The Do’s and Don’ts of Fluoride Have you ever taken the time to read the label on a tube of toothpaste? One sample from a fluoride toothpaste selected at random reads: Active Ingredient Sodium Fluoride – Warning – Keep out of reach of children. If accidently swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control […]
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NEWSLETTER: Mercury-Free Dentistry Week
Dear Patient, Client, Friend, I hope this letter finds you well. I wanted to share some exciting news with you in the field of Biological Dentistry. Two great minds and courageous spirits have declared September 4-9 as “Mercury-free Dentistry Week.” The intent is to educate the public and increase awareness of the burden of mercury […]
Understanding Meridians of the Body
The Electrifying Truth about Energy Medicine A common thread woven through the practice of holistic dentistry is energy medicine with much discussion revolving around meridians of the body, and most specifically how those meridians pass through the structures of the teeth. Understanding how this works requires some knowledge of energy medicine in general. According to […]
What is a Root Canal?
The term “Root canal” is used to describe the cavity that naturally exists at center of the tooth where the nerve is seated. The soft area within the root canal is referred to as the pulp or pulp chamber. When a tooth becomes damaged due to decay, trauma or some other issue, a dentist or […]
Dr. Glaros on Synergistic Toxicity
Dr. Glaros’ notes on the video by Chris Shade, PhD. Topic: Issues in heavy metal toxicity presented in this video are: Individual differences in how much stays in your body vs. moving out, and Individual differences in the body’s reactivity to what stays. Years ago we learned of the term “retention toxicity” to […]
Why Would I Want a Biological Dentist for My Children?
I had a mother-of-three ask me what special considerations she should “screen” for in search of a dentist to treat her children. I told her I would come up with 10 good points that would be desirable in a dentist for her children. Here’s the list: Digital radiographs instead of traditional “x-ray films” will reduce […]