Holistic Dentistry

Holistic Dentistryby Maria Rickert Hong, CHHC, AADP

I am fortunate to live near the office of Dr. Mark Breiner, a holistic dentist who doesn’t use mercury, fluoride or BPA. He has been campaigning against mercury amalgams since the 1970’s. He’s written a book, “Whole-Body Dentistry:  A Complete Guide to Understanding the Impact of Dentistry on Total Health”.

In it, he explains the dangers of mercury, including the electrical problems caused by them. Because they are metal, mercury fillings affect the electrical energy along that meridian. Each tooth sits on a particular acupuncture meridian, so an unhealthy tooth can affect the systems and organs related to that meridian.

Before he removed my mercury fillings, he measured the voltage, current and power provided by each of them. Voltages ranged from 40-220 MV, currents from 1-4 MA, and MW x seconds from -0.01 to -0.33.  Our bodies are electrochemical in nature, and these mercury fillings throw an electrical monkey wrench into the mix.

Dr. Breiner also practices homeopathy as a means of helping the body detoxify from the mercury, as well as from other toxins lurking in the body.

Holistic dentistry, therefore, is a type of dentistry that looks at the health of a person’s teeth in relation to the health of the overall body.  This kind of dentist understands how chronic and degenerative disease can be caused by toxic fillings, jawbone infection, the bite or airway problems.

Maria Rickert Hong is a former Wall Street equity research analyst who is now a Certified Holistic Health Counselor. She is the author of the bestselling book, “Almost Autism: Recovering Children from Sensory Processing Disorder, A Reference for Parents and Practitioners.” As a health coach, she helps parents make diet and lifestyle changes to recover their children from symptoms of Sensory Processing Disorder, almost autism, autism, PDD-NOS and ADHD. She has recovered her two boys from SPD, asthma, acid reflux and eczema can be reached at www.MariaRickertHong.com Maria is a board member, Media Director and blogger for Epidemic Answers, a 501(c)3 non-profit that lets parents know that recovery is possible, and she’s also the Media Director for Epidemic Answers’ Documenting Hope Project.


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