Austin, Texas dentist explains how holistic and cosmetic dentistry co-exist

Texas explains how holistic and cosmetic dentistry co-exist

Once, a trusted general practitioner provided a full range of medical care for all members of the family. Now, our healthcare landscape has evolved into a series of specialists for virtually every condition. You may feel that the same is true of dentistry, but it is not true at E. Griffin Cole, DDS, NMD. As a holistic dentist, Dr. Cole provides services that promote oral health and overall wellness, but you won’t be referred out for cosmetic smile enhancement. Top level care is available at one convenient stop in Austin, Texas.

Holistic health

Merriam-Webster tells us that “holistic” means understanding that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. So, in a dental context, holistic care treats the entire person, not just a symptom, problem tooth, or a mouth. The impact on all other areas of the body is considered with each material and technique utilized. Holistic dentistry also considers the influence of oral health on the patient’s emotional well-being. That’s where the cosmetic element comes into play.

Stunning smiles

Technically, cosmetic dentistry is any treatment intended solely to enhance the appearance of the mouth and face. As an experienced holistic dentist, Dr. Cole knows that nearly every dental procedure has the potential to improve smile aesthetics. Teeth whitening and porcelain veneers are obviously cosmetic dentistry services, but you may not have considered the visual effect of:

  • No-show fillings – Conventional amalgam fillings contain mercury. Their silver color also stands out noticeably. Mercury-free composite resin fillings repair tooth decay and blend beautifully with natural dentition.
  • Healthy gums – Periodontal disease leaves gums puffy and discolored, teeth stained, and roots exposed. Eventually, there are crooked and missing teeth. With effective treatment for gum disease you can have vital, coral-pink gums and more attractive teeth.
  • Replacement teeth – Even one missing tooth spoils the symmetry of your smile. The gap also lets neighboring teeth shift out of position, developing stains and cavities at the overlaps. Dental implants or crown and bridge units replace missing teeth to maintain appearance and restore chewing function.

Call (512) 472-3565 for dental care that brings oral health, wellness, and self-confidence together beautifully.

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E. Griffin Cole, DDS, NMD Best dental office near Austin, TX

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Biological dental care at its finest is the promise made by the team at the office of E. Griffin Cole, DDS, NMD. We are dedicated to helping you achieve your best oral health and general well-being through comprehensive integrative dental care.

Dr. Griffin Cole earned his dental degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio Dental School. He has three decades of experience in dentistry and is trusted by Austin, TX residents. He was the first dentist in Texas to have a mercury-separating system in his office, and the first dentist in Austin to be certified in oxygen-ozone therapy. He’s a member of many reputed dental associations including the IAOMT, and teaches practice management and growth at the American College of Integrative Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Cole is a published author and follows continuing education programs on a regular basis. Connect with Dr. Griffin Cole on Linkedin.


Dr. Griffin Cole has been awarded with Austin Premier Doctor Award 2019

Karen S.
I've been a patient with Dr. Cole for over 10 years. If you want the best dentist in town, someone who knows about natural health but also embraces cutting edge technology and research, go to Dr. Cole. On top of that, he is accesible and truly cares about every patient. I'm so glad I found him. You cannot find better both for cosmetic dentistry and general health. Read More