After practicing dentistry for over two decades, I’m witnessing dramatic changes just beginning to reshape the dental profession. Although continual improvement occurs in technologies and technical skills, there is a new “old” concept that is slowly gaining credibility in dentistry. It also requires your attention to understand the “tooth and body connection.” In the last […]
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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 […]
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 […]
The American Academy of Periodontology estimates that nearly 80% of Americans have some form of gum disease. Approximately 50% of cases are considered moderate to severe. As a biological dental office, it is our responsibility not only to recognize and treat this localized, infectious disease in the oral cavity, but also to understand the systemic […]
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