sddsadmin

Your Dental Health Attitude

11

Apr2018
When you think about success, what comes to mind? Successful businesses, great careers, wonderful relationships? How about success with your health? What would it take for you to feel successful and healthy? I have spent some time lately studying the thoughts of people that I consider successful. ... Read More
April 11, 2018sddsadmin
key-2114313_1920

08

Jan2018

Belief & Oral Health

0    
Belief & Oral Health There is a word that I have learned recently. That word is PRAXIS. It means the integration of belief with our behavior. In other words, what we believe will affect what we do. For many of us, the habits, opinions, and beliefs ... Read More
January 8, 2018sddsadmin
michigan-dentist-steely-store

15

Dec2017

The Oral Fitness for Life Store

0    
The Oral Fitness for Life Store One of the greatest things that we can offer our clients is a way to completely control their oral disease. When you walk down the mouth care aisle at the local super store in Battle Creek, Marshall, Kalamazoo, or any of the surrounding areas, ... Read More
December 15, 2017sddsadmin
SteelyDDS-Serving-Kenya-2

04

May2017
Each year, it is our desire to give back 10% of the time that we work in the office to the mission field. We have spent time in Honduras, and now Kenya is on our list.  These projects give us great joy at being able to serve our ... Read More
May 4, 2017sddsadmin
amalgam-fillings

18

Jan2017
A recent blog post on the health information website, Mercola.com raised a significant issue that is being swept under the rug in the United States.  Silver fillings that have been the standard for filling cavities for decades contain at least 50% mercury. According to the website starting July 1, 2018, ... Read More
January 18, 2017sddsadmin
Stethoscope and a silhouette of the heart and ECG

03

Nov2016
In what is possibly the largest study of its kind, researchers have found a significant connection between periodontal disease and first-time heart attack. Results were published in the journal Circulation. In this large, case-control study, 805 patients who had recently had their first heart attack were compared ... Read More
November 3, 2016sddsadmin
background

11

Oct2016

Do My Gums Bleed?

0    
“Dentists should be on the front lines fighting the health crisis that is destroying our nation.” - Michael Roizen, MD , Chief Wellness Officer Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute The mouth is the largest community of bacteria anywhere in your body. There are over 800 pathogens (different types of bacteria) living in our ... Read More
October 11, 2016sddsadmin
whipple_rectangle

03

Aug2016
A prominent oral pathogen has been detected in cancerous pancreatic tissue, according to a recent study in the journal Oncotarget. Researchers found that Fusobacterium nucleatum was found in pancreatic cancer tissue and that the tumor Fusobacterium species was significantly associated with a worse prognosis for pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is one of ... Read More
August 3, 2016sddsadmin
FreeImageWorks.com

13

Jul2016

Dental Fitness

0    
As we have studied the role of our oral health in relationship to our overall health, we have learned that Inflammation is a root cause of most diseases. This includes inflammation in the mouth and how it relates to the rest of the body. Recent studies have proved ... Read More
July 13, 2016sddsadmin
Examining mouth

14

Jun2016
We believe that dentistry should be holistically inclined, biologically based, and not have an impact on the general health of each patient. Silver amalgam fillings are composed of at least 55% mercury – about the same amount that is in a thermometer. As you know, if a thermometer breaks in ... Read More
June 14, 2016sddsadmin
tooth-emergency-with-stethoscope

08

Jun2016

Four Levels of Care

0    
My philosophy of dentistry is simple; I believe that dental disease is 100% preventable and, in most cases, 100% treatable or controllable. We have the choice of being healthy or not. There are four philosophies of care. We strive to work with patients who aspire to at ... Read More
June 8, 2016sddsadmin
steely 1

11

Feb2016
At 6 am, the city began to stir. Dogs barked, roosters crowed, diesel truck belched, and the sun began to peak over the mountains in the east. The air was thick with a mix of fog and smoke that would soon burn off as the sun rose ... Read More
February 11, 2016sddsadmin