Dr. med. dent. Ernst Beereuter, Zurich, Switzerland
In current Western medicine, a duality exists in the form of a scientific and an alternative approach to medical practices. On the surface, these appear to be two fundamentally different perspectives. Where does BICOM® therapy stand in all this – does it constitute just one expert opinion or does it have a connecting function?
It is useful to broach this subject from the practical side as this device also has a practical impact. I will now outline a dental case treated with scientific, conventional methods on the one hand and additional alternative therapy on the other hand, and discuss the role of BICOM® therapy in this particular context.
The practical example is one of a young female patient suffering from an aggressive gum disease known as ANUG – acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. It soon leads to the loss of tooth-supporting socalled alveolar bone, especially in the interdental spaces. The papillae also become painfull...