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Your San Jose Dentist + Your Body’s Natural Healing = A Happy, Healthy Life

The human body has been evolving since before our early ancestors were known to have lived. Throughout hundreds of thousands of years, our bodies have learned how to keep us safe and how to prevent illness. It would be silly not to use our body’s natural healing powers to our advantage when dealing with [...]

Holistic Dentistry: Is It Time To Re-Think Amalgam Fillings For Cavities?

When it comes to cavities, most are familiar with amalgam fillings. They are those silver-colored dental fillings that were generally used to fill cavities. Unfortunately, there have been growing concerns with amalgam fillings due to their mercury content. Despite the American Dental Association’s (ADA) assuring everyone that they are safe, some countries have banned [...]

Top 9 Benefits of Holistic Dentistry

If you’re searching for a dentist in San Jose, you’ve likely come across a lot of different ones to choose from. When choosing a dentist, it might be a good idea to choose one who considers themselves a holistic dentist. Holistic dentistry offers tons of amazing benefits that can optimize not only your oral [...]

Can You Keep Getting Fillings Replaced Forever?

Most people will experience a cavity at some point or another in their life. When a tooth develops a cavity, the easiest way to treat it is by removing the decay and sealing the tooth with a dental filling. Unfortunately, dental fillings don’t last forever and eventually need to be replaced.Find [...]

What is Ozone Therapy and Should I Get it?

At Top Down Dental, Dr. Nancy Nehawandian opts to provide her patients with as many treatments as possible to benefit oral health as a whole. One of these treatments is Ozone therapy. Ozone therapy is a holistic treatment that utilizes your body’s natural healing mechanisms to fight off disease, preserve natural structures and [...]

Diabetes and Your Teeth: Your Blood Sugar and Its Connection to Oral Health

If you’re familiar with diabetes, you know that it, if left untreated, can cause a slew of health problems. Poorly managed diabetes puts patients at an increased risk of stroke, heart disease, nerve damage and many other serious issues. But did you know that poorly managed diabetes can also lead to tooth decay, gum disease [...]

Researchers Find a Link Between Poor Oral Health and Liver Cancer Risk

At Top Down Dental, we’re dedicated to the whole health of our patients, which is why we take such a holistic approach to each of our patients’ dental plans. Every day, researchers and physicians find more hard evidence of a whole-body health link, and we stay on the leading edge to ensure [...]

Oral Health Is Partly in Your Head

When we talk about holistic dentistry, we often look at the ways that your oral health and your overall health overlap. However, we have a tendency to focus on physical links between the two. We talk, for example, about how gum disease can impact your heart, or how your [...]

Our Teeth Can Tell A Story

Holistic dentistry teaches us that oral health depends on more than just brushing, flossing, and making regular dental checkups. Instead, it can be influenced by our many life choices, as well as many aspects of our environment. Nothing demonstrates this as clearly as the stories told by a pair of Neanderthal teeth, [...]

“Healthy” Food Substitutions Gone Wrong

As we move into the autumn eating season in San Jose, we know that there are numerous occasions where we’ll be eating more sugar than is good of us, and sugar that can cause cavities. Halloween kicks off the sugary holidays, and it all goes downhill from there! So you might [...]

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