A Dentist Speaks Out Against Fluoride

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Case History: “A True Healing Miracle”

This week, I’d like to share a case history with you as it’s presented in David and Linda Freud’s recent book, The Healing Gift. Linda is a medical intuitive I have known for some time. And what is a “medical intuitive”? As the book description explains, “Like a forensic psychic brought in to solve a […]

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Why Do We Have Two Sets of Natural Teeth in Our Lifetimes?

Did you see the news item last week about the UK baby born with two front teeth? Premature tooth eruption is something of a rarity, occurring about once in every couple thousand births. But unless it’s linked to some other medical condition, it’s usually not of much concern beyond the discomfort it can cause a […]

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Something Fishy about Some “Common Knowledge”

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions for 2011? If you did, you likely made at least one involving what you eat. Maybe you decided to go on a weight-loss diet. Maybe you decided to cut back on your intake of less-than-healthy foods or drinks. Or maybe you just decided to eat better: more vegetables […]

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Happy Holidays!

  My staff and I hope this holiday season is a joyous and blessed one for you, and wish you a happy and healthy 2011! Regular blogging will resume on Friday, January 7. This post was originally published on https://theholisticdentist.wordpress.com

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Losing Your Teeth Is a Choice

When I saw the headline in my Google Alerts – “Reality Bites When Your Teeth Turn 45” – I just had to click the link and find out what this moaning was all about. It was an op-ed piece in the Sydney (AU) Morning Herald – an attempt to write humorously about the physical changes […]

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What Does a Smile Say?

The human smile sets us at ease. People who don’t smile openly are considered unapproachable, unlikeable and even dangerous. Yet the same expression by an animal signals danger. Why does it signal safety when we humans smile? Charles Martin DDS, of the Richmond Smile Center, decided to find out. Smiling, as it turns out, is […]

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What We Eat & the Quality of What We Eat

A CDC report earlier this year showed just how little produce Americans eat. Now the National Fruit & Vegetable Alliance (NFVA) has released a report which offers a perhaps even drearier view of American eating habits. The NFVA is an alliance led by the CDC and the Produce for Better Health Foundation that aims to […]

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Gratitude & Health – Some Thoughts as We Near Thanksgiving

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is almost here in the US. While not all Americans observe this holiday, most of us will do the “traditional” thing of spending time with family and friends, eating a lot, visiting, reminiscing, maybe watching the Macy’s parade in the morning and a football game or two in the […]

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Stopping Gum Disease Naturally – New Study Shows Key Role for Fatty Acids from Fish, Nuts

A diet full of fish and nuts – foods rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) – goes a long way to keeping people’s smiles healthy, according to a new study. Looking at the diets of 182 adults, researchers found that those who consumed the highest amount of n-3 fatty acids were 30% less likely to […]

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