Mercury Fillings In Dental Treatments: What You Need To Know

When a patient gets a cavity, it’s important to seal that opening with the help of special materials that will help prevent infection, pain, and the eventual loss of the tooth. The mouth is a very unique environment, though: it’s constantly moist, there’s a lot of motion, and bacteria accumulates pretty quickly. The material of choice, therefore, needs to be very resilient.

Discover Holistic Dentistry: Dr. Joel Singer Answers Your Questions

At Singer Dentistry of Fort Lee, NJ, we are often asked why Dr. Joel Singer chose to follow the path of holistic dentistry and what the difference is between holistic and conventional dental methods. With a passion and commitment to holistic dental techniques, he enjoys educating his patients on the subject. Here is Dr. Joel Singer to better explain his background and the benefits of holistic dentistry:

So Many Patients Have Dental Phobia

We recognize that some patients feel uncomfortable and even fearful when visiting the dentist. This can lead them down the path of poor dental health. In some cases, patients are so fearful that they avoid critical dental treatments that would save a tooth from decay and damage. The good news is that we have a solution to help those patients have a more comfortable and relaxing dental experience so that they can get the dental care they deserve. Read on to learn more about the options available for dental phobia.

Holistic Dentistry Explained

You’ve probably heard the term holistic doctor or holistic health practitioner, but did you know that there is also a holistic approach to dentistry? As a holistic dentist, Dr. Joel D. Singer, DMD puts the importance of dental health in the context of the patient’s overall health and well-being. The goal is to ensure that your dental treatments are conducted with tools and procedures that enhance total wellness.

We Love To Help Our Patients

February reminds us of all the ways we love to help our patients achieve and maintain not only a healthy smile, but their overall health and well-being, as well. We go above and beyond to ensure patients that we have their best health interests at heart. How do we do that? To start, we are one of the few IAOMT-accredited practices in the area. Let us explain what that means to you:

Stress-Free Zone

We understand that a visit to the dentist isn’t on your top ten list of favorite things to do, but for some people, just the thought of a routine dental checkup can cause extreme anxiety and panic. They may even avoid going to the dentist all together, which puts their oral health in jeopardy. The good news is that sedation dentistry allows us to provide a comfortable and relaxing experience for these patients so that we can care for their dental needs.