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Parasites Under Electron Microscope

Posted on May 28th, 2021

Watch this parasite taken from a seemingly healthy looking mouth with little to no plaque and some bleeding gums. Taking a plaque sample and viewing under electron microscope helps to see the health of your gum. Gum Health = Systemic Health. Where do parasite infections come from: Significant others, restaurants, cooks, dishes, salad bars, buffets, […]

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Dental material compatibility testing – What you need to know

Posted on December 16th, 2020

As a Biological dentist it is imperative to ensure material safety. What is dental material compatibility/reactivity testing? Dental toxicity can occur when materials placed in a patient’s mouth cause that person’s immune system to react and “reject” the restoration since the components are never accepted in the same manner as one’s own tissues. This is […]

Epigenetic Orthodontics for Healthy Beautiful Faces and Smiles

Posted on April 21st, 2020

Epigenetic Orthodontics, Orthopedics, Pneumapedics and TMJ Epigenetics The field of epigenetics interrogates the molecular mechanisms that link the genetic code and the environment, and the molecular mechanisms themselves are referred to as epigenetic mechanisms. Epigenetic mechanisms have now been implicated in many disease processes and in a surprising number of other areas, including newer research […]

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X-Rays in Dentistry: The Dilemma is Real

Posted on June 5th, 2019

I hear this all the time: clients decline to have x-rays taken due to possible cumulative radiation exposure. I get it. But I also know several folks who choose not to have x-rays taken over at least a couple years and then when we see advanced disease in form of cavities, cysts, or any other […]

Dentist and her hygienist working with a sedated patient.

MTHFR and the Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas) – What’s the Connection?

Posted on May 20th, 2019

Dr. Ben Lynch has done extensive work and mentions about the MTHFR and laughing gas connection is his book – Dirty Genes. First off what is MTHFR? MTHFR stands for the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene (methyl-ene-tetra-hydro-folate-reductase). The function of the MTHFR gene is simply to produce the MTHFR enzyme. However, if the MTHFR gene is mutated, […]

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Mommies Guide to Infant Frenectomy

Posted on May 6th, 2019

Why are we seeing so many infants with tongue tie? Dr Ben Lynch writes in his book – Dirty Genes, the role of folic acid is everything fortified in our diets – from cereals, bread, pastas etc including prenatal mommy supplements. The role of folate in various biochemical enzymatic processes are affected when we replace […]

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We Are a Green Dental Office

Posted on February 6th, 2019

Green Dentistry and State of the Art We are a Green Dental Office and utilize state of the art technology. CBCT (Cone Beam CT Scan): We use a CT scan which takes the guessing out and helps us to better clinician. With the newest CT scan we can view the bone in every direction. We […]

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Let’s Talk About Posture

Posted on January 14th, 2019

One would think why would a dentist need to talk about posture? The most common issues dentist see in kids these days are: Mouth breathing Open mouth posture Crowded, maligned teeth, improper bite, Tmj pain These presentation go in hand with other body presentations: Tonsil and adenoid growth Recurrent ear infections Allergies Behavior issues Gut […]

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The pH Story

Posted on October 15th, 2018

An Alkaline Diet Can Relieve Health Problems It is now becoming increasingly evident that an alkaline diet can relieve myriads of health problems. Maintaining an acid alkaline balance is vital to our health, and knowing exactly which foods to eat and which foods to avoid is absolutely critical to living alkaline. There is so much […]

Extracted tooth showing extreme dental decay.

Understanding Cavities and Ways to Prevent Them

Posted on September 4th, 2018

Dental Decay Dental Decay is the outcome of strep mutans and lactobacillus activity in the oral microflora due to consumption of sugar/starchy food. Both these bacteria are marked as dental caries causing bacteria. This is one part of the problem. Sugar + bacteria=Acid[Low oral pH] Acid+Tooth=Dental Decay Lack of minerals in the diet (calcium deficiency, […]

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