Why Mercury-Free Dentistry Isn’t Enough. Mercury-SAFE Matters, Too!

By office on Wednesday, August, 14th, 2019 in Mercury No Comments

Despite mercury being one of the most toxic materials around, most dentists continue to use it for filling teeth. After all, it’s cheap, and can be placed much more quickly and easily than newer, higher quality materials. (Curious as to how it’s done? Here’s a basic demo.) But because of that toxicity, we not only […]


4 Keys to Keep Your Teeth Remineralizing Naturally

By office on Monday, August, 5th, 2019 in Oral Health & Hygiene No Comments

Folks who tout fluoride say that it’s needed to help keep your tooth enamel strong and prevent decay. Of course, fluoride is also a known neurotoxin. (It has other effects on health, as well.) It’s also not a mineral that your teeth actually need. There’s no fluoride in natural tooth enamel. Enamel is mostly made […]


How to Stop Mouth Breathing (& Improve Your Health in the Process)

By office on Tuesday, July, 30th, 2019 in Airway No Comments

The hazards of mouth breathing popped up in the news cycle recently, thanks to a celebrity performing some do-it-yourself Buteyko on Instagram. The post quickly went viral, probably because images of people with their mouths taped shut tend to be a little, well, startling. But while pictures of mouth-taping can provide the internet (and popstars) […]


First, Do No Harm…

By office on Tuesday, July, 23rd, 2019 in Biological Dentistry No Comments

Checklists, protocols, even the humble honey-do list – whether they’re on our phones, on our fridges, or in a handy-dandy notebook, we’ve all got them. We know the value in making and following lists if only because the simple act of creating a list gives you a much better shot at remembering what to do, […]


A New Way to Treat Gum Disease: Perioscopy

By office on Tuesday, June, 11th, 2019 in Periodontal Health No Comments

What would you think if, every time you washed your hands, they started bleeding – well, once you got over the horror show aspect of it all, that is? Rush to a doctor, right? Yet when people see blood on their toothbrush or dental floss, a surprising number of them do nothing, as if blood […]


Making Our Garden Grow

By office on Wednesday, May, 29th, 2019 in General Health & Wellness No Comments

“Biological” dentistry is such a perfect name for what we do here at Green City Dental in Edmonds. “Bio,” after all, means life, and one of our main goals is to help our patients create their best, healthiest lives possible. Every procedure we do, every material we use is chosen for its ability to support […]


It’s Alive!: New Ways to Save Dying Teeth

By office on Wednesday, May, 15th, 2019 in Dental Procedures No Comments

When you look at your smile, it can be tough to realize that each tooth isn’t just some hard, lifeless mass. Each tooth is, in fact, a living organ surrounded by a coat of enamel. Underneath that enamel is a softer layer of tissue called dentin, which is made up of miles – yes, miles! […]