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The 6 Misconceptions About Teeth


You think you’re doing the right thing, you think it’s okay, it doesn’t hurt, and yet…

1 – I’m bleeding a little bit from the gums but nothing serious                                 

But yes, it is serious! It means that you have a periodontal disease. If there is blood, even a little or occasionally, it means that there is inflammation and this inflammation is chronic. This chronicity is serious because it causes immune exhaustion. This means that your body will no longer have the resources to protect you from other, possibly more serious diseases. You should see a periodontist, a gum specialist, who will take x-rays to assess the condition of the bone around your roots teeth. Initially, periodontal disease is a simple inflammation of the gums, it is reversible gingivitis, but over time (a few months and years) it degenerates into periodontitis which destroys the bone that supports the teeth. Bleeding is therefore the first warning sign. Neglecting it leads to edentulism.

2 – Dental care is expensive                       

Indeed, dental care has a cost that must cover the high structural costs of a dental practice (dental chair, instruments, sterilization products and equipment, employee salaries and practitioner’s remuneration).

But are you aware of the value of dental care? Well cared for teeth is an added value to your health.  That being said, prevention is not expensive. Toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss are a lifetime investment, but they can save your teeth and even your life when you know the damage that damaged teeth can do to your health. Moreover, if you have regular dental check-ups, without waiting for pain, a cavity will be treated in time, before it causes a big hole and its treatment is fully reimbursed by social organizations. With NatureBio Dental you have all the keys to take care of your teeth effectively.

3 – No need to take care of baby teeth, they will fall out                          

This is not true! The health of your milk teeth determines the health of your permanent teeth. An infection on a baby tooth is serious for the health of the child and damages the bud of the future tooth that is underneath. In addition, the size and shape of the decayed milk teeth will disrupt the position of the permanent teeth and cause imbalances in dental occlusion. In addition, a child with toothache does not chew, which disrupts the development of his jaws. Also be aware that a child who is forced to undergo dental care at a very young age will be traumatized. He may have to be treated under general anesthesia with materials that are not very biocompatible because not all techniques can be done at once when you are limited by the duration of the anesthesia. One is rarely treated well in an emergency (this is also true for adults). And in case of fear and stress, the dental surgeon will be as hurry as you, to see you go, because nothing is more difficult than treating a patient who is moving, who is tense and who needs to close his mouth every 30 seconds.

4 – My dentist told me that I had a cyst on a tooth root, I didn’t do anything because I don’t feel anything                                                               

A cyst is a chronic infection, so it doesn’t hurt. A cyst starts to hurt when it degenerates into an acute stage. It turns into an abscess that will spread bacteria throughout the body. 90% of devitalized teeth have made a cyst or granuloma (pre-cystic stage) because of the bacteria in the dead roots canal. These areas of infection send toxins throughout the body 24H/24H and are very dangerous to health (stroke, cancer, endocarditis, polyarthritis ……) not to mention the risk of dental septicemia increasingly frequent in recent years because the immune status of the population is weakened by poor lifestyle (diet, stress, sedentary lifestyle). A cyst can be treated in several ways. Either by re-disinfecting the tooth root canal in question, or by removing the cyst surgically through the gum, or by pulling the tooth that has the cyst. Your dentist will advise you on the best solution for your case.

5 – Fluoride is good for your teeth                               

That’s true and false. It is indeed observed that children who have taken fluoride have little or no cavities, but children who have not taken fluoride do not have more cavities if their parents have been vigilant about their lifestyle. Indeed, tooth decay is not due to a fluoride deficiency and as we know that it is a toxic product, it cannot be without consequences on the development of children. It has also been noticed that in adulthood, teeth that have had fluoride during childhood become more fragile and decay more easily in periods of stress. This is due to the calcium/fluorine ratio which is unbalanced when fluoride is supplemented during tooth formation.

6 – I can eat sweets in the evening since I brush my teeth before going to bed                            

This is not true. The sugar is stored by the bacteria and since brushing does not eliminate 100% of the bacteria (and fortunately), at night the bacteria make a bacterial plaque that is all the more acid since they will have had a lot of sugar to eat during the day. Moreover, a diet rich in sugar, unbalances the metabolism and puts the body in acidosis. When the acid-base balance is disturbed in the direction of acidosis, the body becomes demineralized and teeth and bones are the two first to be affected. Sugar therefore acts on the demineralization of the teeth on two levels: on the surface by increasing the acidity of the bacterial plaque and on the internal level by promoting the leakage of minerals through the dental pulp (living part of the tooth).

French version on NatureBio Dental

Catherine Rossi

Dr. Catherine ROSSI, dentist, graduate of the Faculty of dental surgery of Toulouse (France) in 1984, I discovered natural medicine in 1983.

I have been practicing my profession in Paris since 1985. I have 3 daughters, 2 grand ‘daughters and I am happy!

The day I started treating myself with alternative medicine and experienced the miracles it had on my health, it became for me inconceivable to prescribe for my patients allopathic remedies as I was taught to do so in the university.

Therefore, I studied and incorporated homeopathy, aromatherapy, phytotherapy, acupuncture etc. into my practice from the very start.

This practice which has come to be defined “holistic dentistry” became for me a reason for being. It was accompanied by a personal evolution, an art of living in harmony with nature, of a consciousness in the role of each living being in the balance of our universe.

As my personal and spiritual work evolves, the care that I provide to my patients has taken on a special dimension: my relationship to another takes on character of sacredness in trust and in Love.

I present this blog to you as my modest contribution for a better world because my belief is that: on the path of life we always advance the best with good teeth.

Website – https://naturebiodental.com/