How to Resolve Root Canal Infections – A Pardigm Shift

How to Resolve Root Canal Infections – A Pardigm Shift

A lot of patients come to me seeking help in trying to resolve root canal infections.  The problem is that the basic protocol for treating root canals hasn’t changed in the last 30 years, ever since I got out of dental school.  There have been improvements and...
What To Do About Old Root Canal Infections – A Case Study

What To Do About Old Root Canal Infections – A Case Study

I’m often asked what to do about old root canal infections.  Should I try to save the tooth by doing a root canal, or extract the tooth and replace it with an artificial tooth?  The short answer is, it depends on the situation and history of the tooth.  But it...
How I Became a Holistic and Biological Dentist

How I Became a Holistic and Biological Dentist

I remember that day in 1991, as if it was yesterday.  I’d been visiting my parents in Monterey, trying to get a little R&R from work.  And here I was, sitting in the Monterey Hospital emergency room waiting to be seen, and wondering how I had gotten here. I...
Can Root Canal Infection Be Prevented?

Can Root Canal Infection Be Prevented?

I’m often asked, ‘Is there a way to prevent a root canal without actually killing the tooth?’  Another way of asking this is, ‘Is there a way to reverse a root canal after it’s been diagnosed? What’s the truth, doc?  Is there a way...
Infected Root Canals and What To Do About Them

Infected Root Canals and What To Do About Them

My book on root canal infections that are hidden and not being seen by your dentist is coming out in 2018.  It delves into this issue of infected root canals, how they come about and what to do about them.  The reason I’m writing this book is that I’ve...
What is Holistic Dentistry and What Makes It Different?

What is Holistic Dentistry and What Makes It Different?

Holistic dentistry and biological dentistry refer to two different aspects of integrative dental care. Generally speaking the term ‘holistic’ refers to the fact that the body is one whole or holistic system.  Common sense dictates that the mouth, the primary pathway...