Fremont Natural Dentistry

Is Saturated Fat Really Evil? (The Short Answer: No)

Some folks act like saying something over and over again will somehow make it true – like the American Dental Association insisting that neurotoxic mercury amalgam is “safe.” Or the American Heart Association (AHA) constantly telling us how much healthier we’d all be if we just replaced saturated fats with unsaturated. They did it again […]

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New Fruit Juice Guidelines for Kids May Still Mean Too Much Sugar

Sure, fruit juice is delicious. Why wouldn’t it be? It’s concentrated sugar – and we humans are hardwired to crave that flavor, especially in childhood. As parents, it’s our responsibility to limit the sugar and ingrain healthy eating habits. That includes limiting juice consumption. According to the latest guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, […]

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Dr. Yoshida Joins Hundreds of Dental Workers to Provide Free Care to Those in Need

Dr. Yoshida with team members at last year’s event. In one respect, holistic dentistry is all about connectedness: mouth connected to body, for instance, and the body/mind/spirit connection that makes up each individual we see. In our office, it’s also important for us to honor and act on the connections we share with our local […]

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Mercury-Free Dentistry Is the Future

There was good news out of the EU recently: The European Parliament has banned the use of mercury amalgam in children under 15, as well as pregnant and breastfeeding women. The vote was an overwhelming 663 to 8. The ban will go into effect July 1, 2018. More, each EU nation must develop a plan […]

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Encapsulating the Nutrients of Nature: Liposomal Vitamin C

If liposomal technology  sounds Greek to you, that’s because the roots of the word lie in the Greek language. Lipo means fat, and soma means body. The technology incorporates these two words, fat and body, to define the mechanical process developed originally by the pharmaceutical industry. Liposomal technology is a method that encapsulates a liquid medicament […]

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Implants, One Option to Replace that Missing Tooth

If you’ve had a tooth extraction, you may be faced with the decision of how to replace that tooth for optimal esthetics and function. Depending on your particular circumstance, you may have some options for that. Increasingly, patients are choosing an implant to fill that gap. Traditionally the only material choice for implants was titanium. […]

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EMFs and the Growing Problem of Electrosensitivity

There is little debate, our lives depend on electrical current to run conveniently and efficiently. The down side of all that convenience? The overabundance of electrical current that runs through every aspect of our lives can expose us to electromagnetic fields (EMFs). There is concern that these EMFs can negatively impact our health. Though research, […]

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Whole Body Vibration May Just Jiggle You to a Healthier, Longer, Stronger Life

Exercise is the new wonder drug, according to the British Academy of Medical Royal Colleges.  In a recent report, Exercise: the miracle cure and the role of the doctor in promoting it, The Academy details how exercise, just exercise, can reduce chronic diseases of inflammation by 30% or more.  You know the ones, diabetes, heart […]

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Taking Issue with Fluoride

In 1945 when Grand Rapids, Michigan became the first city to implement community water fluoridation, the Precautionary Principle didn’t exist. When an activity raises threats of harm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause and effect relationships are not fully established scientifically.  Sure, you might have heard your […]

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Attaining Optimal Oral Health When Diagnosed with Gum Disease

If you have an advanced stage of gum disease, you know how devastating to oral health it can be. Left unchecked, gum disease will destroy your connective tissue attachment and periodontal tissues. It’s aninfection that can cause pain, tooth mobility, and tooth loss. More than “just” an oral disease, the pathogenic bacteria present in gum […]

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