Tag: General Dentistry



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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Ozone Therapy as Treatment in Dentistry

In the past few months we have received several questions about ozone therapy for dental problems. A few patients have even installed ozonators in their homes to help with various medical conditions. While I can’t speak of ozone in other medical fields, ozone therapy in dentistry is coming of age. It is used to disinfect teeth with cavities and is used to disinfect the root...

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Is Your Bite Causing Health Problems?

This episode of Dangers in Dentistry — airing on KPRZ in San Diego on Friday, January 29 at 7:00 PM and Sunday, January 31 at 3:30 PM — explains how they way your bite aligns can have an adverse affect on your dental health as well as your overall well-being. This is a sneak-peak at the radio show — posted here before it airs! Click...

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You and Your Dentist… Is It A Healthy Relationship?

You and Your Dentist… Is It A Healthy Relationship?

Episode 18 of Dangers in Dentistry originally aired on KPRZ in San Diego. Do you know how often — and to what extent — you’re exposed to highly toxic elemental mercury? From fish to your teeth, the threat of mercury in your body is completely real, and relatively preventable… find out how to protect yourself in this week’s episode of Dangers in Dentistry. Also in...

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The Links Between a Healthy Pregnancy and Your Healthy Teeth

The Links Between a Healthy Pregnancy and Your Healthy Teeth

Episode 17 of Dangers in Dentistry, originally aired on KPRZ in San Diego. We all know that mercury is dangerous for a developing fetus or young child (which is why the FDA warns against pregnant and/or nursing women consuming certain types of fish). But what about mercury that may already be in your mouth? If you or someone you know is pregnant or nursing, you...

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