Tag: Root Cause


Get To The Root Cause!

Get To The Root Cause!

Have you ever wondered why dentists are all rich? It is because they sell you on treatment when you are most vulnerable… usually when you are in pain.  This pain can manifest itself in several ways: 1) pain of not knowing what will happen to your tooth if you don’t take care of it now.  You may ask, “Will I need to have the tooth...

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What is Holistic Dentistry… and Why Should You Care?

Episode 16 of Dangers in Dentistry, originally aired on KPRZ in San Diego. Holistic dentistry. It’s a term that gets tossed around a lot. But what does it actually mean? Is it just another fad or way to charge more? Well, this episode of Dangers in Dentistry will give you the answers you need to make an informed decision. Holistic dentistry is science-based dentistry that...

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The Alternatives to Root Canals

The Alternatives to Root Canals

We talk a lot about the alternatives to root canals typically the only alternative mentioned is extraction of the tooth. But is that really the only alternative? Surely there must be other options, right? This was the question posed by Sean after listening to recent podcasts (Root Canals, Infections, Formaldehyde, Oh My!). The truth is, there are other alternatives depending on the situation. We’ll try...

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Case Study: Health Problems Caused by Mercury Amalgam Dental Fillings?

A few days ago I received an email from a friend who had read our article on Orange Juice (Orange Juice — The Silent Tooth Killer?). The letter is a poignant reminder of how our diet affects our dental health. Mike had been drinking orange juice his entire life, and has considerable erosion because of the acid in the juice. More to the point, he...

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