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The Many Layers of the Fluoride Controversy: Part III

In parts one and two of “The Many Layers of Fluoride Controversy,” we discussed the ramifications of fluoride use as it pertains to health, environment and finance.  In this final piece of our series, we take a look at the most influential voices in the fluoride debate.  Thankfully, the tide is slowly beginning to turn when it comes to the dental industry’s position on fluoride...

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The Many Layers of the Fluoride Controversy: Part 2

In the first part of our “Many Layers of Fluoride Controversy” series, we discussed how your health is impacted by fluoride.  Here in Part II we will discuss the environmental and financial implications. Environmental Implications In the last several decades it seems that we human beings are just starting to realize that many of the practices we carry out on a massive scale have a...

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Dental Ceramics and Radiation Levels

Dental Ceramics and Radiation Levels

Are Ceramic Dental Implants Radioactive? Almost every element in nature has some measure of radioactivity associated with it including seemingly innocuous elements such as water, milk, vegetables and meat. So it is not surprising to learn that many materials used in dentistry today have some level of radioactivity including Zirconium based implants. By looking at the chart below you can see that Zirconium can contain...

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Gum Disease and Obesity: Reaserch Shows Correlations

New Research: The Links Between Obesity and Gum Disease

Obesity and Gum Disease Maintaining healthy weight supports good oral health The correlation between obesity, diabetes and gum disease is something natural, holistic and biological dentists are well familiar with. New studies indicate that by reducing the fat in the body, the incidence of gum disease will improve. While research going back to 2003 has clearly demonstrated that obese adults are at higher risk of...

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What’s the Best Toothpaste? — Part 2

What’s the Best Toothpaste? — Part 2

Simple Science: The Best Toothpaste In the wide and confusing world of popular tooth cleansing products undoubtedly the safest, most effective combination you can use on your teeth is a soft bristle toothbrush and water, twice a day for at least two minutes at a time. Back up this simple exercise by flossing at least once a day, without fail — and you will have...

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