Category: Safety



I came across a recent study that was found in the journal of Experimental Gerontology that looked at 1,385 patients older than 75 years at the largest dental hospital in Shanghai, China. The study was done between Jan. 2010 and Dec. 2014. It was done to see if there ... Read More
April 3, 2020sddsadmin
Epidemiologist offering protective respiratory mask in coronavir


This is a new era for all of us. The emergence of a new Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, has changed the way that we do dentistry like night and day. As we comply with the governors, the Michigan Dental Association, and the American Dental Associations recommendations of social distancing ... Read More
April 3, 2020sddsadmin



Ibuprofen and Coronavirus

Ibuprofen and Coronavirus Many of you know that I have studied with Brad Bale and Amy Doneen regarding the Bale Doneen Method of Heart Attack prevention. Brad and Amy are staunch advocates for the role of dentistry in the overall inflammation prevention that occurs in our bodies. The statistics ... Read More
March 31, 2020sddsadmin


As we all know, the times have been changing due to the global pandemic with the COVID-19 virus. We are all in this together and we are here to help you should a dental emergency arise. In this down time, I have done a lot of reading in ... Read More
March 19, 2020sddsadmin
Robin Steely Dentist Battle Creek MI


Every time that I look in someone’s mouth and see silver – mercury fillings, my heart begins to sink. This material, while used for years in dentistry is not healthy for people. The alloy known as amalgam, is a mixture of several metals and “bound” together with mercury ... Read More
February 17, 2020sddsadmin


A recent blog post on the health information website, 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


My team and I get a lot of questions about dental insurance: “Why isn’t your practice in my plan? Why didn’t my dental insurance cover this? Why can’t I just have treated what my insurance covers?” I’d like to shed some light on this issue. Let’s look at what insurance really ... Read More
August 6, 2014DrSteely


Scene Magazine article: June 2011 Recently, the internet has been abuzz with chatter about the increase in thyroid cancer and radiation. This went viral on the internet following a Dr. Oz show that aired in the fall of 2010. On that show, Dr Oz talked about the exposure and protection of ... Read More
November 5, 2013DrSteely