Holistic Dentistry

Holistic Dentistry also called biological dentistry, alternative dentistry or biocompatible dentistry is the equivalent of complementary and alternative medicine for dentistry. Holistic Dentistry emphasizes approaches to dental care said to consider Dental health in the context of the patients 's entire physical as well as emotional or spiritual health in some cases.Although the holistic dental community is diverse in its practices and approaches, common thread includes strong opposition to the use of amalgam in materials in dental fillings, nonsurgical approaches to gum disease and the beleif that root canals may endanger systemic health of the patient through the spread of trapped dental bacteria to the body.Many dentists who use these terms also regard water flouridization unfavourably.