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Oral Health

Biomimetic Dentistry: The Science of Rebuilding Teeth Safely Without Destroying Them

biomimetic dentistrySpecial guest: Paul O’Malley, DDS, graduated from the Creighton University School of Dentistry. Later he completed a residency at Baylor University in Texas, in cosmetic dentistry. He spent 6 years practicing and learning in one of the premier cosmetic dentistry practices in the United States, located in Beverly Hills, CA. He has logged well over 1,000 hours in continuing education. Dr. O’Malley became fully laser-trained and performs laser healing and cosmetic laser dental procedures. He is one of a handful of dentists worldwide who are trained and certified in biomimetic dentistry.

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Holistic Dentistry and Ayurvedic Medicine

Special guest: Dr. Kalpna Ranadive completed her masters in periodontics in 1998, then went on to become the first resident to complete a fellowship exclusively in implantology from Boston University in 2001. She graduated with high honors and multiple prestigious awards from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006. In 2009, she became the first dentist in Maryland to have a fully integrated digital dental office with CAD-CAM – CEREC, 3D cone beam and lasers. Dr. Ranadive is an international speaker, author and sought-after trainer by dentists and healthcare professionals as she teaches them how to integrate ancient Vedic wisdom in their health practices. She is a naturalist, minimalistic and eco-friendly dental surgeon who strongly believes in saving teeth while paying attention to integrative health pathways.

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Preventing and treating gum and periodontal disease and dental cavities

Special guest: Dr. Thomas Lokensgard, DDS, NMD, ABAAHP

Dr. Thomas Lokensgard, DDS, NMD, ABAAHP, received his BA degree (cum laude) in 1974 from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, majoring in biology with a special emphasis in biochemistry and physiology. He graduated from the University of Minnesota’s School of Dentistry in 1979 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. In 1980, Dr. Thom started his dental practice in Park Rapids, Minnesota, with an emphasis in cosmetic restorative dentistry. Recognizing the important connection between nutrition and optimal health, he went on to earn his Naturopathic Medical Degree (NMD) from Clayton College of Natural Health in Birmingham, Alabama. Subsequently Dr. Lokensgard founded the Centre for Holistic and Biological Dentistry, in Brentwood, Tennessee.

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A biological dentist’s approach for treating mercury fillings, root canals and other dental issues

Special guest: Stuart M. Nunnally, DDS, MS

Stuart M. Nunnally, DDS, MS, graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School in San Antonio in 1980. Dr. Nunnally is board certified in naturopathic medicine, as well as in integrative biologic dental medicine. He serves on the teaching faculty of the Academy of Comprehensive Integrative Medicine and The American College of Integrative Medicine and Dentistry, and he frequently teaches on all aspects of biological dentistry.

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A biological dentist’s approach to treating dental problems

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Thomas Lokensgard will discuss a holistic and biological approach to treating dental problems.

Dr. Thomas Lokensgard, DDS, NMD, ABAAHP, is a holistic and biological dentist with over 30 years of clinical experience. Dr. Lokensgard started his dental practice with an emphasis in Cosmetic Restorative Dentistry. He became interested in Orthodontic and Cranio-Facial procedures in dentistry, taking hundreds of additional hours in CDE credits to further his knowledge and experience. After extensive study and training with the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M), he became Board Certified in 2008. Dr. Lokensgard’s dedication to quality dental care and cutting edge technology go hand-in-hand with his gentle and caring service to his patients. Dr. Lokensgard is the founder of the Centre for Holistic and Biological Dentistry in Franklin, Tennessee.

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How dentistry affects overall health

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Robert Johnson will be discussing how dentistry affects overall health.

Dr. Bob Johnson, DMD, is a leading biological dentist in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. He also has a certification as a Naturopath and a degree in Integrative Medicine (IMD-D). Dr. Johnson has taken over 8,000 hours of continuing education and has studied with the world’s most talented dentists and health practitioners. This has allowed him to gain tremendous insight into the intricacies, nuances and interrelationships of how the body and the oral cavity function. Dr. Johnson has formed two dental clinics, collaborated in the original formation of National Integrated Health Associates (NIHA), and formed Natural Horizons Wellness Center in Fairfax, VA.

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Folic acid deficiency, controversies of artificial sweetners and flouride

Topics: Folic acid deficiency, controversies of artificial sweeteners and flouride

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