10007 Huebner Rd., Ste. 103 D, San Antonio, TX 78240

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Benefits of Holistic Dentistry

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Holistic treatment considers how various body parts and systems interact with one another instead of merely looking at its parts in isolation.

Practitioners of holistic dentistry do their best to take into account the entire person when treating a dental issue. Holistic dentists believe that each aspect of a patient’s health has a unique connection to the rest of their body.

Your San Antonio Holistic Dentist

At South Texas Smiles, we offer a holistic approach to dentistry with our Biological Dentistry services. Dr. Ana Maldonado holds a Doctorate of Dental Medicine and Board Certifications in Naturopathic Medicine (NMD) and Integrative Biological Dental Medicine (IBDM). She boasts extensive experience and advanced training in biological dentistry and mercury-safe (and mercury-free) dentistry.

Focus on Total-Body Health

Your teeth and gums can affect other parts of your body, and the rest of your body can also affect the condition of your mouth. When designing a treatment plan for your smile, we consider your oral health in context of information about your overall wellbeing. In addition to providing conservative dental services, we can also help you improve other areas of your health, such as your nutrition, lifestyle habits, and sleep.

Protection from Potential Toxins

Holistic dentistry only uses biocompatible dental materials, such as mercury-free fillings and restorations, to protect you from potential toxins. If you currently have any silver amalgam restorations, we can safely remove them and replace them with a more biologically-safe material.

Improved Overall Wellness

When we can take your total body into consideration, we believe our treatment is more effective and comprehensive. In the long run, receiving holistic healthcare may reduce your risk of a variety of health problems, such as heart disease, respiratory issues, dementia, and cancer.

Interested in learning more about our philosophy, services, team, or financial options? Please explore our website or contact our office today!

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What Our Patients Have to Say

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Texas Dental Association
American Dental Association
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology
Center for Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry
Academy of General Dentistry
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Ana Maldonado, DMD

10007 Huebner Rd., Ste. 103 D
San Antonio, TX 78240

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