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Five steps to better dental and overall health

November 17, 2012

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by Dr. Michael P. Bonner —  You already know that gum disease can cause cavities, bad breath and tooth loss. You also may know that infected gums increase one’s risk for heart damage. What you may not know — and what dentists are just now discovering — is that gum disease also can drastically increase […]

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Periodontal disease: a silent killer

October 3, 2012

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by Dr. Nick Meyer —  Periodontal disease is a chronic progressive disease that impacts our health at many levels. The most visible effects are cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes and pre-term, low-birth-weight babies. A very sensitive test that is extremely accurate and moderately priced can detect this silent killer. It is called TOPAS, or toxic oral […]

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Magnesium chloride: The best kept secret in modern medicine

September 17, 2012

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by Mark A. Sircus —  Besides magnesium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and iodine can be used to treat cancer. Deep within the heart of Western medicine are wisdom and power that often seem deliberately stymied by medical authorities and the pharmaceutical companies that stand behind them. Magnesium chloride in emergency rooms Inside emergency rooms and intensive […]

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Three things you may not know about heart health

August 13, 2012

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by Paula Owens — What causes heart disease? A healthy heart is the foundation of your health, vitality, physical ability and longevity. There are many risk factors to be aware of that you can control, such as smoking, lack of exercise, low vitamin D levels, obesity, type II diabetes, stress and poor diet. Food items […]

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Reversing gum disease and bone loss

August 10, 2012

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by Julia Busch —  Over 95 percent of Americans have gum disease, and it can be a killer. Though seldom lethal, mounting medical literature directly associates oral disease with extensive systemic problems, including leukemia, arthritis, heart, kidney, liver and lung diseases. “Cancer begins in the mouth,” says nutritionist Dr. Cass Ingram, a doctor of osteopathy […]

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Gum disease — the silent killer

March 5, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  Gum disease is literally a silent killer. The oral systemic connection has been clearly established, and additional scientific findings are being regularly published in peer-reviewed journals, such as the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and the British journal, Lancet. Many of […]

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The positive benefits of tea and your teeth

March 5, 2012

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by Heather Demeritte —  We brush our teeth first thing in the morning and before retiring for the night. We floss, and swish mouthwash daily. Although we follow a regular routine to promote good oral health hygiene, gum disease and tooth decay are still major health issues today. What can you do to keep your […]

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The Tooth Truth

March 5, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  The health of your mouth is about far more than appearance. It can literally mean the difference between life and death. In particular, chronic and usually hidden dental infections often wreak havoc on the entire body and can contribute to heart disease and cancer. Modern dentistry is one of the […]

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Can dentistry be natural?

February 23, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  You might be surprised to hear that there is nothing natural about dentistry. In fact, I believe it is one of the most unnaturally executed disciplines in health care. That said, healthy dentistry as I see it, is for everyone. So what is it? Healthy dentistry is a philosophy of care […]

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