Patients, Doctors and the Elephant in the Room: CAM Use

Over the years, our practice has become increasingly specialized. Of course we continue to provide general dental services, but a large portion of our practice is made up of people with chronic illnesses and dysfunction, who want to see what role their dental and oral conditions might be playing in their health. When we first …

Stat!: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Continues Its Move to the Mainstream

Percent of American adults who use CAM: 38.3 Percent of American children who do: 11.8   Top 10 therapies used: Natural products Deep breathing Meditation Chiropractic and osteopathic Massage Yoga Diet-based therapies Progressive relaxation Guided imagery Homeopathic treatment Source: National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine