Did you know that Listerine was once marketed as a surgical antiseptic and powerful floor cleaner? What you don’t know about mouthwash might surprise you. Especially when it comes to your dental health. In my latest video Mouth Wash Is Bad For You I share my thoughts on Mouthwash. Please keep reading to learn more about
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 guise of it being a “silver filling.” That sounds so noble, yet in truth, the filling is
What’s behind the recent increase in heart attacks? Is it obesity, poor diet, or lack of exercise? You might be surprised that some researchers believe the key to understanding your heart attack risk is hiding in your genes — and your dental health. In today’s post, we’ll dive deeper into the truth about heart
Recently, Dr. Blodgett was a guest on Portland’s KGW news to talk about the importance of oral health and how it affects our whole body health. It’s an important topic and one Dr. Blodgett has blogged about in the past. Watch the video Are you saying your dental health can affect your whole body health?
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
If you’re a frequent visitor to our website or dental office, then you’ve heard us say it before: Your mouth is a window to your overall health. The reason we continue to bring this up is because so many people view issues like cavities or gum disease as ailments relating only to the mouth. This
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
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 today’s post, we’ll take a look at some foods that are great (and not so
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,