is a growing body of scientific evidence showing
that infections, toxins, and imbalances in the
oral cavity and the jaw contribute to chronic
illness and pain in the head, neck and other
regions of the body. The field, known as
biological dentistry, considers biomechanical,
biochemical, bioelectrical and emotional factors
all to be important in achieving overall good
health and wellness.
traditional dentistry which treats only symptoms,
biological dentistry gets to the root causes that
contribute to trauma, irritation and toxicity.
dentistry is based on the concept that all dental
therapies should work in harmony with the body's
natural ability to heal and repair itself.
Dentistry's great contribution to health and
wellness, is best summed up by Sir William Osler:
"the next great advancement in medicine will
come from dentists." Biological dentistry
will, out of necessity, become the dental
medicine of the 21st Century.
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