b'B ookR eviewBY LEO CASHMANThe Holistic Dental MatrixHow Your Teeth Can Control Your Health & Well-being By Nicholas J. Meyer, D.D.S., D.N.M. (ISBN 15:46560416; Millen-nium Management; 2016, paperback, 293 pages; $24.99) Give the Hyoueverone is discussed. is dis-ave wondered what itA full range of den-Greatest Health-sitwouldbeliketotal-health topicsto downwithanexperi- cussedinaddition Freedom Gift enced holistic dentist and bethe all-important topics able to ask every questionof dental mercury, flu-of All. you can think of on dentaloride,androotcanals and health issues? Reading(whichallpresentse-Help Preserve and DoctorNicholasMeyersrioushealthhazards). new book, The Holistic Den- There are chapters cov-Protect a Health- tal MatrixHow Your TeetheringTMJ(jawpoint) CanControlYourHealthdisorders,periodontal Freedom Heritage for & Well-being, is almost as(gum)infection,cone-the Next Generations.good as that because he is abeamscanningand veteran, well-regarded ho- other testing and diag-One of the most powerful ways to listic dentist who has takennosticdevices,airway preserve and protect a Health-Freedomthetimetowriteabookobstructionandsleep Heritage for the next generations is by that shares his thinking onapnea,jawbonedisor-remembering the NHF in your will. everyaspectofdentistryders, ozone therapy, and For more than six decades, periodicand its health impacts. The author shares withlasers as used in dentistry. Everyone should bequests from our dedicated membersus his discovery that you cannot simply treatfind at least one of these dental topics interest-have served as a valuable financial boostthe symptoms of your dental condition, youing and useful to them personally.enabling us to better fight for your healthactually have to trace down the symptoms inThe Holistic Dental Matrixs tone is positive freedom. Many of the major victories weorder to find the real problem. and hopeful as the author discusses not only have achieved through the decades wouldDr. Meyer, who practices dentistry in Scott- the many dental problems that patients can not have been possible without someonesdale, Arizona, helps us to easily find what wehave, but also the many benefits and solutions caring enough to remember the NHF inare looking for by providing, in the beginningthat holistic dentistry can provide. The book is their will. of the book, a chart of issues or symptoms di- sprinkled with many patient stories that make Please, act today to preserve and protectrecting us to the chapter(s) in the book wherethe discussion seem more genuine and vivid. a HEALTH-FREEDOM HERITAGE forthose symptoms are addressed. This six-pageFor readers ranging from new patients to pro-the next generations by taking the time tochart is what he calls a holistic dental matrix.fessional colleagues in dentistry or healthcare, remember the NHF in your will. With this matrix, a reader can go from his/ this book provides the best current overview Your passionate advocate for Healthher health questions and concerns to the bestof holistic dentistry and the advantages it can Freedom, holistic dental thinking and solutions that thisoffer us today.fine book has to offer. Doctor Meyers writing is somewhat infor- An earlier version of this article appeared in the mal; and, despite the technical nature of themagazine Dental Truth in March 2018. The many subjects, it is quickly understandable toreviewer, Leo Cashman, is the executive direc-the average health-oriented reader/patient. Intor of the non-profit group DAMS, or Dental addition to the comprehensive holistic dentalAmalgam Mercury Solutions, which publishes matrix found at the front of the book, there isthat magazine. Its website is www.amalgam.also a five-page index at the back of the bookorg. The book The Holistic Dental Matrix is that lists various body systems, organs, andavailable from DAMS, which can be contacted symptoms, giving the chapter(s) in which eachat 651-644-4572.34 H ealtHF reedomN ews /s priNg2020HFN_SPRING-2020_4-29-2020-FINAL.indd 34 4/29/20 10:18 AM'