The Root Canal Cover-Up: Did George Meinig Have it Right?

The Root Canal Cover-Up: Did George Meinig Have it Right?

Did George Meinig have it right when he wrote ‘The Root Canal Cover-Up back in 1993?  Yes and no.  The reason I say this is explained below, so keep reading. In his book, Meinig highlights the research done by Westin Price a century ago demonstrating how root...
What’s the Most Important Vitamin for Dental Health?

What’s the Most Important Vitamin for Dental Health?

What’s the most important vitamin for dental health? Many nutrients play a role in a healthy ‘ecosystem’ in the mouth.  However, there is one vitamin that rules them in the oral microbiome, especially when it comes to connective tissue and  gums. ...
Should I Treat My Root Canal Infection or Extract my Tooth?

Should I Treat My Root Canal Infection or Extract my Tooth?

I’m often asked by patients who are choosing between doing a root canal or extracting their tooth, ‘Alright doc, I get that my tooth is infected, what are my choices?  What would you do if it was your tooth?’  The rest of this post discusses my best...