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Saffron: A Medicinal Botanical

Saffron has over a hundred therapeutic applications that prevent and/or treat conditions like erectile dysfunction, muscular degeneration, Alzheimer’s disease and sometimes even clinically diagnosed depression. Notably, many of the conditions saffron seems to assist with are psychiatric, addressing the imbalances … Continue reading


Oral Galvinism

Having mixed metals in the mouth can be harmful for our bodies in many ways and one possibility that is not often discussed or heard of is Oral Galvanism.  Oral galvanism is a term used for the association of oral … Continue reading


Preventing Parkinson’s

Research done at Johns Hopkins Medicine has confirmed that the most important thing you we do to reduce our risk of Parkinson’s is to improve our gut health. 80% of our immune system is in our gut and is regulated … Continue reading


Poor oral health and cancer

Poor oral health is associated with a 75% increased risk of liver cancer. The study, by researchers at Queen’s University Belfast, analyzed over 469,000 people in the UK, investigated the association between oral health conditions and the risk of a … Continue reading


Infertility: 3 ways to improve chances of conception

It can be strange to hear this coming from a dentist’s perspective.  But follow my logic, look at the data, do some of your own research, and read on… More and more women having difficulties conceiving. We are living in … Continue reading


Diatomaceous Earth in Dentistry and throughout the Body

Diatomaceous Earth… Did you know? DE is a compound almost entirely made of Silica (a hard, non-reactive, colorless compound most commonly found in nature as Quartz). It is gently abrasive similar to pumice powder and highly absorbent.   Can I … Continue reading


Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) and how it’s changing dentistry

Platelet rich fibrin is the new talk of the town when it comes to surgery. With improved healing and immune support, a surgery can have quicker and better healing, with less post-op complications. If you and your kids ever watched … Continue reading


The Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique (SMART)

You’ve read how your silver fillings may be harmful to your health, now what? You’ve come to the right office by choosing SMART certified doctors to replace your old, leaky amalgam fillings. The safety protocol used by our doctors at … Continue reading


Silver Diamine Fluoride

Silver diamine fluoride has been in the news recently and Wrigleyville Dental now offers it as an alternative to traditional cavity treatment. Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) is a topical medicine that comes in a clear liquid form that can be painted … Continue reading


Oral Cancer on the Rise and Striking Younger

Oral Cancer is officially an epidemic and early discovery is critical. Most oral cancer is very treatable when detected in the early stages of the disease. Our doctors here at Wrigleyville Dental use the latest fluorescence technology that allows them … Continue reading