Reversing Tooth Decay

The Tooth Decay Process: How to Reverse It and Avoid a Cavity

Information for Adults and Parents of School-Aged Children

You know that a dental cavity is a hole in a tooth. But did you know that it’s the result of the tooth decay, and happens over time? Tooth decay is an epidemic, affecting 15% of all youngsters in America, and nearly 50% of the world’s population. It is linked to heart disease, diabetes and early death. » Read More

Lower Cholesterol With Fluoride-Free Iodized Toothpaste

How and why does cholesterol form?  You can lower your cholesterol levels – by using iodized products.  Iodized toothpaste – fluoride-free – is one example.

If you eat any animal products, you will be eating fats, called “lipids.”  Some lipids (a type of protein) such as Very Low-Density Lipoproteins (V-LDLs), are the major fats which produce cholesterol and cause it to attach to the walls of your arteries.  This condition is called “atherosclerosis” when the V-LDLs are not destroyed. » Read More

How To Minimize Dental Visit Pain

You walk into the dentist’s office. In due course, you climb into the chair, get a napkin clipped around your neck, and someone looks deep into your mouth. They poke around a little, but it doesn’t really hurt. Maybe it’s a nurse, a dental assistant. She takes a step back, looks at you, and says, “Hey, you are doing really great! I don’t see any new cavities; there’s very little tartar or calculus build-up. Your gums are healthy, no bleeding. What have you been doing different?” » Read More