Since we opened in 2012, Dr. Roze & Associates has been conscious of not only the health and welfare of our patients, but of our environmental foot-print as well. The office was designed to incorporate new and improved methods of re-cycling and organic products as the new technologies and procedures developed. We always have your health and our community in mind.Book NowCallContact
Dr. Roze & Associates is
"greener" than ever.
We have been going “green” in PATIENT CARE using organic products
and new procedures that are kind to both you and the environment:
- More digital dentistry – 90% reduction in exposure to radiation
- Laser dentistry to reduce the need for antibiotics and pain killers – pain-free dentistry
- No amalgam (metal) fillings – only safe composite resin
- Minimally-invasive treatments
- We always keep the teeth whenever possible to avoid long-term need for replacements
- Dental sealants and fluoride treatments to strengthen and protect teeth and reduce the need for fillings and other dental work
Our commitment to being “green” in our office:
- We have switched to glass bottles instead of plastic
- Going paperless whenever possible
- Organic and natural products
- Eliminating toxic materials
- More efficient energy and water usage
- Re-cycling as much as we can
To learn more about organic dentistry and
safer products, see the following FAQs:
What is “green”
“Green” dentistry is when a practice delivers treatments that promote environmental health. It will use high technology that will enhance efficiency and reduce the amount of waste and chemical materials.
Dr. Laura Delgado Rodriguez General Dentist, DDS, MDS, MSc in PeriodonticsBook NowCallContact
What are the benefits
of “green” dentistry?
“Green” dentistry benefits include:
- Less radiation – from the use of digital radiography over traditional film x-ray systems.
- Less waste and chemical compounds – with the use of bio-degradable products, less paper and film.
- Metal-free restorations – composite materials of metal-based ones.
Dr. Pablo Salmeron General Dentist, DMD, PhD EndodonticsBook NowCallContact
What about natural
toothpastes? Are they
Many stores offer different brands of natural toothpaste, but is it better than the toothpaste you've always used? Ultimately, the basic functions of toothpaste are the same no matter what flavour or brand you choose to buy, but here are the key differences between "natural" toothpastes and traditional toothpastes:
Dr. Kleio Palaska Specialist Orthodontist, DDS, MScBook NowCallContact
Should we be cautious
about products if they are
Ingredients should be very important. Certain harsh detergents or other ingredients may have potentially harmful side effects, whether natural or chemical. Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) or the antimicrobial agent triclosan should be on your ”don’t” list.
Dr. Natalia Rabago Cervera Cosmetic & Restorative Dentist, DDSBook NowCallContact
Fluoride or no
Fluoride is a natural mineral found throughout the earth's crust and widely distributed in nature. Some foods and water supplies contain fluoride. It helps prevent cavities in two different ways:
- Fluoride concentrates in the growing bones and developing teeth of children, helping to harden the enamel on baby and adult teeth before they emerge