healthy. It’s been especially encouraging to see scientists explore the role vitamins and minerals may play in building immunity and speeding up recovery. One nutrient getting a lot of press […]

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Staying Healthy at Home with Immune Boosting & Sanity Saving Strategies

As folks here and around the world are now strongly urged to keep social distance and not engage in any unnecessary trips out and about, know that while our office is open, we are focused only on high priority treatment and dental emergencies, such as infections or damaged teeth.  Should this change, we’ll keep you […]

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Platelet Rich Fibrin for Biocompatible Healing: A Review

With all types of allergies on the rise, biocompatibility is more important than ever. Just like you want to be sure that any materials used to replace or restore teeth are a good match for your individual biochemistry, any materials used to support the healing process should be biocompatible, as well.  That’s certainly the case […]

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Making (Dental) Mercury (Amalgam) History

When you choose biological dentistry for your care, it may be easy to forget that not all dental offices are mercury-free and mercury-safe. Many dentists here in the US continue to place amalgam fillings, which are about 50% mercury, one of the most toxic elements on this planet. In fact, roughly half of all mercury […]