Dr. Marvin’s Blog


Dr. Mercola on the Dangers of Fluoridated Toothpaste

Dr. Mercola on the Dangers of Fluoridated Toothpaste

Regular readers of our website, along with our patients, are well aware of the dangers of ingested fluoride. Less frequently we discuss the downsides to topical fluoride (like what you find in most toothpaste). Research that’s been done is spotty at best, but for the most part, research has shown that large doses of topical fluoride MAY have a positive effect on decay. Of course,...

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Fox News Expert: Fluoride Has Been a Big Experiment

Interesting video from a Fox News segment recently. They had their guest expert on who was a dentist to discuss fluoride. This dentist calls fluoride a “big experiment” and talks about how many unfluoridated communities have LESS decay than fluoridated communities. Take it for what it’s worth, but it’s yet another sign that dentistry is slowly (and begrudgingly) coming to realize that much of what...

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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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Save on CEREC Restorations and 3D Cone Beam Scans

Hi! I hope the summer has been treating you well! We’ve been slammed at the office and I’ve fallen behind on our newsletter, but I have some exciting news to share that you might be able to benefit from. (As a side note, most of this pertains to people in our area. I will be writing another article in the coming days with some news...

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Notice the More Conservative Use of Materials, Which preserves Surrounding Teeth

The Difference Between Dental Bridges

What’s a dental bridge? It’s a single unit that replaces one or more missing teeth by attaching a prosthetic to teeth adjacent to the missing tooth (or teeth). Pretty simple right? You’re missing a tooth, so you put in a bridge. End of story. Right…..? Well, not exactly. Not all bridges are made the same. Some are made from noble metals (like gold), some are...

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