• 02 MAR 16

    Work together, not against each other

    Endodontist London

    I try to read extensively on many different topics to look for new ways I can care for patients who come to me asking for help – I always try to be open minded about the development of our profession.

    The most recent piece was written to promote the work of holistic dentists. This truly tested my resolve, while I am fully supportive of any dental professional who strives to improve their patients’ general health through their work; I found the particular attitude on display in this piece both cynical and unwarranted.

    Holistic or homeopathic dentists apparently are the only ones in the profession who truly treat their patients as a whole, not just a set of disembodied teeth – this is an attitude I am seeing more and more often in the alternative press.

    Scenario: The patients dozing off in the chair, I’ve got my microscope on and all I can see is the canal. Admittedly it’s easy to get a little bit lost in the treatment. Of course, I’ve never completely forgotten that there is a person attached to the tooth, but sometimes – and I’m sure that many of you are exactly the same – I can become so engrossed in what I’m doing that the tooth is all I see.

    But beyond the treatment, this is by no means the case. We always discuss dietary habits with our patients; explain how stress and anxiety may manifest in dental conditions such as bruxism or TMJ disorders. Dentists in this country are part of a caring, protecting profession and we are all aware of the links between oral and general health.

    Fundamental inaccuracy of the responsibility all dental practitioners have to their patients is simply a cynical marketing tactic by holistic dentists who would try to monopolise this.

    What’s worse is the attitudes many alternative practitioners have to materials and techniques the majority of modern professionals use on a daily basis. In particular, holistic dentistry attacks amalgams, portraying them as irredeemably toxic, or fluoridated water as an institutionalised evil.

    This attitude is undermining the profession apart from the inside. As dentists, we already have to protect ourselves from the bad reputation external sources burden us with; to have to do the same from our own colleagues is a disaster.

    Dr. Michael Sultan.


    Endodontist London

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Patient Testimonials

Thank you very much for the wonderful work you did for me. I can smile again!

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Zita Drew
This is just to thank you for the root-canal treatment which you carried out on my tooth last Tuesday afternoon. All has now settled down and I can chew on the tooth as normal. I think that we both had a tough ninety minutes last Tuesday but for me it ...

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David Thomson
Thankyou so much for once again saving a difficult tooth!!  Another thankyou is due to you for your gift to my daughter of the recipe book written by your aunt. Noelle returned to Dubai with the book firmly tucked under her arm. She returns in July for the summer and ...

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Sheila Ferris
Just a quick but BIG thank you all for making what was a frightening and miserable procedure into an experience I could hanle. If there had been more people like you all, I would have a much healthier mouth. It was a pleasure meeting you and your kindness is much ...

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Georgia F
Just to say thanks for the coffees & friendly, supportive chats. You certainly helped to take the edge off a stressful time for us.

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Rod & Sue Witheridge
Thank you so much for looking after our nanny Noelia! Thank you also for offering her such a generous discount for your excellent treatment. She asked me to pass on her thanks also. With best wishes.

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Quentin McCoach
Thank you for treating my dental pain, it was a great relief! Thank you also for the care I received while visiting your practice.

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Fraser Gray
I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank you and Mr. Sultan for the excellent patient care I received last week. My reluctance to proceed with the surgical treatment was apparent, but with your advice and reassurance, I am sure that I made the right decision. The procedure, though ...

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