Another year has slipped away. I wonder what’s in store for us in 2012? We may not be younger and we may not be richer but I hope we all may be a bit wiser than before. We may not know the cure for cancer yet, or even understand how to manage the chronic and […]
For many years it’s been routine dental practice to treat all patients with a history of rheumatic fever, mitral valve prolapsed, or other such disorders with antibiotics. It was believed that streptococcal bacteria in the mouth could enter the bloodstream during routine dental procedures, such as cleaning teeth that may induce a bleeding condition. These […]
I’m sometimes amazed by the remarks I receive from patients after we perform a routine dental examination or a new patient evaluation that includes an oral cancer screening. “I’ve never had that done before,” or “What are you doing that for?” are some of the comments that I hear. Although dentistry provides our patients with […]
A recent dental journal article described, at length, the Oral-Systemic connection, i.e. the influence the teeth and gums have on the whole body (the “system”) and vice-versa. It referred to the overwhelming attention this topic is receiving in both the dental and medical literatures. As an example, the common knowledge in dentistry is that, if […]
Many of my patients over the years have asked me questions about the therapeutic effects of oil pulling. Although I was familiar with this treatment, I never really examined the holistic benefits of this age old Ayurvedic process until now. My research indicates that oil pulling not only can improve my patients’ dental health but […]
Dental research indicates that people with gum disease are two to three times as likely to suffer from heart disease. So, if you have a gum problem, it might be a good idea to visit your dentist on a regular basis to protect yourself from being another statistic in the journals of medical archives. As […]
Click here for a print-friendly version of this article If medical treatment, nutritional support, chiropractic techniques and manipulations do not improve your patient’s health and wellness, don’t forget to “look in the mouth.” A quick and thorough examination of the oral cavity can easily done by any health care professional. Dr. Reinhold Voll, MD, a […]
In my Biological Dental practice, I focus on the oral cavity as well as the overall health of the rest of the body. I do this because they are intricately connected to each other. The illness of one affects the other. Over 200 patients have shared their success stories with me that vividly show this […]
Offering our patients a biological approach to dental care means that I’m constantly evaluating new materials and dental products that claim to promote dental health and wellness. Some of the most frequently asked questions by our patients are; “What’s the best toothpaste to use?” and “What kind of mouth rinse do you recommend?” After years […]
Acid – Alkaline Foods Chart: Detailed ranking of foods by acid vs alkaline effects Download PDF Alkaline-Producing Foods For general health: 60%-70%. For therapeutic care: 90%-100%. Average American diet consumes approximately 10%-15% alkaline foods. agar agar fruit juices – no added sugar pears, sweet alfalfa sprouts garlic peas, fresh, sweet almonds ginger, fresh peas less […]
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