How a Safe Mercury Removal Approach Can Help Improve Your Overall Health

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In the past, one of the primary options for filling a tooth was a silver (amalgam) filling. Unfortunately, many people didn’t realize at the time that these fillings contain materials, such as mercury, that can lead to health complications.   Thankfully, Dr. Palmer is a dentist who can safely remove these …

The Holistic Approach Benefit: How Ozone Therapy Helps with Tooth Sensitivity

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A holistic dental approach office utilizes several forms of preventative care and treatment, including traditional dentistry techniques and ozone therapy.  Ozone therapy can significantly reduce bacteria, promote healing, and help prevent more invasive dental procedures, such as root canals. Used in conjunction with traditional dentistry, ozone therapy can help improve …

How Natural is Botox in Kelowna? Is It Really Safe?

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Are you undecided about investing in Botox in Kelowna? You’re not alone. Many people like the results others are getting with Botox, but they still wonder if it’s a safe product.  Today, you’ll learn how Botox is used by West Kelowna dentist, Dr. Shauna Palmer, and why it’s totally safe …

Prevent Heart Disease: A Holistic Dentist Approach to Oral Health

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Visiting your dentist can feel scary, but would you want to go more if you knew that your dentist could help prevent heart disease? You read that right.  Oral health possesses strong connections to the health of the body as a whole, and a recent study has even identified oral …

Do You Have Difficulty Swallowing? It May Be Related to TMJ Disorder

Do you ever have a hard time swallowing?  Difficulty swallowing can be caused by a number of issues, one of which is TMJ disorder.  Many of the patients who visit Dr. Palmer’s office complain not only of jaw pain and headaches but also the inability to swallow with ease, also …

TN vs. TMJ Disorder: What Is Trigeminal Neuralgia and How Is It Treated?

Do you notice that your face hurts on a regular basis? Or, maybe your jaw hurts constantly and has been for a few months?  You might assume you have trigeminal neuralgia or TN. After all,  facial muscle pain is a major symptom of this disorder.  Unfortunately, this isn’t the only …

Is Oil Pulling Good for You? Why Try This Natural Dental Care Technique?

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All-natural dental practices, like oil pulling, are all the rage right now.  You might be wondering, though, just how safe and effective these dental homecare techniques really are.  Is oil pulling good for you? Does it play a helpful role in biological dentistry?  Read on to find out what your …

How We Can Treat Sleep Apnea Naturally with a Physiological Approach

How We Can Treat Sleep Apnea Naturally with a Physiological Approach

CPAP machines have been useful for many sleep apnea patients, but not all of them. For many people, trying to treat their condition this way misses the mark in two ways.  First, they are provided with a machine that is often uncomfortable and doesn’t always provide the results they want. …