Nutrition & Your Amazing, Self-Healing Teeth

When people ask how I became a holistic dentist, I like to tell them that I was born into it. My mother was committed to natural health and holistic living, so that was the environment I grew up in. Eating a nutrient-rich, whole foods diet, getting plenty of physical activity, balancing work and play – […]

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Tidying Up a Messed Up Diet

Check out this Kroger ad (via Mark’s Daily Apple): Apparently, vegetables, fruit and nuts aren’t “natural.” Chips and electrolyte-spiked water are. No wonder our diets are so messed up, our overall nutrition so poor. “Natural” is no longer a quality but a marketing gimmick. Truly natural food – whole, unprocessed and sustainably grown – isn’t […]

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Eating Well for Good Oral Health

In the 1930s, the great dental researcher Weston A. Price traveled the world, investigating the effects of diet on human dentition. From the Swiss Alps to the Peruvian Andes, from Africa to the South Seas, he found one commonality among all people he met: those who ate traditional diets made up of indigenous foods had […]

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Dental Care Great, Dental Health Worse?

An article in the Vancouver Sun this week suggested that Baby Boomers have “unique” dental problems. Although, as a group, Canadian Boomers “are keeping their teeth clean and healthy, they are also experiencing an increase in such problems as exposed gums, dry mouth, acute sensitivity and tooth root cavities.” We see similar trends in the […]

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Good Nutrition for Healthy Teeth

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