The Biological Approach To Dental Care
Some patients wonder what a holistic approach to dentistry is and how it is applied to general dentistry. A Holistic approach or “biological approach” refers to an emphasis on the material in dentistry and its connection to the overall well-being. The Living Wellness Dental Northland team in Calgary, Alberta, offers a comprehensive biological approach to dental care, meaning that we treat more than just your symptoms. We use biocompatible material and perform material sensitivity testing recognizing the interconnectedness of the mouth and the rest of the body. We tailor all treatments to each client, customizing your care to suit your needs and biology.
Our team treats clients for a wide range of issues at our office. When you visit Living Wellness Dental Northland, you will see that our goal is to make sure each patient we see truly lives well. While focusing on offering effective treatment, our team works to empower each patient with information via clear and concise communication. Your dentist will work jointly with you to understand your needs and goals. They will answer any questions you may have, making you an active participant in your planned care.
The Benefits of a Holistic Approach to Dental Care
A biological or “holistic” approach to dentistry refers to the practice of taking the complete body into account when treating our patients’ dental needs, including:
- Mental well-being
- Social practices of our office
- Your unique physiology
Our team believes oral health is essential and influences overall health, meaning it directly contributes to your body’s wellness. Your entire body reacts when you are undergoing treatment. Hence, a biological approach to dentistry emphasizes the importance of using biocompatible materials and going to lengths to reduce the impact of the entire body’s natural responses when providing treatment. This results in a gentler treatment approach and less stress during your visits with us.
While the look and feel of your smile are critical, your overall oral health and wellness can significantly impact your happiness. Because of this, our team utilizes procedures and biocompatible materials tailored to suit your body’s specific physiology. We aim to keep the balance of your body’s chemistry in mind with every treatment we perform. The materials used on each patient are based on specific and precise sensitivity test results. These tests tell our dentist which material your body will respond best to.
The team at Living Wellness Dental Northland uses new, biocompatible materials. These include natural-looking tooth-coloured resin fillings instead of fillings which contain metal and amalgam. Our approach to dentistry here at Living Wellness Dental Northland is something we take very seriously as we strive to provide personalized treatment that fits your unique, one-of-a-kind needs.
Whatever your dental goals may be, Living Wellness Dental Northland will be your partner in care. Working with the impact of dental materials on your overall health, we will review your goals and help you understand the treatment options available, be it preventive, restorative, or cosmetic dental care you want.Back to Biological Dentistry Page