Why Is It Called “Biological” Dentistry Anyway?

You often hear “holistic dentistry,” “integrative dentistry” and “biological dentistry” used interchangeably. They’re not actually the same thing. Biological dentistry is holistic and integrative, but in and of themselves, neither holistic nor integrated is biological. For the why, you have to go back to when the term was originally coined – back in the mid-1980s. …

Developments in Biological Dental Medicine

We all know the germ theory of disease. It’s the idea that you get sick from “catching a bug,” and it has dominated medical science ever since Louis Pasteur developed and promoted it in the mid-19th century. Pasteur saw the body no differently than had scientists of the Galilean Revolution nearly 300 years earlier. He …

Biosis #39: Living with Intention, Reading the Terrain, & More!

    The February 2013 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, is now online. In this issue: JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: Living Life Like You Really Mean It “When you arise in the morning,” wrote Marcus Aurelius, “think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to …