Food Swaps for Alkalinity

By office on Thursday, May, 26th, 2016 in Diet & Nutrition No Comments

There’s an important caveat to eating an alkaline diet: Just because a food is alkalinizing, it doesn’t necessarily mean you can eat it with abandon. Case in point? Fruit. Why? It contains A LOT of sugar, and too much sugar promotes an acid terrain. In fact, some say that with all the hybridization that’s gone […]


Eat to Alkalinize

By office on Wednesday, May, 18th, 2016 in Diet & Nutrition No Comments

Previously, we looked at practical things you can do at home to keep your teeth healthy and whole. Of course, all these things are a boon to your overall health, as well. Fundamental to both is creating an alkaline environment in the body. Frankly, this is a task most of us would do well to […]


Eat to Remineralize

By office on Thursday, April, 21st, 2016 in Oral Health & Hygiene No Comments

We strongly recommend that all the produce you eat be organic and, preferably, local. All animal products should come from pastured animals raised organically and humanely. Calcium Tooth structure is mostly calcium, making it critical to remineralization. Good Foods: raw dairy (Sea Breeze Farms on Vashon is a great source), rhubarb, spinach, kale, white beans, […]


Remineralization 101

By office on Thursday, April, 7th, 2016 in Oral Health & Hygiene No Comments

The environment in your mouth plays a role in the integrity of your tooth enamel. When you lack certain nutrients, minerals are lost, weakening the teeth and priming them for decay. But just as minerals can be pulled out of teeth, they can be pushed back in. You only need to create an environment in […]


How to Overwhelm Bad Bacteria & Bolster the Good

By office on Thursday, March, 17th, 2016 in Oral Health & Hygiene No Comments

Our country is flooded with fluoride. Yet caries – tooth decay – remains the number one chronic, infectious disease among children. More than 90% of adults have had decay in their permanent teeth. Ninety percent! And still folks will claim – with a straight face – that fluoridation is a triumph in public health. The […]


No-Drill Cavity Treatment – No Fairy Tale!

By office on Thursday, March, 10th, 2016 in Oral Health & Hygiene No Comments

Once upon a time, if you had a cavity, a dentist would just drill and fill – usually with mercury amalgam. Dentists would call it “silver,” but that couldn’t whitewash the fact that a potent neurotoxin was being placed in the mouth, mere inches from the brain. Not cool. Not good. These days, there are […]


Good Health Starts in the Mouth

By office on Tuesday, February, 2nd, 2016 in Oral-Systemic Connections, Periodontal Health No Comments

Most people don’t think much about their teeth and gums until something goes wrong. They see their dentist as a problem-fixer, a kind of mouth mechanic, not realizing that their oral health actually has an impact on their overall health and well-being. Holistic and biological dentistry emphasizes this connection – along with a conservative approach […]


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