Incorporating a Holistic Approach to Dentistry Can Boost Your Overall Health in the Long Run

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At Potomac Dental Centre located in Hagerstown, MD, our motto is to help you live your life with your most confident and healthy smile. Everything we do at our innovative dental office, whether we are performing routine dental cleanings, reconstructive dentistry or a simple teeth whitening treatment, we strive to treat your dental needs while also increasing your overall health. After all, what good is a great smile without healthy teeth, gums and body?

That’s why we are proud to provide exceptional dental care to our neighbors in Hagerstown, Frederick, and the surrounding communities. With great skill, Dr. Everett Eklund (aka Dr. Rhett) and Dr. Arlyn Logan are committed to giving our patients proper treatments benefitting the whole person as well as how your teeth and gums relate to one’s overall body health. We do this in a high-tech but friendly, relaxed and stress-free environment so your entire family can experience our gentle, comprehensive dental care. We want you to feel comfortable, safe and confident during your time with us.

The Holistic Dentistry Difference

To better understand the holistic dentistry difference when it comes to treating your smile, we consider how your oral health affects your wellness and overall health. We work hard to provide you with the most minimally invasive forms of treatment whenever possible. We also aim our approach at a more biocompatible methodology to treat your smile. For example, we offer white composite fillings, made from composite resin without mercury or other metals. These resin fillings are still strong and durable and can be matched to your surrounding natural teeth. In fact, your composite resin filling will bond with the natural tooth’s structure to make the tooth stronger while keeping out further decay!

Another difference when taking a more holistic approach to dental treatment is that we try to use more conservative treatments when possible to prevent and diagnose dental conditions while also avoiding exposing the body to harmful toxins. Our ultimate goal is to keep your long-term health and wellness in mind when treating dental conditions including incorporating ongoing preventative care to treat the cause of the symptoms and not just the effects. Regular teeth cleanings and exams help protect you from destructive tooth decay and gum disease. And that matters because the most common cause of tooth loss is gum disease! We also encourage healthy eating to help prevent dental problems, because nourishing your gums goes a long way to fending off gum disease.

By providing our patients with consistent quality dental care and excellent customer service in our state-of-the-art facility, we can offer your family healthier treatments. We want your body and smile to be healthy and strong!