Holistic Dental Services
Research continues to demonstrate that infection and toxicity in the mouth is linked to higher risks of heart disease, diabetes and many other systemic diseases and inflammatory chronic conditions. We're proud to offer you services and treatments based on principles of overall wellness.
Many patients have concerns about the risks and relative rewards of ingesting fluoride in the name of reduced tooth decay. Dr. Evans offers fluoride free dental care.
General dentists diagnose and treat all kinds of acute and chronic dental problems. Sometimes they refer patients to dental specialist like Endodontists or Orthodontists for more specific treatment options. Dr. Evans has over 35 years of experience.
Different materials can be used for dental fillings as an alternative to Mercury Amalgam Fillings (silver coloured). While most dentists are not of the view that mercury vapour from so called "silver fillings" constitute a chronic health risk, members of the IAOMT (International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology) differ in that regard.
Parenting is hard work, you know that; or perhaps you remember when your children were little? Those drawn out bedtime marathons: "Did you brush and floss?" ... "If I check to see if your toothbrush is wet, what will I find?" ... "When was the last time you flossed your teeth?"
Mercury Amalgam Replacement
Even as as a dental student over 35 years ago Dr. Evans was perplexed by protocols around handling liquid mercury. In one class, a broken thermometer resulted in a faculty building evacuation, while in another lab on the very same campus, this liquid metal was handled openly with bare hands atop of the desks without concern.
Clearly having a bright and aesthetically pleasing smile has benefits. Because teeth gradually darken and yellow over time, whitening teeth can create an instant infusion of a more youthful appearance. Teeth whitening products however vary in their formulation. Some are more in line with a holistic approach than others and caution should be exercised with some extreme over the counter whitening products.
Oxygen/Ozone Therapy in Dentistry
Ozone is composed of three atoms of oxygen. It chemical symbol is O3. Normal oxygen (O2), which we breathe, has two oxygen atoms and is colorless and odorless. There are numerous dental applications for Oxygen/Ozone therapy. Ozone is utilized for disinfection. Benefits can be achieved by placing ozonated water, ozonated oils, and oxygen/ozone directly into infected gum pockets, infected root canals, or areas of mild dental decay.
Perio Protect Treats Gum Disease
Perio Protect® is a minimally invasive periodontal (gum) disease treatment that uses soft custom molded trays that you wear for just minutes a day. This easy treatment option is a gentle, yet effective way to fight the bacteria that cause gum disease. Many of us have some form of periodontal (gum) disease. Many of Dr. Evans' patients are using this incredibly easy and effective homecare regimen.
Aren't all dentists cosmetic dentists? Well sure, more or less. The training, number of specific tools and selection of technology utilized in restoring teeth is always expanding. Prioritizing appearance is sometimes referred to as cosmetic dentistry. The distinction between a cosmetic dentist and other dentists is of less official importance than the distinction between general dentists and specialists who've undergone additional years of training.
Emergency Dental Care Service
We understand the difficulty you and your loved ones face when accidents happen or when inconvenient and painful dental problems arise. We are committed to doing all we can to help get you out of immediate pain and in providing you the information and options you need to achieve relative peace of mind. An assessment of both acute and chronic dental issues is important, as is informed consent. Call the office, we will listen and take care of you.
You may be surprised to know that the benefits of having properly aligned teeth extend far beyond a confident smile. Straightening your teeth can significantly affect your overall dental health. Think about it — a smile can hardly be perfect if it's not a healthy one. Invisalign takes a modern approach to straightening teeth, using a custom-made series of aligners created for you and only you. These aligner trays are made of smooth, comfortable and virtually invisible plastic that you wear over your teeth.