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About Dr. Agatha Bis

Dr. Agatha Bis acquired her dental degree with honors from the University of Western Ontario in 1996. Dr. Bis believes continuing education is an important part of her practice.

What is a biologic dentist?

Biologic dentist, environmental dentist, holistic dentist. Have you come across these titles and wondered what they mean? If so, we have an answer for you. The truth is they represent the same thing. The terms biologic dentist and holistic dentist can be and are often used interchangeably. Depending on where you live, one may [...]

2019-04-04T10:53:43-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Holistic Solutions|

About Root Canal Treatment

Root canal treatment is getting a lot of attention lately in part due to the "Root Cause" documentary. We wrote a two-part blog (Root Cause Analysis Part One and Root Cause Analysis Part Two) specifically about the research and ideas brought up in the film. In this blog, we answer common root canal questions [...]

2019-03-27T21:01:02-04:00March 27th, 2019|Teeth and Gums|

Health Care – Your Integrative Team

When Dr. Michelle Peris ND invited me to do an interview on the Rebel Health Podcast, I was excited for the opportunity to talk about a subject that I am passionate about - holistic dentistry.   We cover a lot of ground in the podcast including my patient screening process, SMART certification for mercury [...]

2019-03-13T16:35:14-04:00March 12th, 2019|Holistic Solutions|

First Filling – What to Consider

Why the first filling matters The first filling sets the stage for all future dental work and can result in problems later on. When a child (or anyone for that matter) requires a filling, and it’s their first filling, it is very important to discuss options, including the type of materials to be used [...]

2019-03-08T13:15:07-04:00March 6th, 2019|Teeth and Gums|

Holistic Materials in Dentistry

We use holistic materials like porcelain, BPA-free resin, and fluoride-free resin for cosmetic dentistry and restorative treatments at our office.  The truth is that there are many important factors that go into choosing the right type of material for your treatment. In this blog, we talk about the holistic materials we use, why we use [...]

2019-03-08T13:06:51-04:00February 26th, 2019|Holistic Solutions|

Braces without Surgery

Sometimes, patients are told they need surgery to correct alignment and bite issues. In some cases this is true, but not all positioning problems require surgery or extractions. We’ve helped to correct jaw and teeth alignment in many patients without surgery. Claire’s story A dentist advised Claire and her parents that she would need [...]

2019-02-20T17:33:16-04:00February 20th, 2019|Kids and Teens, Teeth and Gums|

Mercury Vapour Exposure

Mercury vapour is released from dental amalgam fillings when chewing, grinding, clenching, or simply rubbing something against your fillings. Mercury is toxic, it accumulates in the body, and ANY amount of mercury taken into the body is hazardous.  How much mercury is in my mercury amalgam fillings? Dental amalgam, often referred to as mercury [...]

2019-02-12T12:46:03-04:00February 11th, 2019|Holistic Solutions, Teeth and Gums|

Holistic Rundown: Rebel Talk Podcast

I did a holistic interview with a naturopathic doctor, Michelle Peris, for the Rebel Health Podcast. We had a great conversation about overall health, well being, holistic dentistry, and how a holistic dentist fits into your overall health care team. To listen to the full podcast, click here! If you don’t have the time [...]

2019-02-05T16:24:31-04:00February 5th, 2019|Holistic Solutions|

Root Canal: Root Cause Analysis Part Two

Update April 16th, 2019: Netflix removed Root Cause from its library as of February 27, 2019. The American Dental Association (ADA), American Association of Endodontists (AAE) and the American Association of Dental Research (AADR) expressed immediate concern about its release due to misleading content.  I wrote an analysis of the Netflix Documentary “Root Cause” to [...]

2019-04-16T14:14:51-04:00January 29th, 2019|Oral Health|

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