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Colostrum: Superfood for Babies and Adults

Posted on June 25, 2017 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Colostrum is what is often referred to as "pre-milk", or the fluid produced by the mother's mammary glands during the first 72 hours following the birth of her child. Colostrum provides vital immune and growth factors that ensure the health and vitality of the newborn. In fact, all mammals produce colostrum after giving birth to their young; and receiving colostrum is so important that most baby animals would become ill and die prematurely without it. Colostrum contains almost no lactose, so ...

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A Healthy Mouth May Extend Your Life Span

Posted on May 12, 2017 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Most of us involved with holistic health are already aware that the health of your mouth is a reflection of the health of your body.


Here is another study substantiating this.


According to the BMJ (British Medical Journal), a recent study in Sweden was conducted that proved there is a significant link between excessive dental plaque and premature cancer death. Higher levels of bacte...

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Healing Your Adrenals

Posted on April 19, 2017 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)

As a follow-up to our last post, there are some simple remedies to improve your adrenal health:

 

• Limit all caffeine (soda, coffee, tea, chocolate). Or just limit it to the early morning

• Limit all sugar foods or foods that quickly break down to sugar (most simple carbohydrates)

• Increase Vit C intake

• Increase mineral intake (grey Celtic salt is a good choice as it has 84 minerals)

• Increase magnesium intake- Epsom ...

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Adrenal Fatigue and Mercury Fillings

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Adrenal fatigue is rampant. With our highly stressed lives, poor diet and environmental toxins, adrenal gland imbalance will occur and can be a major undiagnosed underlying factor in many chronic illnesses.


Testing for adrenal fatigue is easy (saliva test) but rarely done by most physicians, unless specifically requested. Even more unsettling is that most physicians have no clear cut remedy to treat this illness, as the causes of the adrenal fatigue can be multifactorial. I...

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Lyme Disease and Dental Health: The Journey Continues

Posted on February 18, 2017 at 11:55 PM Comments comments (1)

Several years ago, I wrote a short book My Secrets to Regaining Health. It covered many of the simple techniques that I employed to get past the chronic Lyme disease that plagued me for eight years. It was written to help the many patients that were coming to me to specifically find out wha...

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Boron and Fluoride Detox

Posted on January 22, 2017 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (1)

Boron is a naturally occurring vital trace mineral that is required for normal growth and health of the human body, especially the joints, bones and teeth. It is believed that it improves the natural ability of the human body to absorb important minerals such as calcium and magnesium.

Boron


More importantly, boron has bee...

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Ozone Dental Therapy for Gum Disease

Posted on December 14, 2016 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (1)

 

 

The word “ozone” may make you think of a hole in the earth’s atmosphere due to pollution, or remind you of the unique scent in the air after a lightning storm.



 

In reality, ozone is a vital, healthy element. It shields us from ultraviolet rays of the sun, and it has many helpful ...

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Heal Your Gut. Heal Your Life.

Posted on November 20, 2016 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (1)

It has been said that 80% of the immune system can be found in the intestines. If this is true, then good health will never be attained until your digestive system is working at its best.

Intestines



So if you are dealing with chronic health problems and also have chronic intestinal issues (constipation, lo...

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Swimming Can Be Harmful to Your Teeth

Posted on October 22, 2016 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

As a biological dentist, I have quite a number of health conscious patients, several of whom are avid swimmers. Swimming is a very healthy sport, but it can have its drawbacks.


Handstand in the swimming pool


Most swimming pools are chlorinated, and as most of us already know, chlorine can be toxic. We know that our skin is the...

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Wonderful Whey Protein

Posted on September 11, 2016 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (1)

Detoxing the body from heavy metals and other everyday toxins can be a challenge. As such, it is important to find simple routines and nutrients to incorporate into your daily rituals to enhance health. (Read My Secrets to Regaining Health) Ingesting whey protein may be wor...

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Bleeding Gums

Posted on August 20, 2016 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (1)

Do you have bleeding gums or chronic bad breath? Do you find blood on your pillow in the morning? If you have answered “yes” to any of these questions you may have gum disease.


Bleeding Gums


Periodontal (gum) disease is rampant. It is estimated that 80% of the adult population o...

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Oral Probiotics

Posted on July 17, 2016 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (4)

When we think about probiotics, we automatically think of intestinal health. We know that intestinal health is a significant key to our healthy immune system, so it is important to maintain its integrity by eating fermented foods or regularly supplementing with probiotics.


But now we can look at the other end of the digestive system- the mouth. Most of us are already aware that the health of the mouth is a reflection of our bodily health. This has already been shown through...

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Fluoride with Lead: A Toxic Combination

Posted on June 26, 2016 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (1)

According to a recent report published by the Fluoride Action Network, fluoridation chemicals added to public water supplies can leach lead from water pipes and increase lead levels in children’s blood. The report, produced in light of the current lead poisoning crisis in Flint, Michigan, explains that fluorosilicic acid (the chemical that fluoridates the drinking water) intensifies the corrosion ...

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Osteonecrosis: Death of the Jawbone

Posted on May 22, 2016 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (2)

 

When one thinks about losing teeth, usually we think of periodontal (gum) disease, deep dental decay or maybe even trauma (getting hit in the mouth). But as baby boomers age, one has to consider how medication may play a part in this.

 

Osteonecrosis of the Jawbone



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Biomimetic Dentistry

Posted on April 5, 2016 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (2)

A relatively new phrase in the holistic dental community is ‘biomimetic dentistry’.


The word "biomimetic" is derived from two terms: "biology," the science of life or living matter in all its forms, and "mimic," to imitate or copy. With the advent of adhesive bonding technologies in dentistry over the past few decades, materials and techniques have been developed that allow for the minimal removal of tooth structure, followed by adhering tooth-colored material o...

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5 Ways to Detox from Fluoride

Posted on March 20, 2016 at 5:35 PM Comments comments (4)

 “Fluoride causes more human cancer death, and causes it faster than any other chemical.” - Dr. Dean Burk, PhD





Cleansing your body of fluoride is not the same as getting rid of heavy metals such as mercury. Fluoride is not a heavy metal. It's a halide (review your high school chemistry) in the same ...

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Is Fluoride Making You Sick?

Posted on February 21, 2016 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (4)

Fluoride is found everywhere today. Not just toothpaste and mouthwashes, but in many antibiotics, medications, and even non-stick cooking pans. I think that most of us know that it is found in many bottled waters and municipal water supplies.


The fallout from this fluoridated water supply is that it is currently in just about everything we eat or drink that has...

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NAC: A Detoxification Revelation

Posted on January 23, 2016 at 11:00 PM Comments comments (1)

Replacing your mercury fillings with a dental material that is more biocompatible and less toxic, is usually the goal of the vast majority of patients that come to see me. And I applaud each of you who actually take a proactive step to do so.


The question that usually comes up afterwards is: How do I remove the residual buildup of mercury from my body tissues?


There are many simple ways to detox, and you can actually read about many of them in my book

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My Dog Ate My Night Guard!

Posted on December 13, 2015 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (3)

I am a fairly organized person. So when my night guard went missing for a few days, I was a little concerned. Usually, it is in one of 2 places, but I couldn’t find it anywhere.


So imagine my surprise when it was finally located in Celeste’s (my dog’s) secret hiding place. It was still in one piece but nicely chewed. I couldn’t put that back in my mouth.


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Avoiding Root Canal

Posted on November 15, 2015 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (4)

Root canal teeth are frowned upon in the holistic community. For those in the know, endodontically treated teeth are a source of chronic low grade infection and can create a stress on the entire immune system. Statistically, it has been shown to have a correlation with autoimmune diseases and some types of cancers.

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