Holistic Dentistry in Midlothian VA Optimizes Overall Health Through the Mouth-Body Connection

Dr. Brian Herod Provides Personalized, Integrative Dental Care

Dr. Brian Herod is a holistic and biological dentist serving patients in Midlothian, VA. He provides personalized dental care focused on the connection between oral health and whole body wellness. His integrative approach uses the latest advances in biocompatible treatments and technology for optimal patient education, comfort, and outcomes.

Extensive Training in Biological Dentistry and Patient Education

Education and Residency Background

Dr. Herod graduated cum laude and attained specialized training in biological dentistry, implants, cosmetic treatments, surgery, orthodontics and more through an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency. He continues to pursue further education in biological dentistry and functional medicine.

Patient-First Philosophy and Whole Body Approach

With a core focus centered on each patient's health goals, Dr. Herod recognizes the link between oral health and overall well-being. His biological dentistry philosophy uses integrative methods to reduce systemic illness through oral health and strives to find the root cause of dental diseases to prevent future issues.

Ongoing Commitment to Further Education

As a member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT), Dr. Herod dedicates himself to advancing his education and bringing the latest research to help patients make informed decisions.

Full Range of Metal-Free, Holistic Dental Treatments

Metal-Free Fillings and Ceramic Restorations

Dr. Herod avoids using metals which can have toxic effects and provides biocompatible ceramic fillings and crowns instead. He uses non-invasive, conservative techniques focused on prevention.

Safe Amalgam Filling Removal

With advanced SMART protocol training for safe amalgam removal, Dr. Herod can replace old metal fillings with modern, metal-free composite materials to reduce the body's exposure to toxins.

Airway-Focused Dentistry

Through airway-focused treatments, issues related to improper jaw position and malocclusion are addressed to enhance breathing and sleep. Early evaluation for airway-focused care provides better outcomes.

Clear Aligner Orthodontic Options

Dr. Herod is an Invisalign provider able to straighten teeth using comfortable clear aligner trays instead of metal braces. This can lead to benefits beyond an improved smile, impacting overall oral muscle and respiratory health.

Utilizing the Latest Technology for Enhanced Diagnosis and Care

3D Cone Beam CT Scanning In-office CT scanning rapidly obtains detailed 3D images of dental structures to recognize issues early for precise planning of implants, extractions, braces and more. This enhances placement and avoids invasive follow-ups.

Oral Bacteria and Biocompatibility Testing

Through OralDNA testing and LSA biocompatibility testing, the balance of oral flora is assessed for disease risk while ensuring dental materials are compatible with each patient for optimal safety.

Advanced Technological Integration

Dr. Herod incorporates digital scanning, imaging programs, and advanced sterilization equipment so patients benefit from the latest advancements in precision and comfort.

Integrative Patient Care for Improved Whole Body Wellness

Personalized Care Plans

Custom treatment plans are crafted around the unique health status, risks, and goals of each patient using a wide array of both traditional and advanced holistic dental options.

Nutritional and Lifestyle Guidance

Nutritional counseling and tips for lifestyle adjustments provide patients with additional support regarding eating choices ideal for their oral biome while guarding from inflammation and disease.

Attention to Oral Microbiome Balance

A healthy balance of bacteria in the mouth is essential for dental and overall wellness. Dr. Herod carefully assesses levels and ratios of good vs bad flora.

Positive, Comfortable and Educational Dental Experience

Caring and Compassionate Manner

With the aim of reducing patient fear and changing perceptions about dentistry, Dr. Herod approaches all patients with sensitivity, understanding and a caring bedside manner.

Patient Empowerment in Decisions

Dr. Herod ensures information is communicated clearly so patients feel confident and empowered to make choices aligned with their preferences and health objectives.

Informative and Relaxing Visits

Appointments focus on innovative digital education tools and meaningful discussions so patients enjoy learning about how they can optimize their health through biological oral care.

Schedule Your Appointment Today!

Are you ready to experience a new kind of dentistry, one that has a positive impact on your whole-body health? Call Dr. Brian Herod today at 804-492-1185 to reserve your consultation, checkup, or second-opinion visit with Dr. Herod. We look forward to seeing you smile.
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