It’s Mercury-Free Dentistry Awareness Week

Although more dental offices these days are mercury-free like ours, the unfortunate truth is that most American dentists still place amalgam fillings – restorations that are 50% mercury, a known (and potent!) neurotoxin. According to a survey published earlier this year in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 62% of general dentists and 56% of… Read More It’s Mercury-Free Dentistry Awareness Week

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

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,… Read More New Fruit Juice Guidelines for Kids May Still Mean Too Much Sugar

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… Read More Encapsulating the Nutrients of Nature: Liposomal Vitamin C

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.… Read More Implants, One Option to Replace that Missing Tooth

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,… Read More EMFs and the Growing Problem of Electrosensitivity