F is for Fluoride

As a holistic dentist concerned with overall wellness and dental health, I was please to see that the EPA is re-examining the levels of fluoride targeted in drinking water, especially since this delays water fluoridation in San Diego.  I was also pleased to see a...

D is for Dental Convention

Last night I was fortunate to have dinner with Dr. David Kennedy, retired San Diego holistic dentist and past president of the  International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT).  Dr. Kennedy is the author of How to Save Your Teeth,  which ”...

E is for EMF’s, Part 1

Europe is pretty far ahead of the U.S. when it comes to issues of environmental health like EMF’s.  EMF’s stands for electromagnetic frequencies, the energy field generated by electronics like cell phones, computers,  appliances like microwave ovens,...

D is for Dental Cavities

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) defines dental cavities or “caries” as the “result of bacteria on teeth that breakdown foods and produce acid that destroys tooth enamel and results in tooth decay”. I see the result of sugar and poor diet...

Holistic Dentist Views on Gum Surgery

I’ve been talking a lot lately about gum disease as it is so foundational for the health of your mouth and your body. I am going talk about gum surgery today and when it should be used. First of all, surgery should not be the first option, but when it is...

Holistic Dentist’s ‘3 Steps to Gum Health’

I wanted to start a discussion of just what lasers can do for gum health. There is a lot of information currently available about gum disease and overall health.  Research has found that with gum disease, coronary artery disease is almost twice as likely to occur....