Would you drink muddy water? Eat food covered in dirt? Of course you wouldn’t! But how much thought do you give to the quality of the air you breathe? It’s easy to take breathing clean air for granted. In fact, it’s something we usually don’t think about at all – unless there’s a serious
Have you had a root canal procedure? You’re not alone. Root canals are one of the most common dental procedures. Nearly 15 million root canals are performed every year in the United States alone. That’s not a good thing! In today’s post we’re going to talk about a subject I’m passionate about: root canal toxicity.
You are young. You drink in moderation. You don’t smoke or chew tobacco. So there’s no need to worry about oral cancer, right? Think again! That’s why throughout the month of April, Blodgett Dental Care will be taking part in Oral Cancer Awareness month. We want to raise awareness and clear up the confusion
Painful dental treatments and lengthy procedures should be a thing of the past. Dentistry is healthier, safer, and more effective than ever before. From laser-assisted gum disease treatments and the Perio-Protect system to zirconia dental implants and pinhole gum rejuvenation – there’s more reason than ever to seek a progressive and holistic periodontal dentist like
What 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 new treatment option: Dental Ozone. Dental Ozone is: Completely natural Biocompatible Non-toxic A
Good dental health is incredibly important during pregnancy. It helps ensure both you and your baby stay safe and healthy. However, an often overlooked aspect of oral health during pregnancy is the mercury inside your silver fillings. The fact is, mercury is toxic to women and their babies– both inside and outside of the womb.
Are you suffering from chronic headaches? Have you looked into traditional diagnoses and come up with nothing? The answer could be in your bite! Headaches are often caused by dental bite issues (how your teeth come together) that need to be managed at the source. In this month's post, we’ll go over what causes headaches,
Brush. Floss. Brush. Floss. Brush. Floss. Are you feeling bored with your oral health care plan? Are you looking for something more exciting to help keep your mouth (and body) at its healthiest? Well, it turns out that “eating the rainbow” might be just what you’ve been looking for. Colorful foods rich in antioxidants
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 address patients’ questions, it helps us to get on the same page about their
Do you often wake up in the morning with a sore jaw or a headache? Do you notice your teeth having “sharp” edges, chips, or even small cracks? If so, you might be one of about 30 million people in the United States who grind their teeth while they sleep! Teeth grinding, a condition medically known