Discovering the Benefits of Biocomp Labs: Exploring Biocompatibility Testing
Discovering the Benefits of Biocomp Labs: Exploring Biocompatibility Testing Discovering the Benefits of Biocomp Labs: Exploring Biocompatibility Testing Biocomp Labs is a leading provider of biocompatibility testing services, offering a test to help ensure the safety of materials used in the dental industry. In this article, we will explore the history, technique and benefits of […]
Biocompatibility Testing and Ethical Dentistry
The Importance of Biocompatibility Testing and Ethical Dentistry The Importance of Biocompatibility Testing and Ethical Dentistry Modern dentistry is focused on providing patients with safe, reliable, and ethical care. A key component of achieving these goals is biocompatibility testing, which helps to ensure that dental materials and products are safe for use in humans. Biocompatibility […]
What is Mercury Free Dentistry
WHAT IS MERCURY FREE DENTISTRY Mercury-free dentistry is a growing trend in the dental industry that focuses on the elimination of mercury-containing fillings and other materials. For decades, dental fillings were made up of a combination of mercury, silver, zinc, copper, and tin, and have been linked to health issues such as neurological problems, immune […]
Understanding Biocompatibility Before Dental Treatment
Understanding Biocompatibility Before Dental Treatment “Understanding Biocompatibility Before Dental Treatment” by Dr. Blanche D. Grube One of the things I have noticed over the many years of my dental career is that “ALL” dentists think that they are the best dentist in their community, state, or maybe even the country. Yet there is something that […]
How a Dentist Decides on What Materials to Use
How a Dentist Decides on What Materials to Use How does a dentist decide on what materials to use? Allergies are among the most common but overlooked diseases. It has been reported that over 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year, that’s almost 1/7th of the total US population. Usually, those allergies are environmental, like […]
Children Of Color And Low-Income Kids Still Receive Unsafe Mercury-Based Dental Fillings
CHILDREN OF COLOR AND LOW-INCOME KIDS STILL RECEIVE UNSAFE MERCURY-BASED DENTAL FILLINGS It has been more than a year since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asked dentists to stop using amalgam—the familiar silver-colored material used to fill cavities—in children and other “high risk” groups. That’s because amalgam contains 50 percent mercury, a well-known neurotoxicant. The […]
Five Common Dental Procedures that Could Impact Your Health
FIVE COMMON DENTAL PROCEDURES THAT COULD IMPACT YOUR HEALTH Some of the most common dental procedures that occur during routine dental visits can actually be harmful to your health. Here’s a shortlist of some of the most common dental procedures and materials and how they can impact your whole-body health: Root canal treatments Dental Implants […]
Is there a link between poor oral health and cancer?
Is there a link between poor oral health and cancer? Not so long ago, when a patient heard the word “cancer”, they immediately thought it would be an inevitable death sentence for them. Fortunately, there has been a tremendous amount of research that has been done in the past 20 years, that is exposing potential […]
How Often Should You Get Tested for Dental Biocompatibility?
How Often Should You Get Tested for Dental Biocompatibility? Biocompatibility testing is an indirect measurement of the reaction between serum proteins and the composition of various dental restorative materials. Dental restorative materials, just like prescription drugs, can have certain side effects or adverse reactions. Some of these reactions are of medical significance, and some are […]
Was Dr. Hal Huggins Right – Is it Really All in Our Head?
Was Dr. Hal Huggins Right – Is it Really All in Our Head? Have you ever woken up and felt something wasn’t right? After going through your day, you still feel something is off…You decide that perhaps a visit to the doctor will give you the answer, but the first doctor tells you, nothing is […]