Complementary Dentistry: A More Comprehensive Term

As appeared in the Journal of the Canadian Dental Association The 5-part series, Unconventional Dentistry, by Dr. Burton Goldstein 1-5 that began in the June 2000 issue of the JCDA is specious at best as his arguments are based on a flawed understanding of complementary modalities, their development and application.The term complementary dentistry (CD) is preferable and … Read moreComplementary Dentistry: A More Comprehensive Term

Homeopathic Treatment of The Acute Dental Patient

Homeopathy has much to offer in the treatment of oral conditions as is illustrated with the various examples discussed below. Medicine has created a separate field for the treatment of the oral condi­tion (dentistry). Currently, medical education gives minimal training to its students on the art of oral diagno­sis and homeopathic education is no different. … Read moreHomeopathic Treatment of The Acute Dental Patient

Oral Mines Uncovered

=============  “Oral Mines Uncovered”  – Adapted from an article regarding dental mercury in “Common Ground Magazine” – Winter 1995-96  BY DR. GARY FORTINSKY, D.D.S.  The use of amalgams in dental fillings is a controversy awaiting resolution. It is also a source of confusion to dental patients — even the dentist – primarily due to conflicting … Read moreOral Mines Uncovered

Mercury Amalgam: Tooth Saviour or Toxic Reservoir?

As appeared in the journal Vital Link Spring 2010, the Journal of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors One of the most controversial areas within dentistry is the concern surrounding mercury-amalgam fillings.11 Amalgam was first introduced in 1830, to wide acclaim, as it was inexpensive and easily placed in the mouth. The previous choices had been … Read moreMercury Amalgam: Tooth Saviour or Toxic Reservoir?