Our practice is built on an integrative approach to dental hygiene care. This requires taking responsibility for maintaining all aspects of our well-being. Our thoughts, food choices, lifestyle, and environment can affect the body.
The oral-systemic connection is the link between the health of your mouth and your overall health. Did you know that gum disease may be linked with increased risk for; pre-term low birth weight babies, heart disease, stroke, respiratory diseases including pneumonia, cancer, and possibly Alzheimer’s disease!
An integrative approach takes into consideration how nutrition, our thoughts, environment, lifestyle, and our genetics all play a role in disease progression and prevention. Therefore, referral to other health care professionals such as Naturopathic physicians, Medical Physians, Holistic Nutritionists, Myofunctional Therapists, Acupuncturists, Massage Therapists, Physiotherapists, and others may be recommended.