Holistic Dentist Melbourne
THERE IS MORE TO YOU THAN YOUR MOUTH.
At Stanley Street Dental, we treat our patients as a whole, not just a mouth. Many oral conditions can have a systemic impact, which is why our experts provide medical and lifestyle advice to properly treat these issues. Oral conditions that commonly have an impact beyond the mouth are gum disease, TMJ disorder, teeth grinding, sleep apnea and bad breath. If you suffer from any of these conditions, consider booking an appointment with us today and see how we can help you get back on track to good health.
What is holistic dentistry?
Holistic dentistry is a more unconventional method of treating teeth than can be extremely helpful in some patients. The numbers of holistic dentists and holistic treatments are rising around Australia, and with good reason. Holistic dentistry often revolves around the use of herbal remedies to counteract oral conditions.
Why do people choose holistic health?
The reason behind preferring a holistic approach can come from many different reasons:
Preventative techniques – While many people visit a dentist to have a problem solved, such as a filling fitted, or teeth professionally cleaned, or dentures measure, holistic dentistry can take a more preventative approach. This reduces the need for more serious and invasive procedures further down the line. These techniques revolve around improving and maintaining oral health, which in the long-term means fewer dentist trips, cost savings, less pain, and less stress.
Partnerships – Holistic dentists can often work up a rapport with their patients, treating both oral issues and other self-conscious concerns. This allows them to guide patients through their journey and also confidently recommend them to seek help elsewhere, such as dieticians, relaxation specialists, osteopathy, and more.
Amalgam removal – Many people visit holistic dentists to have amalgam fillings removed safely to minimise any impact on the body. Some people are uncomfortable having amalgam and fluoride used in dentistry, which is something that most holistic dentists avoid.
Nervousness – A large group of holistic dentist patients visit as they are too nervous about seeing a standard dentist. A fear of dentistry is very common, and holistic dentists work to calm patients and earn trust before recommending herbal remedies for easing anxiety surrounding dentists.
Specialist Treatments – Holistic dentists can also offer a wide range of specialist treatments. Contact your local holistic dentist to find out what they can offer.