While we know the importance of brushing, flossing, and maintaining proper oral health, there are times when pesky tooth decay creeps in and a cavity needs to be filled. If a cavity is ignored, it can cause bacteria to continue to grow, adding additional concerns and issues in your mouth.
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.
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: