Archive for 2014

Natural Dentist – Part 2 – Safe Amalgam Removal

When you're on the look out for your next natural/holistic dentist ask them what protocol they use for safe amalgam removal. Here are a few key points to make sure you are selecting an authentic, safe amalgam removal dental provider: 1. Temperature: Best practices for amalgam removal is to use cold water. 2. An evacuator […]

Fruit Juice & Kids’ Teeth

Quick: Which is healthier, Coca-Cola or 100% grape juice? Okay, that was too easy. Try this one: Which contains more sugar, the Coke or the grape juice? Believe it or don’t, it’s the juice. In fact, most fruit juices contain at least as much sugar as your typical soft drink. While they also contain some […]

Natural Dentist – Part 1 – Fluoride Free

We touched on what you should look for when searching for an ideal natural dentist.  Now we will go into each question a little further. Is your dentist an advocate of fluoride free practices?  What does that mean exactly? This video by “The Health Ranger” speaks volumes.  Why read about it when you can see […]

7 Reasons to Steer Clear of Soda & Other Soft Drinks

It’s a good news/bad news sort of thing. On the one hand, Americans are drinking a lot less soda than we used to. On the other, we still drink a whole of the stuff. According to data from Adams Business Media Research, over half of all 8 year olds drink at least one can of […]

What is a Natural Dentist?

The Merriam-Webster definition states: 1nat·u·ral adjective ˈna-chə-rəl, ˈnach-rəl : existing in nature and not made or caused by people: coming from nature : not having any extra substances or chemicals added : not containing anything artificial : usual or expected Let’s go deeper with the highlighted definition above: “not having any extra substances or chemicals […]

Mercury in Dentistry: What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

According to a recent Zogby poll, most Americans – almost 60% – don’t know that mercury is the main component of so-called “silver” amalgam fillings.            Only about 1 in 10 say their dentist has ever told them as much. And 2/3 say their dentist has NOT given them enough information about alternatives to make an […]