Let's think about the many aspects of human emotion that are created through the face:
Understanding and recreating these familiar and comfortable sensations in the oral and facial environments are a meaningful part of the wellness model that is shared by ALF Therapy and Havening.
By understanding and harnessing the power of the connections between the oral environment and emotional well-being, Wholistic Orthodontic providers have the unique ability to support emotional health as well as beautiful smiles.
They all harness the power of the cranial nerve and limbic systems to optimize the sensations that make us feel comforted and supported through neuroscience.
The ALF Therapy and Havening communities have a lot in common and have developed a supportive and synergistic relationship over the years.
Through interdisciplinary collaboration, mutual interests and a deep desire to serve our patients with the most innovative and groundbreaking techniques, a beautiful opportunity has been created for our providers and our patients.
Did you know that Havening was developed by brothers: one a dentist/hypnotherapist and the other a physician/researcher passionate about understanding neuroscience?
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It needs to be clearly stated that Wholistic Orthodontic providers are aware that the scope of practice of dentistry allows for opportunities for healing as well as limitations created by legal restrictions.
Dental and orthodontic therapies are delivered to the area of the body that is within the scope of practice of the dental provider. This includes the services provided through Wholistic Orthodontics.
Effects of carefully designed and delivered dental therapies are known to influence other areas of the body that are connected to the oral environment. In fact, there are many aspects of health that are well documented to be influenced by dental therapies that include and are not limited to:
Emotional health is just one of many aspects of wellness that can be influenced by the oral environment and embraced by the Wholistic Orthodontic community.
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