Candy that’s good for your teeth!!

Yes you read that right.  I’m happy to tell you that candy and dental health does not have to be mutually exclusive. You CAN have your cake (or in this case,  candy) and eat it too! How? By changing your candy to “good-for-your-teeth” candy!  And it tastes great,  not like medicine or something artificial.  All…

Is your water causing cavities?

I’m not talking about the fluoride content of your drinking water. That was briefly discussed in my fluoride article. No, I’m talking about the water itself could be dissolving your teeth. Never heard of this? It’s not widely known, but most (yes, most!) bottled water is acidic. The water, if at a pH less than…

Xylitol as an anti-cavity agent

I’ll just start with the elephant in the room, at least for those of us following xylitol research (lol!). Cochrane, one of my favorite sources for reviews of healthcare evidence, had stated in March 2015 that there was insufficient evidence to show that xylitol has an anti-cavity effect. They gave a weak endorsement of fluoride…

Fluoride is the vaccines of dentistry

Let’s be honest, this post is going to cause waves no matter what I say because fluoride use is the vaccination of dentistry. Take a deep breath, open your mind, and hear me out. Like most other integrative practitioners, I take the information from both the “pro” camp and the “anti” camp and look for a solution…