Nutrition


Kill Your Bad Breath For Good

Kill Your Bad Breath For Good

Why You Have Bad Breath In The First Place Halitosis–bad breath–one of the most humiliating situations a person can find themselves in, and yet millions of us are unaware of chronic bad breath. Still millions of other people aren’t sure what they can do to finally get rid of their stinky breath.  For some, bad breath only occasionally plagues them, for others suffer from bad...

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Freedom from Fluoride

Freedom from Fluoride

With all of the discussion about how public water supplies across the United States are artificially fluoridated – allegedly to help prevent tooth decay – while the evidence showing that ingesting fluoride is NOT the best way to protect oral health, one must wonder – is there a safe alternative? Happily, the answer is a resounding ‘Yes!’ – and the solution is as simple as...

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Oral Exams Could be a Good Indicator of Lung Cancer

Tips for Keeping Your Teeth Healthy in 2011 and Beyond

At the risk of serious cliche, I have decided to post a list of ways to help you protect your teeth in 2011. Of course, these aren’t resolutions. I won’t call it a “top 10” list, and to be honest, it applies no matter what time of year it is. But… people always seem to inspire themselves to make changes as the calendar flips on...

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How is holistic dental care different?

What Is Holistic Dentistry? How is it Different from Traditional Dentistry?

As an holistic dentist (and former “traditional” dentist and dental school professor) I frequently get asked about the differences between “traditional” and “holistic” dentistry. While there are a few distinct differences that categorize dentists and dental practices into one group or the other, the truth is that every dentist is different and to place one dentist in the “holistic” group and another in the “traditional”...

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Orange Juice — The Silent Tooth Killer?

Orange Juice — The Silent Tooth Killer?

Orange Juice. It’s been a classic, refreshing breakfast sidekick for generations. It’s loaded with Vitamin C and nothing tastes so good fresh out of the juicer. But what if every sip actually did more harm than good? According to Dr Yan-Fang Ren, of the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, the acid in orange juice “is so strong that the tooth is literally washed away.” Using...

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