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Wellness Wednesday – Options For Replacing A Missing Tooth

Wellness Wednesday – Options For Replacing A Missing Tooth

Wellness Wednesday - Options For Replacing a Missing Tooth When it comes to replacing teeth there are many options!  At Blodgett Dental Care we strive to help our guests make choices for tooth replacement which resonate with their own values, goals, timeline, and...

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Wellness Wednesday – Misinformed Consent

Wellness Wednesday – Misinformed Consent

Wellness Wednesday - Misinformed Consent The conclusion of yesterday’s post: “Unfortunately, we do not have a holistic dentist in my area, and although we do have them in Canada, I couldn’t drive the 4 hours to get what I needed done.  I was told about an oral surgeon...

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Toxic Tuesday – The Effect of Doctors Who Don’t Listen

Toxic Tuesday – The Effect of Doctors Who Don’t Listen

Toxic Tuesday - The Effect of Doctors Who Don't Listen Every week I hear from people around the world regarding their struggles with oral health issues.  They are told that they are crazy or what they’re experiencing is “all in their head”, metaphorically speaking. ...

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20th Anniversary

20th Anniversary

20th Anniversary We had a great time commemorating Blodgett Dental Care’s 20th Anniversary on April 2, 2021. It was genuinely incredible sharing this time with 400+ people virtually on Instagram. All of our discussions can be accessed on our Instagram page for your...

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Wellness Wednesday – The Power of Removing Oral Infection

Wellness Wednesday – The Power of Removing Oral Infection

The Power of Removing Oral Infection Yesterday we reviewed the story of a patient who had experienced the death of 3 upper teeth and how negatively this was impacting his health. Although he was experiencing severe skin breakouts, he had no pain in his mouth....

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The Value of Care You Can Trust

The Value of Care You Can Trust

The Value of Care You Can Trust  Today we are excited to share the story of a wonderful woman, writer,  and health advocate, Liz Wolfe, NTP. You can read about Liz’s health journey and what inspired her to write her first book “Eat The Yolks” on her...

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Can HPV Virus Hide in Your Dead Teeth?

Can HPV Virus Hide in Your Dead Teeth?

Can HPV Virus Hide in Your Dead Teeth? Based on the findings of recent tests performed in our office, YES!! HPV virus can, in fact, hide in your dead teeth.Over the past year I have shared many aspects of how root canal treatment can result in significantly...

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Toxic Tuesdays – Mercury Exposure and Alzheimer’s Disease

Toxic Tuesdays – Mercury Exposure and Alzheimer’s Disease

Dental Mercury and Alzheimer’s Disease  Studies are now showing a link between chronic mercury exposure (such as mercury exposure caused by mercury amalgam fillings) and Alzheimer’s disease.  Approximately 50% of dentists in America are still placing mercury amalgam...

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Toxic Tuesdays – Rheumatoid Arthritis and Root Canals

Toxic Tuesdays – Rheumatoid Arthritis and Root Canals

Toxic Tuesdays - Rheumatoid Arthiritis and Root Canals Recently I received an email from a woman in Arkansas.  As a teenager, she had root canal therapy on two of her teeth.  Her doctor had “diagnosed” her with Rheumatoid Arthritis by the end of high school. This...

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Toxic Tuesday – You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

Toxic Tuesday – You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

Toxic Tuesday: You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know Frequently I’m asked, “How do I know if my root canals are infected?” As I have explained in the past, EVERY tooth which has experienced root canal therapy will be filled with bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi...

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Safe Mercury Filling Removal (“SMART” Protocol)

Safe Mercury Filling Removal (“SMART” Protocol)

Safe Mercury Filling Removal ("SMART" Protocol) Make sure you choose a "SMART" dentist!It is widely known that mercury is a toxic substance to human health.  Unfortunately, millions of people around the world have had this toxic substance put in their mouths under the...

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Dental Ozone FAQ

Dental Ozone FAQ

Dental Ozone FAQsWhat is Dental Ozone?Kelly J. Blodgett, DMD is always seeking out new ways to offer his patients the best holistic and preventive dental treatments in Portland. Recently, his commitment to lifelong learning and study has led him to discover a powerful...

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11 Foods That Are Great For Your Teeth

11 Foods That Are Great For Your Teeth

11 Foods That Are Great For Your Teeth Eating a rich diet of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and quality sources of protein is key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. But have you ever stopped to think about the effect your diet has on your teeth and gums? In...

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What You Need To Know About Pregnancy Gingivitis

What You Need To Know About Pregnancy Gingivitis

What You Need To Know About Pregnancy Gingivitis If you’re pregnant, our team at Blodgett Dental Care wants to offer you big congratulations! This exciting time in your life comes with many new joys and things to think about. As a result, it’s easy to accidentally...

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What Does It Mean to Be a Holistic Dentist?

What Does It Mean to Be a Holistic Dentist?

What Does It Mean to Be a Holistic Dentist? Just this week, a person came into my Portland dental office and asked,       “How can you consider yourself a ‘biological dentist’ if you use titanium implants?” In her opinion, using a foreign material (even...

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Is Fluoride The Answer to Remineralizing Teeth?

Is Fluoride The Answer to Remineralizing Teeth?

Is Flouride Safe for Your Teeth? This morning I received an excellent question from a potential patient who lives 150 miles from Blodgett Dental Care, my Portland dental practice. She was told by her current dentist that “You have demineralization of your teeth. You...

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The Truth About Dental X-Rays

The Truth About Dental X-Rays

The Truth About Dental X-Rays As a holistic dentist in Portland, I work closely with patients who care about their dental health and overall whole body health. I appreciate it when my patients do their research and ask questions about the care they receive. When I...

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