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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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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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The Perfect Mouth: Part 1

As a visionary, I always like to look at ideal.  You know what I mean… vision what’s perfect and use that as my north pole, my target. So when it comes to the perfect smile, I look first at the health of the gums. So what do perfect gums look like? Of course, they should not look like gum disease.  But instead of listing what...

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The Economy Is Affecting Dentistry

The last few days I have taken advantage of the time off to take some really good continuing education courses.  The first one is an Invisalign course and the second was a course by PerioProtect. While at the meeting I was able to hear what other dentists and dental offices are going through in this new economy. Many of them are noticing a slow down...

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